Whether the tide is in or out, a wonderful nature walk. Great for birders.
Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Seasonal
SN: 125024 - 2024 / Y0838
Future event (not yet open)
Starting Fri, Mar 1st, 2024 until Sep 30th, 2024
Start box available: 7 am to 7 pm.
Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
CC: Thurston County
Daily dawn to dusk. Walk on boardwalks and hard packed gravel trail. Boardwalks may be slippery in wet weather. The Nisqually Refuge has become an important place for wildlife and migratory birds. View songbirds, eagles, osprey and seasonal wildflowers. Save time for exhibits when Visitors Center is open. Volunteers are on hand to answer your questions (not on Monday or Tuesday). Bring camera and binoculars.
Rating: 1B, Distance: 5, 10km
This is a National Refuge. There is a $3 fee to enter the Refuge. Pay box located in front of Visitors Center. This fee covers up to THREE PERSONS. FREE ENTRY for those with National Parks Senior Passes, Duck Stamps or Military Passes (Complete listing at Visitors Center). SORRY NO PETS IN REFUGE.
Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY
OSB - First register for the event
The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:
Chevron Station, 10246 Martin Way E. From North or South on I-5 take exit 114. Southbound exit goes right on to Martin Way E. Northbound turns right at the end of the ramp and another right at Martin Way E. Look for the Chevron Station on the right. Walk box located in cupboard at bottom Washington State Lottery kiosk inside of store. Register, take map and drive 1/2 mile to Refuge. Park in lot in front of Visitors Center if possible.
Maps phrase and directions link
Click "GO" to bring up the directions on Google maps.
Chevron Station, 10246 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98516
This event has a remote start.
1/2 mile to Visitor Center of Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.
PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.
Evergreen Wanderers (AVA-0115)
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.