Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge


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Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

Address:301 N 3rd Ave
Ridgefield, WA 98642

Phone:360-887-4106
Web: www.fws.gov/ridgefieldrefuges/RNWRHome.htm
Established: 1965.
Location:Along the Columbia River, between Vancouver and Longview in southwestern Washington.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, trails, auto tour route.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting, wildlife observation, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge contains the historic Cathlapotle townsite, which was visited by Lewis and Clark in 1806, and is one of the best-preserved Native American sites in the northwest U.S.
Habitats: 5,150 acres of marshes, grasslands, and woodlands.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Canada geese, sandhill crane, mallard, great blue herons, red-tailed hawks, black-tailed deer, coyote, raccoon, skunk, beaver, river otter, and occasional brush rabbits.

See other parks in Washington.
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Caption: A Columbian white-tailed deer is released at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.
To reduce this risk to the deer population, partners, volunteers and Service staff moved 88 Columbian white-tailed deer over a three-year period to Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.