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

Join us for our 3rd Saturday Work Party on August 18th from 9-12 at the Steigerwald lake NWR Parking Lot!


Upcoming Events

Recent Sightings at Steigerwald Lake

  • Wood Duck

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • Mallard

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • duck sp.

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • American Bittern

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • Osprey

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • Northern Harrier

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • Red-tailed Hawk

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

  • Belted Kingfisher

    20 Aug 2018 by Thomas Hull

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