Replace Volunteer Quarters
The Finding of No Significant Impact to replace the volunteer quarters at Dungeness NWR is now available.
Want to discover who those birds are scampering beside the waves?
Volunteer for the Refuge
Volunteers provide vital support to the Refuge -- from beach clean up to trailhead docents to re-vegetation projects.
Come join us!
Take a Hike!
Thinking about hiking the Spit? Whether taking a short hike to an overlook or trekking out to the lighthouse, be sure to prepare.
Find tips here...
Refuge UpdatesJanuary 10, 2010
The fifteen year plan guiding the management of Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge has been completed. Find out more about the CCP...
About the Complex
The waters surrounding the North Olympic Peninsula support five additional refuges. Flattery Rocks, Quillayute Needles, Copalis, Protection Island, and San Juan Islands.
Dungeness is managed as part of the Washington Maritime Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
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
Connecting to NatureOctober 03, 2011
Finds tips on how to take your best shot!Learn more...
In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of earth.
Page Photo Credits Brant © Dow Lambert, Dunlin / ©Dow Lambert, Volunteer / ©Dow Lambert, Hiking trails / USFWS, Townsend's Chipmunk / ©Dow Lambert, Western Sandpiper © Dow Lambert
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016