Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge


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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Address:100 Brown Farm Rd
Olympia, WA 98516

Phone:360-753-9467
Fax:360-534-9302
Web: www.fws.gov/nisqually
Established: 1974.
Location:8 miles northeast of Olympia, Washington.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, hiking trails (é), observation tower, viewing sites, historic features.
Activities:Boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is located in the Nisqually River Delta, a biologically rich and diverse area at the southern end of Puget Sound.
Habitats: 3,000 acres of salt and freshwater marshes, grasslands, riparian, and mixed forest habitats.
Access: Open daily during daylight hours.
Wild life: Migratory birds, including wigeon, mallard, blue-winged teal, shrews, moles, otters, bats, whales, porpoises, snakes and newts.

See other parks in Washington.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, 100 Brown Farm Rd., Olympia (I-5 to exit 114, 56 miles south of Seattle), 360/753-9467
Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) On August 11, 1999, FWS Western Washington Office staff presented "Wolves of the West" as part of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge's Summer Lecture Series.