Although Three Arch Rocks NWR is closed to public entry to protect wildlife, the thronging seabirds and marine mammals found there can be enjoyed with scopes and binoculars from nearby public areas. View the refuge from Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge or from the beach near Oceanside.
Some tips to make watching wildlife enjoyable and rewarding:
Download our Watchable Wildlife guide (PDF 444 KB), consult Oregon Explorer's Watchable Wildlife page to locate hotspots for wildlife, or look for the "Wildlife Viewing Station" sign wherever you visit. Plan your visit...
Perhaps the fastest growing activity on national wildlife refuges in the past ten years has been wildlife photography. That’s not surprising—the digital camera population explosion and cell phones with ever-improving picture-taking abilities are increasing the number of nature photographers at a...
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