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Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

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Hoquiam wildlife Refuge

Very rustic nature trail/boardwalk. Many types of birds to see. A breeze from the bay is always... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Hoquiam, Washington
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This is a super cool free family activity to view wildlife in Aberdeen/Hoquiam

This is about a mile long boardwalk by the airport in Hoquiam. Hoquiam is right next to Aberdeen so... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Robin L
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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19 Aug 2018
“Hoquiam wildlife Refuge”
9 Oct 2017
“This is a super cool free family activity to view wildlife in Aberdeen/Hoquiam”
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very rustic nature trail/boardwalk. Many types of birds to see. A breeze from the bay is always refreshing

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is about a mile long boardwalk by the airport in Hoquiam. Hoquiam is right next to Aberdeen so it's like the same town. Go to the airport and park by the only restaurant at the airport. It's closed but there's parking. Walk around the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great to see so many shorebirds. Easy parking and educational signs along the trail. Adjacent to the airport.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is in an odd location and you wonder if you will find it. But when you get to it, it's a nice piece of God's nature seeing the water and lots of birds

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank celested1016
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I would have never found this place without a local telling me about it. Unfortunately, we were not there during migration, that has got to be a sight to see. We did however see many birds, deer, and banana slugs. This is a great peaceful...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank michaelpH2708QB
Reviewed 18 May 2016

5/16/16 We walked the Sandpiper Trail- quiet and flat, beautiful walk in the woods. Migration is coming to an end just a couple of thousand Western Sandpipers, a few <50 Semipalmated Plovers. Not a great tide for viewing. The settling ponds and bay beach on...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank TacomaPuffin
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This wonderful hidden gem is perfect for anyone wanting to get a little exercise on a nice wooden and well-maintained trail to view our bird sanctuary/Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge. The trail is approx. a mile-so it is perfect for young or old. Anytime my...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Terri M
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We always love walking the 6 foot raised wooden trail at the bird sanctuary. During the season Hoquiam has shore birds festival that attracts thousands to see this amazing place. But even outside of the migration season the trail is a peaceful wonder to walk....More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Douglas O
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The Grays harbor national wildlife refuge is very easy to access and if you attend the shorebird festival in May you can learn a great deal about the area and the refuge from the experts who gather for the festival. If you are a birder...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Brent M
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Once you find this place back behind the air port you end up on a mile+ raised wood walking trail that heads out to the shore line. The birds are wonderful if you get out here during the shore bird fest. DON'T MISS THIS!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Douglas O
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