Get close to nature!

Here is a just a sample of the many indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing opportunities near Lynnwood.

Edmonds Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Wander the boardwalk to hear and see some of the more than 200 migratory birds in the marshland, as well as those making Puget Sound their year-round home.  Interpretive signs border the marshland and bird watchers are rewarded during spring and fall migration.


180 W Dayton St • Edmonds, WA  98020  |  Website

Outback Kangaroo Farm

Explore this unique wildlife animal park and hand feed kangaroo, wallabies and wallaroos; learn about llamas, alpacas, pygmy goats and ostrich.

10030 Washington 530 • Arlington, WA  98223  |  Website

Reptile Zoo & Living Museum

One of the most comprehensive collections of reptiles on the west coast.  From Black Mambas to large anacondas, you’ll see reptiles seldom found in other zoos.

Orange Snake

22715 State Route 2 • Monroe, WA  98272  |  Website

Woodland Park Zoo

The Woodland Park Zoo encompasses more than 93 acres and is home to more than 300 animal species.  Daily activities, animal feedings and special events are always changing.  Take the Monkey Tour, stroll through the Butterfly House or visit the Tropical Rain Forest.

601 N 59th St • Seattle, WA  98103  |  Website

Puget Sound Express Whale Watching Tours

Board the Chilkat Express at the Port of Edmonds, just five miles west of Lynnwood and head to the San Juan Islands for a spectacular whale watching adventure.  Enjoy spacious, comfortable indoor seating and large windows while you take in the scenery.

336 Admiral Way  •  Edmonds, WA  98020  |  Website

Octopus in AquariumSeattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound through hands-on marine experience and preservation education.  Fun for the whole family!

1483 Alaskan Way • Seattle, WA  98101  |  Website


Bird Watching

The Puget Sound area offers a great deal of bird watching opportunity.  Visit our Bird Watching page for more information.