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10 Urban Nature Adventures for Winter and Spring

Family fun at nature centers and wildlands around the Sound

Published on: February 20, 2018

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Padilla Bay. Photo credit: Brian Holsclaw, flickr CC

Get into the urban wild

Need a boost to get outside with your kids on chilly or drizzly days? Here to help are environmental learning centers and gardens that dot our region’s urban wildlands. Treasures such as Mercer Slough and Tacoma Nature Center offer quiet trails to explore on your own time as well as kid-friendly activities — both indoors and outdoors — that can spur families to learn about the nature around them: frog-finding walks, owl prowls, crafts and more. Click the arrows above the image to page through all the great options.

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