Nestled within the Snohomish River basin, this county park offers perhaps more depth than your typical breathtaking beach or mountaintop vista – it's a haven for those seeking a harmonious blend of estuary exploration, bird habitat observation, berry foraging, native grasses, and invigorating outdoor activities like walking, hiking, and jogging.
In short, Spencer Island is not for everyone, but it will draw active and enlightened explorers who like to nerd out on wildlife and ecology.
That’s because, for the patient and observant visitor, Spencer Island unveils a mesmerizing tapestry of nature's wonders. Picture yourself strolling across quaint wooden bridges, surrounded by the soothing sounds of the estuary and the rustling of native grasses. Engage in the joy of seasonal blackberry foraging while appreciating the diverse birdlife that calls this place home – including eagles, red-winged blackbirds, ducks, and songbirds.