Low Tide Tour – Dumas Bay Sanctuary

Join Harbor WildWatch for a fun and educational public beach walk program on the stunning shorelines of the Salish Sea. Our knowledgeable and friendly biologists and volunteer naturalists will guide you through a hands-on exploration of the intertidal zone, where you will discover the incredible diversity of marine life that calls our local waters home.
During the program, you'll learn good beach etiquette and get the chance to touch and examine creatures such as sea stars, crabs, and sea anemones, while learning about their unique adaptations and behaviors. You'll also hear about the challenges facing our ocean ecosystems, and what you can do to help protect them.
This beach walk program is suitable for all ages and skill levels, and is perfect for families, school groups, or anyone with an interest in the natural world. Whether you're a seasoned beachcomber or a first-time visitor, Harbor WildWatch's beach walk program is sure to leave you with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and complexity of our local marine environment.
Our programs run in all weather, so please dress appropriately. We recommend closed-toe shoes for safety, rain boots, water shoes, or an old pair of sneakers you don’t mind getting a little wet and muddy. Bring a water bottle, sunscreen, layers, and a snack if you think you will need it. Each beach walk will last approximately 60-90 minutes but you are welcome to peel off at any time before the beach walk concludes. Harbor WildWatch programs are always free, but a suggested donation of $2 per person or $5 family is appreciated.

Dumas Bay Sanctuary

Getting to the Beach: Park in the small parking lot nestled within the neighborhood – be aware not to block residential driveways. We will meet near the beach access entrance in the parking lot. Look for Harbor WildWatch staff and volunteers wearing blue. If you arrive late, find us on the beach!

Terrain: There is a gently sloped path that leads downhill to the beach . This is a low sloping beach that includes areas with sand, gravel, cobble, and occasional boulders.

Restroom: NO

Drinking Water: No

Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

Address:  30844 44th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

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Jun 21 2024


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Dumas Bay Sanctuary
Dumas Bay Sanctuary, 30844 44th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023, USA


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