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"Itinerary 3: Wildlife Adventures - Nisqually Wildlife Refuge & NW Trek


Day 1: Mount St. Helens & Wolfhaven (100 miles)
Day 2: Nisqually Wildlife Refuge & NW Trek (75 miles)
Day 3: Issaquah/Snoqualmie Falls, Padilla Bay National Marine Reserve (110 miles)
Day 4: Whale Watching/Nature Cruise San Juan Islands

Day Two: Nisqually Wildlife Refuge & NW Trek

Nisqually Wildlife Refuge is home to 50+ species of mammals, over 200 kinds of birds and 125 species of fish.
The Refuge is a site on the Great Washington State Birding Trail Olympic Loop map. Trails thread through the refuge. Volunteers are available upon request to give a brief (15-20 minute) orientation program to groups with reservations.

Northwest Trek a 723-acre park with over 200 Northwest animals representing 35 species, you are guaranteed to get close to wildlife including moose, bison, elk, wolves, bears, coyotes, cougars, eagles, owls and more. Take an educational tram ride with a naturalist through the park’s free-roaming area.
Special rates are available for groups of 15 or more when reservations are made. Take in the sights as you drive up to Mount Rainier National Park. Stretch your legs on one of the many hikes in the park.
Overnight: Mount Rainier area

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