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Water Resources Education Center

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Frogs, toads and snakes!

Today was our first visit in quite a few years, maybe 6 or so. We went for Second Saturday, and the... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
anilif
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Vancouver, Washington
via mobile
neat cooler

A great place for kids to let off steam and enjoy water activities. Many people stopped to take... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
aphrab
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hickory, nc
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10 Mar 2018
“Frogs, toads and snakes!”
14 Sep 2017
“a solid 10 miutes”
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4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-5581
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Today was our first visit in quite a few years, maybe 6 or so. We went for Second Saturday, and the 13 year olds enjoyed it. We also enjoyed walking on the trails and looking at birds. Great place!

Thank anilif
Reviewed 14 September 2017

a solid 10 miutes of interesting sidetracking the hop back in the car and look elsewhere. If ou are reall on a buget, and don't carte if everybody in the car is bored to tears, give this place a shot. Otherwise, head to Portland...

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

A great place for kids to let off steam and enjoy water activities. Many people stopped to take pictures.

Thank aphrab
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The city of Vancouver did a fabulous job designing this facility. Aimed mainly at children the exhibits are still cool. The best thing was the aquarium with small sturgeon, the tank supposedly had coho baby fish but they were missing. They have a classes for...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a great place to visit!! So many fun things to do, and all hands on. I love the machine with the bird sounds! Very wheelchair friendly too.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a beautifully done center with much to learn and see. The location is gorgeous and is even appropriate for meetings and gatherings outside of field trips and educational outings. They did a great job building it. As a teacher it is one of...More

Thank thindi31
Reviewed 17 July 2016

As 2 seniors looking for something to do in Vancouver till the rain stopped, we wandered into this wonderful educational resource center. It's obviously intended primarily for school groups and families, but as retired teachers, we found enough to keep our old selves entertained for...More

Thank TommyBear
Reviewed 24 December 2015

their is so much to see and do here. There are mainly hands on displays but there is also the opportunity to have "teachers" teach you as well. The prevalent idea is to care for our enviroment. learn about how systems that run our lives...More

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We had heard about this as a great outing for children and we took our 2nd through 6th grade grandchildren. Kind of a surprise as it is well done, and close to the Columbia River and trails by the river. Went back to run one...More

Thank JonDrury
Reviewed 10 September 2015

My 2.5 year old and I explored this place on a rainy morning. They have a fun area for hands on learning, for kids under 4, and my daughter's favorite- fish, frogs, and a bicycle to ride on. Just a good, free place to go.

Thank Julia T
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