Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

Explore nature and nocturnal animal adaptations with your family or group at Night Walks at Mercer Slough.

Guided Nature Walks

Explore Mercer Slough and learn about ecosystems in our local backyard through night walks, nature journaling, edible plant identification, birding, Bellevue history and more! This school year, we are also proud to offer new sensory-friendly programs too. Groups of 10 or more can reserve their own private Guided Nature Walk.


Register for a Guided Nature Walk

Reserve your family or group’s spots for one of our upcoming Guided Nature Walks!
For questions, call (206) 443-2925 or email

Program Details

  • Time:¬†Fridays, 7-9 p.m.
  • Ages: Families and groups with children ages 6 and up
  • Cost: $15 per person, or $12 for Pacific Science Center Members

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable. We reserve the right to cancel a session if enrollment is insufficient and will contact registrant for a full refund. We will notify registrant at least 48 hours prior to the event start time.

Upcoming Guided Nature Walks

April 5, 2019: Twilight Walk
Many creatures are most active during twilight, they are often referred to as a Crepuscular Creatures. Join us on a crepuscular walk to enjoy the wetland at twilight. Start off your Friday evening in the classroom examining skulls and learning crepuscular animal signs.Then head out into the park to call owls, listen and look for crepuscular creatures and participate in hands-on activities.

Interested in a private Night Walk?

Groups of 10 or more can reserve a private Night Walk through early June! Call (206) 443-2925 to plan your evening at Mercer Slough.


Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center