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Columbia Springs

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12208 SE Evergreen Hwy, Vancouver, WA 98683-6632
+1 360-882-0936
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Fantastic, Free, and Beautiful!

A beautiful nature walk, fish hatchery, and educational experience all in one! Worth multiple... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
kirsem2017
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Vancouver, United States
Great place to bring kids.

When I was a substitute teacher, I was with a fifth grade class that came here, so I got the "whole... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
F4981JCmichaels
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Located on 100 acres of urban natural area within the city of Vancouver, Washington, Columbia Springs offers easy to navigate hiking trails, picnic areas, historical displays, Compost Demo Site, Sustainability Demo Site, Fish-Rearing ponds, Fish-Feeding pond, and nature viewing decks. In addition, Columbia Springs offers a number of annual environmental education events for children and adults.
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21 Dec 2017
“Fantastic, Free, and Beautiful!”
6 Oct 2017
“Great place to bring kids.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12208 SE Evergreen Hwy, Vancouver, WA 98683-6632
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+1 360-882-0936
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A beautiful nature walk, fish hatchery, and educational experience all in one! Worth multiple visits at different times of the year. Great volunteers and well-maintained facilities.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

When I was a substitute teacher, I was with a fifth grade class that came here, so I got the "whole show." Primarily, it's an education center for elementary students to learn about the local ecology. The day I was here with a class, it...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've been taking my children here since they were very little. It's a great place for young ones to hike and explore nature and of course they love feeding the fish and watching the wildlife around the pond.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

I found out about Columbia Springs by accident when I enrolled in a backyard birding course. Once I got there I was amazed. This place is tucked away just below East Vancouer/Fisher's landing area. It's easy to get to. My class was excellent. I learned...More

Thank Pr0fess0rSteve
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Columbia Springs is located just East of the I-205 bridge on SE Evergreen Highway in a quiet area. This is also home to the Vancouver Trout Hatchery (built in 1938), as well as, the historic site of the first lumber mill in the Pacific Northwest....More

Thank Theresa A
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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I brought my 2 year old daughter here to explore. They have 1 pound where you can feed the fish. That was her highlight. We tried to walk around but the trails were either not clearly marked or not conducive for a balance bike. Good...More

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