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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail

Olympia, WA

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Olympia, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips & walking and is accessible year-round.

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Recent Reviews

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Rock Candy Mountain
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Awsome view at the top. Some trails are very rocky and can be tough on your ankles. Watch out for ATVs, they tend to not look out for hikers. Overall nice hike.

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McLane Creek Woods Loop
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

It was a nice hike. Pretty, fairly flat, easy for dogs and kids. The trail was well maintained.

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Mima Falls
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

took our jogging stroller and to small girls with us and had a blast everyone on the trails where super sweet while passing us on some very narrow spots.

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

Great and easy walk. Took alot of pictures there.

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Watershed Park
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15 Completed 15 Reviews

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Priest Point
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15 Completed 15 Reviews

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Mima Mounds
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15 Completed 15 Reviews

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail
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8 Completed 7 Reviews

Great place to witness wildlife near the Puget Sound.

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Priest Point
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

enjoyed waffling this trial. . the views were awesome and if your into geocaching there are a few in the park. . would definitely recommend and will definitely come back

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Henderson Inlet: Woodward Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area
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13 Completed 2 Reviews

As mentioned, you need a Discover Pass to park there, and it's only open from May to September.
You can either take the trail or the paved road to Henderson Inlet. There are benches at the inlet, a nice beachy area, and a grassy area with habitat information. It's a relaxing place to look out at the water.
In July/August you'll find salmonberries lining the trails.

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