Wildlife Refuge

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

One of the hidden gems of the Pacific Northwest, at least for us anyway. After 27 years of living in Vancouver, just north of Portland, we visited for the first time recently. Unbeknownst to us we picked the perfect day. The Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is to the east of Mount Rainier near the town…

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Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge

One of my favorite places on earth, the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge, offers endless opportunities to view nature in all its glory. Getting there early is recommended. Sunrises can be quite spectacular. The gates open automatically just before sunrise. The Refuge is open every day during daylight hours. Closing times for the automated gate are posted…

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