Dungeness Spit

Sequim, Washington 98382

Dungeness Spit

Dungeness Spit Professional Review and Guide

"Hike one of Washington’s best saltwater strolls and the longest coastal spit in the continental United States. A narrow strip of sand, dune, and beached logs, Dungeness Spit extends more than 5 miles straight into the strait. It’s also the centerpiece of a national wildlife refuge, so expect to see a lot of birds and seals along the way.

Closed at sunset. Dogs prohibited. Hike may be difficult in highest tides. Pack your binoculars too, as the bird-watching is supreme. Over 250 species have been recorded on the spit and in Dungeness Bay, including many that are endangered or threatened. Marbled murrelets, harlequin ducks, and snowy plovers frequent the area."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
11 miles
130 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
Camping, Birding
Additional Use
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Local Contacts
At trailhead kiosk and refuge website
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018