Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Get Involved at Your Refuge

Refuge2020.info

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This new resource is designed to keep you informed about all of the current and upcoming habitat and public access improvements happening at the Tualatin River NWR Complex. The Friends and USFWS have teamed up to create refuge2020.info. This platform will be your #1 resource for the what, when, how, and why of these projects.

Click here to learn more...

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

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.

Click here to read about our volunteer opportunities
Upcoming Opportunity

Youth Waterfowl Hunt

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Registration for our 5th Annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt, is now open. 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.

For more information click here

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.

Learn more about the NWRS