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A hidden treasure of Southeast King County.
With an ancient peat bog, over seven different habitat types, and diverse native plant and animal species, Shadow Lake Nature Preserve plays a vital role in the health of the local environment.

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve is located at 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058

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Our Boardwalk trail, leading into 5,000 year-old SHADOW Lake Bog, is open daily to the public from dawn until dusk. The Southern entrance of SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve, leading into our upland forest trails, is open by appointment only. 

Please contact us about guided naturalist tours, hiking in the uplands, booking private groups, and more!