Directions

DIRECTIONS TO EVENTS AND FIELD TRIPS

Events and Field Trips are shown in alphabetical order.

(Look for Festival birders wherever you go, wearing binoculars, scopes, and/or name tags)

Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, Sequim

The Center is at the west end of Hendrickson Road. Event and trip registration will be available at the River Center. Address: 2151 West Hendrickson Road. Phone: 360-681-4076.

Audubon Photography Awards Show: Meets at the Sequim City Hall. From Hwy 101 get off on the Sequim Ave exit and go north (towards the Strait of Juan de Fuca). Turn left on W Cedar St and the City Hall will be on your right.
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Directions to Dungeness River Audubon Center from westbound Highway 101: Exit Highway 101 at the River Road exit. At top of exit ramp, turn right (north) on River Road. Drive 0.2 mile. Turn right (east) onto Washington Street at the Roundabout. Drive 0.1 mile. Turn left (north) on Priest Rd. at the light. Drive 0.6 mile to end of Priest Rd. Turn left (west) on Hendrickson Road. Drive 0.7 miles to the RR Bridge parking lot at the end of the road.
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Banquet: At the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe “Red Cedar Room” Drive time from River Centerl: 20 min. From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101: Go East (toward Seattle) 6.4 miles. Go past Seven Cedars Casino; turn left onto Blyn Crossing, and then right onto old Blyn Highway. The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Administrative complex will be on the left; the Red Cedar Room is to the left of the twin totem poles. Park in the parking lot or across the street.
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Bays and Coasts of the Olympic Peninsula: Meets at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Rd., Sequim Directions to Dungeness River Audubon Center from westbound Highway 101: Exit Highway 101 at the River Road exit. At top of exit ramp, turn right (north) on River Road. Drive 0.2 mile. Turn right (east) onto Washington Street at the Roundabout. Drive 0.1 mile. Turn left (north) on Priest Rd. at the light. Drive 0.6 mile to end of Priest Rd. Turn left (west) on Hendrickson Road. Drive 0.7 miles to the RR Bridge parking lot at the end of the road.
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BirdFest Kick Off: Meets at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Rd, Sequim. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 50 min. Directions to Dungeness River Audubon Center from westbound Highway 101: Exit Highway 101 at the River Road exit. At top of exit ramp, turn right (north) on River Road. Drive 0.2 mile. Turn right (east) onto Washington Street at the Roundabout. Drive 0.1 mile. Turn left (north) on Priest Rd. at the light. Drive 0.6 mile to end of Priest Rd. Turn left (west) on Hendrickson Road. Drive 0.7 miles to the RR Bridge parking lot at the end of the road.
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Birding from The Elwha to Dungeness Rivers: Meets at the Elwha Dike parking, N end of Place Rd, W side Elwha River off Hwy 112. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 50 min. From Sequim: Drive west on Hwy 101 through Port Angeles. Approximately 5 miles west of Port Angeles, turn right onto Hwy 112 (to Joyce and Clallam Bay). Drive 2.1 miles, crossing the Elwha River, to Place Rd., which is the second right west of the river. Drive north on Place Rd. 1.9 miles. Turn right at the Elwha Dike sign (you cannot go further). Park wherever there is a spot in the next 0.2 miles. Meet near the stanchions at the beginning of the trail to the beach.
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Bird Drawing Class: Meets at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Rd, Sequim. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 50 min. Directions to Dungeness River Audubon Center from westbound Highway 101: Exit Highway 101 at the River Road exit. At top of exit ramp, turn right (north) on River Road. Drive 0.2 mile. Turn right (east) onto Washington Street at the Roundabout. Drive 0.1 mile. Turn left (north) on Priest Rd. at the light. Drive 0.6 mile to end of Priest Rd. Turn left (west) on Hendrickson Road. Drive 0.7 miles to the RR Bridge parking lot at the end of the road.
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Dawn Chorus at Railroad Bridge Park: Meets at DRAC parking lot, Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Rd., Sequim. Directions to Dungeness River Audubon Center from westbound Highway 101: Exit Highway 101 at the River Road exit. At top of exit ramp, turn right (north) on River Road. Drive 0.2 mile. Turn right (east) onto Washington Street at the Roundabout. Drive 0.1 mile. Turn left (north) on Priest Rd. at the light. Drive 0.6 mile to end of Priest Rd. Turn left (west) on Hendrickson Road. Drive 0.7 miles to the RR Bridge parking lot at the end of the road.
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Dry Creek Waterfowl Breeding Sanctuary: From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101, go west toward Port Angeles about 14 miles. Highway 101 becomes Front Street as it passes through Port Angeles. Turn left on Lincoln and follow Highway 101 (south) through Port Angeles, as it becomes Lauridsen Blvd. In 3.4 miles from this turn, make a left onto Walkabout Way, a small, private dirt road (the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal Police Building will be on the right side of 101), and continue 0.4 miles until the end, 367 Walkabout Way. Just before the end of the road, it splits. Bear left, downhill.
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Dungeness Spit & Dungeness Rec Area: Meets at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge parking lot. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 20 min From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101: Go west on 101 (toward Port Angeles) for 4.6 miles. Turn right (north) on Kitchen-Dick Road. Drive 3.2 miles, at which point the road makes a right curve to the east and becomes Lotzgesell Rd. Drive 0.1 mile. Turn left (north) on Voice of America Road. Drive 1.0 miles on the main road (past the campgrounds) to the far parking lot at the entrance of the NWR. We will meet at the entrance to the NWR trail.
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Neah Bay Birding by Land & Sea: From Hwy 101: Drive west on Hwy 101. Continue on Hwy 101 past Port Angeles. Look for signs for Hwy 112 West. Turn right onto Hwy 112. Follow Hwy 112 for 22.4 miles. Continue onto Bayview Ave. The Washburn General Store will be on the left.
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Owl Prowl (Saturday night): Leaves from the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe “Red Cedar Room” after the banquet. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 20 min. From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101: Go East (toward Seattle) 6.4 miles. Go past Seven Cedars Casino; turn left onto Blyn Crossing, and then right onto old Blyn Highway. The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Administrative complex will be on the left; the Red Cedar Room is to the left of the twin totem poles. Park in the parking lot or across the street.
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Photography Workshop: At Jamestown S’Klallam Log Cabin, at the corner of Hwy 101 and West Sequim Bay Rd. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 15 min. From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101: Go east (toward Seattle) for four miles. Turn left on West Sequim Bay Rd and turn left again into parking lot by the Log Cabin.
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Protection Island Boat Cruises: The boat is the , which will load near the boat ramp at the north end the John Wayne Marina. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes ahead of the departure time.
Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 15 min. From Sequim Ave. and Highway 101: Drive east (toward Seattle) on Highway 101 for 2.7 miles. Turn left (north) at the sign for John Wayne Marina. onto Whitefeather Way for 0.5 mi. to the junction of West Sequim Bay Rd. Turn left 0.2 miles to the south entrance of the marina. Parking is in the south parking lot. We will assemble at the north end of the marina by the gangplank near the marina facility.
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Sequim Bay & John Wayne Marina Field Trips: Meets at north end of John Wayne Marina by the boat ramp. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 15 min. From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101: Drive east (toward Seattle) for 2.5 miles. Turn left (north) onto Whitefeather Way for 0.5 miles. Turn left (north) onto West Sequim Bay Rd. for 0.2 miles. Turn right into the main entrance of John Wayne Marina. Turn left; drive past the marina building to north parking lot. Meet near the boat ramp.
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Three Crabs & Dungeness Bay Trip: Meets at Dungeness Landing County Park. Drive time from Dungeness River Audubon Center: 15 min.From Sequim Avenue and Highway 101: Drive north on Sequim Avenue (towards Dungeness and the Strait of Juan de Fuca) 6.0 miles. Please note that at the 5 mile mark (near the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse), Sequim-Dungeness Way turns off to the right and the main road continues across the Dungeness River, becoming Anderson Rd. Continue on Anderson Rd. across the river, to Marine Drive (0.5 miles). Turn right (north) on Marine drive and continue for 0.3 miles. There will be a three way intersection – Marine Drive goes to the left, Twinview Drive goes to the right, and Oysterhouse Road goes off in between the other two. Follow Oysterhouse Road down into the Dungeness Landing Park, and park near the restrooms.
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