Wheel Chair Access: For questions about access to Birdfest events and venues, contact Eric Anderson at 360-887-4106.
In addition to the Birders’ Marketplace, visit local businesses for their BirdFest specials. In addition to the Birdfest Food Vendors, visit local restaurants in Ridgefield: El Rancho Viejo, Vinnie’s Pizza, Old Liberty Theater – Season’s Coffee Shop, Pioneer Street Cafe, Sportsman’s Bar & Grill, Ridgefield Pioneers Market and the Starliner Deli. Need a place to stay? www.thesanctuaryinn.com or visit: www.LewisRiver.com.
BirdFest Activities occur at these three locations:
1. Refuge Carty Unit & Cathlapotle Plankhouse:
2. Refuge River ‘S’ Unit & Kiwa Trail:
3. Downtown Ridgefield:
Note:Guided Bus Tours will run on the River ‘S’ Unit on Saturday ONLY and will depart from the Community United Methodist Church parking lot. On Saturday, Guided bus tours will be the ONLY access to River ‘S’ Unit. On Sunday, the River ‘S’ Unit reopens to private vehicles.
Map of Downtown Ridgefield (click for printable PDF):
Map of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge (click for printable PDF):