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Address: 10441 Bayview Edison Rd, Mount Vernon, WA
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Wonderful place with kind and knowledgeable volunteers. Beautiful setting. Heron-cam is a treat! Walk to Bay is awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Wonderful place with kind and knowledgeable volunteers. Beautiful setting. Heron-cam is a treat! Walk to Bay is awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A wonderful place to learn more about the environment we live in. Interesting informatiive displays with beautiful aquariums containing sea creatures that live in Puget Sound. Leading from the front door of the interpretative center, a paved trail a few hundred yards long with a slight downhill grade (entirely wheelchair accessible), takes you to a tunnel under the road to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This little jewel tucked away on Bayview-Edison Road in the Skagit is a must-see for a family. The center is beautifully managed, with interesting displays. The new aquarium is delightful. The real-time images of the nesting herons provided by Skagit Land Trust and the Interpretive Center are captivating. Usually I see these unusual birds hanging out in ditches and here... More 

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

My sons loved this place. We went often when they were younger. Hands on experience for kids and adults.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I love to take my kids out to Padilla Bay for the day. This place is not only fun but educational too! Kids can learn alot and not even realize its happening.

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

If you have to go to a meeting or training, this is a pretty good venue. The surroundings are beautiful for a walk during your break.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Great in depth, hands on displays of wildlife in Padilla Bay, with various crustations and 3 dementional scenic vistas.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Nice combination of interesting and educational. Grandkids - in their teens - enjoyed the visit, too. There were younger children there who seemed to be enjoying as well.

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Anacortes, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

They have a lot of information on the life on or near the sea shore including acquaria with local fish and creatures. great for kids.

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