Visitors can get outside and experience the Cedar River Watershed through a mix of all-day field tours, hikes, history walks and family waterfall tours this spring and summer.
May and June are prime months to take in springtime wildflowers, river flows and mountain sunshine.
First up are weekend events exploring the water, or aimed at moms.
• Saturday, May 11- Quiet Water- Wetland Ecology Field Trip- 9 am - 4 pm
• Sunday, May 12- Mothers Day Tea and Talks- 12 am - 4 pm
• Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16 - Family Waterfall Tours- 10:15 & 1:15 tours each day
• Sunday, June 23- Water Power and Light- Historic Cedar Falls Townsite tour- 9:30 am - 12 pm
• Thursday, June 27 - Rattlesnake Ledge Geology Hike- 8:30 am – 12 pm
• Saturday, June 29 - Water Power and Light- Historic Cedar Falls Townsite tour- 9:30 am - 12 pm
For tour specific information or to register please visit: www.Seattle.gov/util/crwec
The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is just east of North Bend (32 miles from downtown Seattle). From I-90 going east take Exit 32 (436th Ave SE). Turn right at the end of the off-ramp. Follow the road (436th Ave SE/Cedar Falls Rd SE) for about 3.5 miles. The Cedar River Watershed Education Center will be on the right, just past Rattlesnake Lake.