Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife preserve, one of the national wildlife refuges operated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, located in the westernmost part of Clark County, Washington. The refuge protects more than 5,200 acres of marshes, grasslands, and woodlands.
From Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge”Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is 5,300 acres of protected habitat along the Columbia River floodplain. The Refuge is broken up into several management units. Two of these units can be visited by the public. The hours of our listing have been removed due to the nature of several construction projects that currently impede access. Check the website for current visiting hours. The River ‘S’ Unit- 1071 S Hillhurst Rd. Includes the Auto Tour Route and seasonal Kiwa Trail. The Carty Unit- 28908 NW Main Ave. Includes the Refuge office, Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Oaks-to-Wetlands Trail, and the Seasonal Carty Lake Trail. Stay up-to-date at: www.Ridgefieldfriends.org, or www.Refuge2020.info, as well as the FWS website.”