Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

The Refuge trails are open everyday for wildlife viewing and nature photography from sunrise to sunset.

Visitors must be out of the Refuge by sunset when the entrance gate is locked each evening.

Nisqually Refuge provides abundant opportunities for wildlife-dependent recreation.

Plan Your Visit to Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge provides numerous recreation opportunities to thousands of visitors every year. Whether boating, hiking, or participating in educational programs, visitors enjoy viewing the unique ecosystems and diverse wildlife. Regulation of recreation activities allow for public enjoyment of the refuge while still protecting the wildlife and habitats.

Directions

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is located 8 miles northeast of Olympia, Washington.

  • From Interstate 5 southbound, take exit 114. Make a right at the traffic light, go under the freeway and make a right into the Refuge. Follow the entrance road to the two public parking lots.
  • From Interstate 5 northbound, take exit 114. Make a left at the stop sign, go under the freeway and make a right into the Refuge. Follow the entrance road to the two public parking lots.

Location

100 Brown Farm Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98516, USA