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South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Nice hiking

Not that much of interest in the interpretive center and you really can't see any wildlife, but... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Bill O
San Tan Valley, Arizona
Nice family outing

A nature center, trails and views of the back bay. What more could you ask for? They also offer... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Coquille, Oregon
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61907 Seven Devils Road, Charleston, OR 97420
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Not that much of interest in the interpretive center and you really can't see any wildlife, but there was some nice hiking through the woods, easy to moderate. Glad we made the stop.

Thank Bill O
Reviewed February 4, 2018

A nature center, trails and views of the back bay. What more could you ask for? They also offer classes

Thank KcSaxton
Reviewed January 1, 2018

We visited in the winter, and had only a short time to spend there. We intend to return in the spring and explore the trails more fully.

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed December 12, 2017

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve has miles of pristine hiking trails and water ways to explore. So whether you're on foot or paddling a kayak, canoe, or SUP, you will be surrounded by the beauty of forest and shorelines that both nurture and...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We went to the visitor's center and then took the approximately 3.5-mile hike through the forest and along the estuary. The scenery was spectacular. The hike meandered through forest so dark it looked like dusk into the bright open estuary/river. There were lots of birds...More

1  Thank Kelli F
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I discovered this Hike through a nature hiking site online, and although I had driven past this many times before, I had no idea that there were hiking trails there. Parking was great and the trailhead was easy to find. The maps were really easy...More

1  Thank IbMsLea
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely view, great for a kayak trip, birding, great location on a nice day. If you have moment, visit.

1  Thank N569BMsteveg
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Many people flock to Oregon's spectacular coast to experience, well, the coast. But there are numerous hidden gems that aren't on a beach but are even more special. One of them is the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, about five miles south of Charleston...More

1  Thank rwk777
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This natural estuary offers miles of hiking trails an interpretive center and gift shop; and some great classes to learn more about the estuary and the animals who live there. An amazing adventure for young and old alike.

1  Thank Allison R
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Although the interpretive center was closed when we were there we enjoyed a great walk down to the bay. Iit was not very strenuous and took less than a half hour.

1  Thank Bill H
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