This Wildlife Refuge Near Portland Is Perfect For A Winter Day Trip

If you are looking for fun day trips from Portland, this wildlife refuge in Southwestern Washington must be added to your bucket list. Located just under an hour from the city, the national reserve houses 5,200 acres of marsh, wetlands, and woodlands, and is just waiting to be explored.

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The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is located at 28908 NW Main Avenue in Ridgefield, WA. There is a $3 entrance fee per car at the refuge, and only cash or check are accepted.

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