Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, Bandon

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge is a U.S. National Wildlife Refuge on Oregon's coast. It is one of six National Wildlife Refuges comprising the Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex and is renowned among bird watchers for being able to view rare shorebirds including ruff, Hudsonian godwit, and Mongolian plover.

The refuge was last expanded in 1999, it now has 889 acres (3.60 km2) in two units: Bandon Marsh and Ni-les'tun.

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  • Free NWR, but in May when we went really nothing to see. Just grass and plants; I think in Spring and Fall it's good for migrating birds, but really nothing visible when we were there. Not bad...  more »
  • Quite a large area. The refuge protects the largest remaining tidal salt marsh within the Coquille River estuary. There is a viewing playform as well as a path that takes you through a short walk out....  more »
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