From Portland, drive north on Interstate 5 about 12 miles to the Ridgefield, Washington exit. Then left toward the town for about 3 miles. Follow the signs to the wildlife refuge.
Image taken handheld with a Canon 7D Mark II with Canon 100mm macro lens @ 1/250, f6.3 and ISO 800.
A western terrestrial garter snake peaked above a fence post covered with blackberry bramble at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Washington.