Low tide beach walks at RB Saltwater Park - summer schedule

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Darcie Larson, beach naturalist
Photo by Wayne Pridemore
Beach naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered via the Seattle Aquarium to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines.

Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more.

"The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it's a wonderful, infectious thing!" beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. 
"To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing."

Date and Time

*Saturday, June 16  11am-3pm
Sunday, June 17  12pm-3:30pm

Low tide at RB Saltwater Park

Friday, June 29  11am-1:30pm
Saturday, June 30  11:45am-1:45pm

This was one of the lowest tides of the year
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Wednesday, July 11  9am-11:30am
*Thursday, July 12  9am-12:30pm
*Friday, July 13  9:30am-1:30pm
*Saturday, July 14  10:30am-2:30pm
Sunday, July 15  11:15am-2:45pm

Emily Maranon and her son, Caleb
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Saturday, July 28  11am-1pm

Thursday, August 9  9am-11am
Friday, August 10  9am-12pm
Saturday, August 11  10am-1pm
Sunday, August 12  10:30am-1:30pm

*Lowest summer tides

The Walks are sponsored by the City of Shoreline.


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