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Padilla Bay Interpretive Center

10441 Bayview Edison Rd, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-7242
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Padilla Bay Interpretive Center /Surrounding Valley & Bay

This a hidden gem. Discovered by driving thru the area. It is a wonderful center of birds, sea... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
CindyBTrips
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Sedro Woolley, Washington
Fun for young children

I had a lot of fun here the first couple times I came. But once you keep coming it tends to get a... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
wntrfairy
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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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10441 Bayview Edison Rd, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-7242
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This a hidden gem. Discovered by driving thru the area. It is a wonderful center of birds, sea life and all kinds of local information of the area. Really nice for kids. Lots of hands on activates and display. Really nice aquarium area. Also sounds...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I had a lot of fun here the first couple times I came. But once you keep coming it tends to get a bit boring since nothing new is added and always the same stuff to see. My favorites were the star fish and the...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Great to visit with grade school and younger kids- lots of puppets and things to explore, aquariums to look at and hiking trails. Great for a rainy day.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Was very impressed with the info and displays in this center. We seen fish and aquatic life we had never seen before. Was a fantastic experience to go through would tour again.

Thank Barb K
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Have visited here many times. The displays are excellent, informative, hands-on. Fun and educational for young and old. I especially love the aquarium room.

Thank CarolynD53
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

A hands on exhibit providing information and fun for young & old alike. It is just a short walk down to the beach. Very interesting tide flats when the tied is out.

Thank jimhV3784MK
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Sadly, the hours of center changed to Tues-Sat 10-5 last fall, Sep. 2016) so it was closed when we wanted to visit. But we still were able to walk the trail behind the center which is partially paved and wheelchair accessible. Expansive views of Padilla...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were in the area exploring and did not know about the Padilla Bay I Center. So very happy we took the time to stop in. One can learn a lot about the water/area around you through the marvelous displays. Perfect if the weather is...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This small free exceptional quality interpretive center is a hidden gem. Excellent exhibits, several aquariums, friendly very well informed staff. Neat views and beach walk. Fine adult exhibits, and families - know that the interactive kids areas are extremely well done. Lots of hands on...More

Thank Nzack
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Padilla Bay Interpretive Center is small, but has a great display about wildlife on the bay as well as a few live ones. They have interactive programs as well and provide a wonderful classroom for many groups.

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From their website: Our trails and parking lot are always open and free of charge. The Breazeale Interpretive Center (offices, exhibits and fish tanks) is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 to 5:00... More
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