Right from the twin barn to the board walk, it is a great place to spend few hours. Right of the I-5, you need either a national parks pass or $2-3 dollars to experience the refuge.
We visited Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Lots of walkers there Sunday morning with their families. Walks can be short or long. Lots of scenery and a variety of birds to see. It's been a while since I'd been here and I'm glad I was able to come back. It's great!
We visited on a Wednesday which is the reserves dedicated day for birdwatchers. There were many helpful regulars who were happy to point out birds and other wildlife. From this vantage point in the Puget Sound were able to get great views of both the Olympic Mountains and Mt. Ranier. Check the website before going. I believe they are only... 更多
The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, now renamed the Bill Frank Nature Preserve offers a beautiful walk on a well groomed path and boardwalks. A wooden walkway goes approximately a half mile out into the Delta, where you can observe eagles nesting, great blue herons etc. Well worth the visit.
Spring is the absolute best season to visit. Also the Big Leaf Maple color change is beautiful in the Fall. Usually you'll have the refuge to yourself and find much more solitude in the early morning and around sunset. Weekends can be very, very crowded. Seemingly the critters don't like crowds either. I have found their presence to be far... 更多