Tour nature in a kayak, kayak included

  • Herald staff
  • Thursday, March 7, 2013 9:52pm
  • LifeSports

B.Y.O.B.

Bring your own binoculars.

The annual spring nature kayak tour at Lake Sammamish State Park provides everything else, including dry suits and life vests.

The tours are noon to 3 p.m. March 17 and 24 at the state park, 2000 NW Sammamish Road, Issaquah.

Cost is $12 per person, with registration required. Kayak rental is $12 to $15 extra, depending on double or single.

A guide leads the two-hour tour along the shores of Lake Sammamish and up part of Issaquah Creek. A state parks ranger will present an on-the-water program about the great blue heron. Spotting scopes will be available for land-based bird viewing,

For more information go to www.kayakacademy.com.

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