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Tualatin River
National Wildlife Refuge


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Enjoying the Refuge

Large groups of waterfowl in flooded wetland with trees in background.  Photo by Ed Bustya.

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge provides a variety of recreational and educational activities--all specially focused on our wildlife and their habitats.  Please visit us to discover the beauty of the Tualatin River Valley, view abundant wildlife, learn about the historic landscapes that once dominated this area, and find out how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages the refuge.

The Refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk.


Bringing A Group? 

Click here for group reservation information.


Items to Note

  • Information kiosk with trail mapBe sure to check out the information kiosks before heading out on the trails.

  • Trails are for walking only.  To minimize disturbance to wildlife, no bicycling, jogging, or running. 

  • Pets are not allowed on the refuge.  They disturb wildlife and will scare animals away even before you get a chance to see them.

  • The refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk.