Total Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017
Eclipse_Home_Page_150x116.jpg On August 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse will cross America and Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge will be directly in the path of totality.

On August 21, 2017 people across America will be able to witness a Total Solar Eclipse and Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge is directly in the path of totality.

The Total Solar Eclipse will be visible, assuming fog doesn't obscure the view, from both Siletz Bay and Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuges. 

The eclipse will start to be visible at the refuge at 9:04 am
TOTALITY is at 10:17 am
The eclipse will end at 11:36 am


The Refuge will be open to visitors from sunrise to sunset. From Dusk until Dawn the refuge is closed and no overnight parking nor camping is permitted.

During the eclipse visitors will only be allowed in designated areas of the refuge.

Parking is limited and will be available on a first-come first-serve basis in designated areas. Once the parking lots are full the road to the refuge will be closed to all cars until after the eclipse ends at 11:36 am.

Bring eclipse-approved eyewear. The sun can cause permanent eye damage if proper eye protection is not utilized.

August is peak fire season so please use caution and remember, no fires are allowed.

Please pack out anything you bring along. Restrooms are available but water and other amenities are not so please remember to bring your own.