Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


Features

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Early Seasonal Trail Closure

The Wetlands Seasonal Trail will close early this year. The closure begins August 16 and will reopen, as normal, May 1, 2022.

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Get Involved at Your 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!

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Volunteers Make a Difference

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Giving the gift of time could not be easier, or more enjoyable at Tualatin River NWR. Volunteers help kids connect with nature, restore habitat, monitor wildlife populations, and assist with day-to-day activities, all while having a lot of fun.

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Upcoming Opportunity

Youth Waterfowl Hunt

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The application period for 6th Annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt is now closed. Our youth waterfowl hunt takes place on the Riverboat Unit of the Refuge, giving young people a chance to see a part of the property usually closed to the public, in addition to learning about hunting and conservation in a safe environment.

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About the Complex

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

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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.

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