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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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One of our favorite hikes!

On our 2 week vacation to Sequim, we frequented this place, not once but twice. The approximate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori L
Estero, Florida
Whats a SPIT?

Its a strip of land that sticks out into the ocean, this one is 5 miles long and about 100 feet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simi Valley, California
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The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.
554 Voice of America Rd, Sequim, WA 98382-9537
+1 360-457-8451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our 2 week vacation to Sequim, we frequented this place, not once but twice. The approximate mile hike to the beach was nothing compared to where we ended up - on the beach. Absolutely breathtaking! There's even a viewing area before heading down to...More

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a strip of land that sticks out into the ocean, this one is 5 miles long and about 100 feet wide. At high tide it almost disapears, you need to check the tide charts before you go out. It is worth going to, you...More

Thank wgh57
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely park. It was free National Park day when we went, otherwise to walk down to the spit its a couple of bucks.

Thank victoriawadebcac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The spit of land and the old lighthouse are central to the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge (DNWR). The spit was formed from the prevailing wind and wave action that erodes the 115 foot high bluff made from the deposits left by several ice ages. This...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most stunning places I’ve visited; it’s unlike anyplace else. If you’ve seen where it’s located on a map and seen pictures, you know it’s going to be unique. I’m 73 years old and it was a good hike down to...More

Thank janicegritz
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

What a day we had in mid-October. We did the 5.5 mile hike out to the lighthouse and returned (11 miles total). Make sure you heed the advise on the tides. 2 1/12 hours out, 45 minutes at the lighthouse, and 1 3/4 hours back....More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The DUNGENESS Spit is 5 miles long and has a lighthouse on the end. You need to visit when the tide is low is be able to walk to the end. The hike down is also short but downhill part way so remember you have...More

Thank letsdotravel
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Our family goes to Dungeness every time we visit the Sequim/Port Angeles area. You can walk along the shore, skip rocks, build sand castles, or look for wildlife (harbor seals, bald eagles, sea lions). Just a wonderful place to sit on a log and gaze...More

1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We didn’t walk far due to our age group and time constraints. There are a ton of pretty rocks to look at and pick up. At the time we visited, the waves were gentle so kids could dip their feet in. There are toilets up...More

Thank SeesTheWorld5
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Always a flying visit and so want to spend a lot more time here. small charge to enter but goes towards the upkeep. Have always seen wildlife whenever I have been there this visit 2 deer's one just stood wtaching me watching him

Thank Julie L
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Patty E
27 July 2018|
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Response from Nani1212 | Reviewed this property |
Yup. There is a small fee to get in. Bring cash.
Dan W
17 August 2017|
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Response from Elaine1613 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen some people who do bike the trail to the spit I don't think it would be advisable. The trail is not that long and is frequented by may people. Also that last hill down to the shore is rather steep and a bike... More
1 April 2016|
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Response from Lccdesign | Reviewed this property |
No public transportation is available to reach this gorgeous spot.