Mount Vernon, Washington
Aquarium, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Padilla Bay is an estuary at the saltwater edge of the large delta of the Skagit River in the Salish Sea. It is about eight miles long (north to south) and three miles across. In 1980, this bay was selected to be included in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
Aquarium, Nature Centers, Science
Poulsbo’s Marine Science Center and Aquarium is a unique facility. We don’t believe in “do not touch”. Our Tide-pool touch tank allows you to interact with most of the animals you will find on your next Puget Sound beach walk. You can get “up close and personal” with several species of sea star, anemone, urchin, crab, shrimp, even a sea cucumber and other surprises!