Washington State Parks hosts nature education events

Learning and fun are on tap this summer at state parks in east King, Snohomish counties.

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:30am
  • Life

Washington State Parks invites the public to participate in an exciting, educational lineup of free summer programs in state parks in eastern King and Snohomish counties.

Programs are designed for visitors of all ages and will focus on the natural and cultural resources found in the greater Seattle region of the cascade foothills area. Visitors will learn about wetland habitats, how to identify native plants and interact with wildlife and the importance of forest decomposers. Activities will include guided hikes, junior ranger learning games and interactive demonstrations.

All children attending Junior Ranger hikes, Junior Ranger programs and Mini Ranger programs must be accompanied by an adult.

Olallie State Park is located at 51350 S.E. Homestead Valley Road, North Bend.

The “Nature Nook” event will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays, June 30 through Sept. 1

Attendees cam meet at the Twin Falls trails. Before hiking to the falls, drop by the Nature Nook table to discover feathers, skulls, tracks and more. This activity is for people of all ages.


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