Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
Pacific Region

Plan Your Visit

Come discover the refuge! There are many ways to enjoy, experience and learn about the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.  Check out the educational and recreational activities available. 

Quick Facts

  • The refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk.
  • Currently, there is not an entrance fee to visit the refuge; however, a fee may be implemented in the future.  At this time, the refuge does not carry or sell Federal Duck Stamps or America the Beautiful Passes (including Senior or Access passes). 
  • The Wildlife Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. -- 4:00 p.m.  The Wildlife Center is closed on Mondays.  Coming during a holiday?  Call ahead at 503-625-5945 for holiday hours.
  • Administrative Office hours are: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm and 9:00am-3:30pm on Friday.
  • Get Driving Directions

Bringing A Group? 

Download group reservation information.

Special Events and Activities

Check out our schedule of upcoming activities

Items to Note

  • Be 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.
  • No hunting or fishing opportunities exist on the refuge.

The main visitor entrance to Tualatin River NWR is located at:

19255 SW Pacific Highway (Highway 99W)

Sherwood, OR 97140

**Click here  to download Refuge Map

Refuge Map

**Click here  to download Refuge Map

Getting Here

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By Bus

Visitors can also take Tri-Met bus Route 93 (daily) and/or 94 (weekdays only) [Stop ID# 12743] directly to the Refuge entrance on Highway 99W.  Check Tri-Met for schedules. Look for the kiosk at the bus stop for maps and information.  Follow the trail from the bus stop, 100 yards to the Wildlife Center and main trailheads.

By Bicycle:

For your convenience, bicycle racks are provided in visitor parking areas.  However, bicycles are not permitted on refuge trails.

By Car:

From the North:  Drive southbound on Highway 99W and continue through the town of King City.  Approximately .7 miles beyond the Cipole Rd traffic light, turn right into the refuge.  Look for brown highway guide signs.

From the South:  Drive northbound on Highway 99W, approximately 1 mile north of Tualatin-Sherwood Road.  Look for brown highway guide signs directing you to make a U-turn in order to enter into the refuge. 

Refuge Office

The new refuge administrative headquarters is located at 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood, OR 97140.  The Roy Rogers Road office building is no longer open to the public. Administrative Office hours are: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm and 9:00am-3:30pm on Friday.


Last updated: October 3, 2014