In The Community
Located near the south end of Puget Sound, Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is surrounded by metropolitan areas. Consequently, the Refuge fills a critical niche for the local communities, facilitating a connection to nature for over 200,000 visitors annually.
The Refuge is located just the west of Lacey, a community of about 60,000 residents.Learn More
Olympia is a lively community that, in addition to being the capitol of Washington State, hosts a variety of festivals. Learn More
The closest large city is Tacoma, with many popular museums and a zoo at nearby Pt. Defiance.Learn More