Connecting Power of Community with Passion for Nature

Connecting Power of Community with Passion for Nature

The Gorge Refuge Stewards is a group of dedicated volunteers working to preserve, protect, and restore the native habitat on three National Wildlife Refuges on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge: Steigerwald Lake, Franz Lake and Pierce.

On the Refuge

Hours for Steigerwald Lake NWR Gate

As of 8/10/2018 the automatic gate at the Steigerwald Lake NWR parking lot will open at 6:00 AM and close at 8:30 PM.


From Our Volunteer Coordinator



Upcoming Events

Recent Sightings at Steigerwald Lake

  • Cackling Goose

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Wood Duck

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Gadwall

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Mallard

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Vaux's Swift

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Anna's Hummingbird

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Virginia Rail

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

  • Ring-billed Gull

    25 Sep 2018 by Matt Pope

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