Herons on the Slough-an exclusive guided canoe trip

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by Sara

Join Heron Habitat Helpers for Herons on the Slough, a one-of-a-kind adventure on the water. Sign up now for this exclusive canoe tour of Bellevue’s beautiful Mercer Slough Nature Park to observe the resident herons foraging and in flight.

Bellevue park rangers with specialized great blue heron knowledge will lead this three-hour canoe trip. You’ll see and hear how herons and other wildlife contribute to an amazing ecosystem. As?you travel into the heart of Mercer Slough Nature Park, a 320-acre wetland,?you might just catch a glimpse of the otters, ?herons, turtles and other wildlife that call Mercer Slough home.

Each 2-3 person canoe will paddle the entire distance of the slough for four miles (three hours). Throughout the paddle guides will answer? questions and share their rich knowledge of the great blue heron.

A park guide, paddling equipment and training/safety talk are all provided.

-Participants must be 14 or older.
-Restroom stops will not be available during the three-hour paddle.
-The trip begins at 8:45 a.m. from Enatai Beach Park in Bellevue.
-You must arrive in time for the safety talk to participate.

Seats are limited, so make your reservations early!
Register at Brown Paper Tickets


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