Pierce National Wildlife Refuge is located in southwest Washington within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. It encompasses 329 acres of wetlands and uplands along the north shore of the Columbia River immediately west of the town of North Bonneville. In 1983 Mrs. Lena Pierce donated of 319 acres of her ranch to establish the Pierce National Wildlife to provide sanctuary for wintering waterfowl, particularly Canada geese. Pierce National Wildlife Refuge is a small landmass and isn't served by any public trails or roads. Access to the Refuge is only allowed by special guided tour.