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River Estuary Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.3 mile 2.1 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 7' 2 m
Descent: -2' -1 m
High: 16' 5 m
Low: 10' 3 m

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Trail shared by Emily Roeben

Birds, tides, and wetlands, oh my! This easy gravel and boardwalk trail is great for birding.

Emily Roeben

Features Birding · River/Creek

Runner Notes

A flat gravel path and boardwalk.

Description

Get up close and personal with the wetlands of Hood Canal. Interpretive kiosks along this trail inform and delight by pointing out the wonderful features of this wetland. The marsh is a protected salt marsh, where the Union River meets the Canal. There is also an interpretive community center at the parking lot.

Flora & Fauna

Lots of birds and wetland plants.

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#483

in Washington

#9,344

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Blue Heron by the trail.
Dec 3, 2015 near Belfair, WA

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