Our Biggest Event of the Year! And it's FREE.
The Friends of the Refuge, in conjunction with Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, invite you to our 19th Annual Tualatin River Bird Festival
. Fun for the whole family and educational, too.
Join us for a day of family-friendly activities celebrating wildlife and wild places. Visit
the Bird Festival Main Page for all the details!
Conestoga-style Wagon Rides from 10-3
Audubon of Portland live bird show at noon
NEW this year -- Native American Storytelling Tent
Washut Native Blessing
Learn to catch a fish at the casting clinic
Paint your very own decoy with Ducks Unlimited
Build a Bat House, Bird House, Butterfly House, or Bee Board
Conservation Exhibits and Food Vendors
Guided Nature Walks, great for both adults and kids
Join in the Scavenger hunt
And more...visit the Events
page for a complete list of the day's activities.
A shuttle bus will transport you in comfort from our offsite parking location. Buses will start running at 5:30 AM (just in time for our first bird walk of the day!) until 5:00 PM.