Zoos and Aquariums:
19525 SE 54th Street, Issaquah, WA 98027 | 425-391-5508
Bengal tigers, Siberian Reindeer, Ringtailed Lemurs - you'll find all these and more at the Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah. Although much smaller than traditional zoos, this 8-acre family-owned zoo features a select variety of animal exhibits, as well as a Wildlife Tracks Library, Magnani Nature Gallery, photo tours, workshops, and more.
28203 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198 | 206-592-4000
This marine biology and aquarium facility of Highline College, located at Redondo Beach in Des Moines, is home to a 3000 gallon open flow aquarium, a 38-foot gray whale skeleton, 2 large touch tanks, and over 250 native Puget Sound marine species. Visitors to the Center can also go on an underwater adventure at Live Dive events hosted on the second Saturday of each month.
11610 Trek Drive East, Eatonville, WA 98328 | 360-832-6117
Experience the best of Northwest wildlife at Northwest Trek, where a tram ride will bring you face to face with bison, elk, moose, mountain goats and more. You can also walk a paved path through the forest to see large predators such as grizzly bears, wolves, cougars and other native forest animals.
5400 North Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98407 | 253-591-5337
The only combined zoo and aquarium in the Northwest, this 29-acre park is large enough to offer an awesome array of animals yet small enough for you to get really close to them. You'll see sharks and seahorses, polar bears and peacocks, walruses and wolves, all in one place.
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101 | 206-386-4300
Located on the Seattle waterfront, the Seattle Aquarium is home to a variety of marine life, including sea otters, pinecone fish, harbor seals, wolf eels, giant Pacific octopus, and many others. Exhibits include Ocean Oddities, Window on Washington Waters, Underwater Dome, and more.
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 | 206-548-2500
Woodland Park Zoo is a beautiful 92-acre zoo featuring more than 300 different animal species. It features different natural habitats ranging from humid tropical rain forests and coastal deserts to temperate rain forests such as we have here in the Pacific Northwest.