Renton Ecology Walks

Discover the exciting ecology of the Pacific Northwest!

Take a look into the exciting ecology of the Pacific Northwest with these guided, educational and interactive nature walks. Dive into local ecosystems living in our local parks, waterways and forests with ESC Naturalists. Great for all ages!

All walks are on Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 PM at different places around Renton. Cost is $25 per walk but City of Renton has a scholarship offering.

Fall 2023 Schedule

Bird Watching at Gene Coulon Park

Walk along Lake Washington to view the local and migrating birds that utilize this habitat. Our Naturalists will share identification tips and species adaptations. Courses #17400 & #17405

Salmon & Water Quality at the Renton Community Center

Walk along the Cedar River near the Renton Community Center to view salmon migrating to their spawning habitats. Learn about their lifecycle, threats, and stewardship tips to help these threatened populations. Courses #17800 & #17403

Native Plant Walk & Nature Journaling 101 at Belmondo’s Reach

Explore this natural area along the Cedar River to learn more about our native plants and how to connect to nature through journaling. Naturalists will share advice, tips, and prompts for getting started at nature journaling. Courses #17402 & #17404

These programs are in partnership with Renton Parks and Recreation.