Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge
Rail Trail Loop and Boardwalk Round Trip: 1.2 miles
Rail Trail Loop, Boardwalk, & Dublin Pond Loop: 1.5 miles
Dublin Pond Loop is open April 1 - September 30.
Elevation Gain: 400 feet
From the Rail Trail parking lot follow the trail to the boardwalk. The boardwalk will take you through flooded woodlands. There is a cool observation blind along the boardwalk. When you get to the end of the boardwalk you can return the way you came or you can turn left to take the loop around Dublin Pond. The walk around Dublin Pond will reconnect with the Rail Trail that leads you back to the parking lot.
No dogs, jogging or bicycling allowed.
Day Use Parking: No fee.
Day Use: Year Round.
Directions: 20 minute drive from Salem.
Click the link for Google Map Directions.