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As with all national sites, they are all worth a visit. The Wildlife Refuge is just that: a place saved for the birds along the Pacific Flyway. If you're not a birder (I'm not), you can still enjoy walking through this old slough area, now...More
Amazing unspoiled refuge that probably hasn’t changed in hundreds of years. Miles and miles of water ways for kayaking, fishing,
Hunting and more. Right on the Ca. Hwy 101
Easy on and off for those traveling north or south. Truly a special place on our...More
Unless you're going to do some real bird watching or set up your plein aire painting then you will spend a couple of hours here.
It's easy to get to, right off 101, with good parking at the visitors center. That said, I'm surprised that...More
Wasnt sure what to expect and this place was quiet and relaxing! It was a short walk (2 miles) and very enjoyable. There was mist and fog during our walk and my husband said it reminded him of Ireland countryside at one point!
We visited this place at evening and it was all beautiful and quiet and lots of birds... until we returned to the parking lot at the visitor center and found the car window was smashed. Just beware, there are professional thieves "working" in the area,...More
A beautiful Wildlife Refuge just south of Eureka on the southern end of Humboldt Bay. It is free to visit and is open 7 days a week (excluding Federal holidays). The visitor center is even open 7 days a week and has fun activities for...More
We took our smoked tri tip sandwich from the Ferndale butcher's and some fruit as a picnic. The trail we followed round the salt marsh is not long - just a couple of miles. Well laid out, with different habitats. Toilet facilities, as usual with...More