16th Annual BirdFest & Bluegrass Celebration

October 3rd and 4th, 2015

 The 2015 schedule of events is being planned currently. To get an idea of what usually happens during BirdFest & Bluegrass, you can check out the 2014 schedule of event on this website. Keep your eyes peeled for the 2015 event schedule to be posted in August of 2015. 

2014 Programs Included:

Kayak Tours  Guided Interpretive Paddle 

ridgefield kayak


Saturday 11:00 to 1:00 and Sunday 11:00 to 1:00. We welcome Kayaks on Riverhome the winter migration! All experience levels welcome. Single and double kayaks available. Reservation deadline is September 29th. Please call 360-727-4520. Cost: $35 plus tax. Youth free when accompanied by adult in a double kayak. Each trip is limited to 16 people. Cancellations with refunds will not be an option.



Big Canoe Paddle




(2 tours available) Saturday 9:30 to 11:00 and 11:30 to 1:00. Cost:Big Canoe, full $10 donation to Friends of RNWR. Children (ages 5 and up) are free with an adult.

Join the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership for a family-friendly paddle along Lake River aboard a 29-foot canoe. This canoe is unbelievably stable, incredibly maneuverable, and great for observing local wildlife from a unique on-water perspective. No experience necessary; paddles and life jackets are provided. Space is limited.