Early residents used these grassy lowlands as a pasture. Now the coastal prairie and tidal saltflats are a protected sanctuary for many birds, both year round residents, and spring and fall migrating species. The most abundant birds on our visit were white pelicans and long-billed curlews which are fun to watch.
The main parking area is at the end of Port Street. From there the trail branches to the east and west. Both sections are about a mile one way and are a combination of pavement, hard packed sand and boardwalk. All surfaces are accessible. Bring sunscreen, water and insect repellent. The eastern section has more vegetation and less of a breeze to keep the mosquitos away.
The parking lot is not large enough for RVs but it does have a turn around loop. RVs can be parked along the street.