Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

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Located on a biologically diverse 320-acre wetland nature park in the heart of urban Bellevue, WA, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is a collaboration between the City of Bellevue and Pacific Science Center.

To learn more about Mercer Slough Nature Park or adult and family programs, stop by the Visitor Center and talk to a Park Ranger or visit To explore Pacific Science Center programs for youth and families, use the links below or to the right.

PreK-8 School Programs

We offer science standards-based wetland field trips to Mercer Slough and outreach programs that bring environmental science to your classroom. More


Preschool & Early Learners

We offer a variety of programs for children ages 2-5 to explore the wonders of the natural world through art, puppets, stories and hands-on science. More


Our Staff

Get acquainted with the educators behind the programs. Meet Our Staff

Families & Groups

Programs for young and old bring new discovery. More


Teen Programs

Practicum sessions, weekend workshops, custom programs and volunteer opportunities provide hands-on experience and career exploration. More



Make plans for spring and summer break fun at the Slough. More


Map & Driving Directions

Learn where we are. More


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