Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge provides a variety of recreational and educational activities--all specially focused on our wildlife and their habitats. Please visit us to discover the beauty of the Tualatin River Valley, view abundant wildlife, learn about the historic landscapes that once dominated this area, and find out how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages the refuge.
The Refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk.
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Our Wildlife Center is open.
Come visit and explore our new exhibits, non-profit nature store, and our indoor and outdoor viewing areas. Learn about the history of the Tualatin River, the people who have come here over the years, and the land that is now part of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. Learn about the refuge's wildlife and habitats and how they are part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
The Wildlife Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. -- 4:00 p.m and closed on Mondays.
Weekend hours are extended to 10:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Coming during the holidays? Call 503-625-5945 for holiday hours. Occasional severe winter weather keeps our volunteers at home, so call ahead if in doubt. Volunteers are ready to welcome you and answer your questions.
Wildlife Center Upcoming Holiday Hours
Wednesday November 27th: Open 10:00am-1:00pm
Thursday November 29th: Closed
Friday November 29th: Open 10:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Friday December 23rd - 27th: Closed
Saturday and Sunday, December 28th and 29th: Open 10:00am-4:00pm
Monday December 30th - Thursday Janury 2nd: Closed
Friday January 3rd: Open and regular hours resume.
NOTE: While the Wildlife Center may be closed, the refuge trails and overlooks are opne daily from dawn to dusk. Restrooms are available in the Education Shelter.