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    Family Exploration Hikes

    Join us the first and third Saturdays in the summer for exploration hikes! Free and family friendly.

    More information & registration here

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    Summer Exploration Days!

    Join the refuge Wednesdays June 6th - August 29th for a free event featuring hands-on nature activities and crafts for kids of all ages.

    Learn More...

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    Hike the Refuge Year-round

    Every day is a great day to get out on the Refuge. A mile long and easy to access, the year-round trail is always a breath of fresh air.

    Walking Trails

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    Access Recreation

    Thanks to access recreation, Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is accessible to all! Check out their website below.

    Access Recreation

Get Involved at Your Refuge

Who's Been Visiting the Refuge

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Find out what birds visitors have been seeing at the Refuge over the past two weeks. Powered by eBird.

Who's Been Visiting the Refuge?

Become a Refuge Friend

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Where would any of us be without friends. Nowhere is that more true than at the Refuge. From restoration, to education, to being the smiling face to greet you at the Wildlife Center, The Friends of Tualatin River NWR are as much the face of the Refuge as the critters. Check them out today!

Learn more about the Friends
In the Community

Outreach with Reel Appeal

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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service are working with I'm Hooked Inc. to get youth and families hooked on fishing and conservation. A new outreach trailer will help them do just that throughout the Portland-Vancouver Metro Area.

Learn more about the trailer...

About the Complex

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS