Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

Guided Nature Walks


Explore the trails of Mercer Slough Nature Park and learn about ecosystems in your backyard during a guided nature walk led by our expert educators. Participate in hands-on activities, explore our specimens from skulls to salmonberry leaves, and keep your fingers crossed for a wildlife sighting. Themes include nocturnal adaptations, nature journaling, edible plant identification, birding, Bellevue history and more!

Nature Walks take place Saturdays throughout the year, with the Summer Hike Series from May through August, 10 a.m. -12 p.m., and the Night Walk Series from September through April, 7 – 9 p.m.


Guided Nature Walk Program Information

  • Ages: Families and groups with children ages 6 and up
  • Cost: Members, $12 per person / General Public, $15
  • 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.

Private Nature Walks

Interested in exploring Mercer Slough at night with a private group? 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.

Upcoming Nature Walk Events

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