Frog Frolic 2022 Cancelled!!!

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

Sad news! We have had to cancel this year's Frog Frolic, our beloved end-of-summer celebration. For those who had been planning to attend, we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and disappointment. We hope to see everyone at next year's Frolic, and don't forget to check our our events calendar for other great opportunities to visit […]

Restoration Work Party

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

Registration Required   Help SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve beautify our grounds and maintain our trails by removing invasive weeds and pruning native species. No previous experience or tools are required, simply arrive with weather-proof clothing for working outside, a water bottle, and a smile. Please be aware that you may encounter muddy areas and plants […]

Guided Nature Walk: Uplands Wildlife Walk

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

REGISTRATION REQUIRED Venture on a forest walk through SHADOW’s trails with SHADOW board member Christine Anne! Discover the many types of wildlife that call SHADOW home and why habitat preservation is so important. Learn how to make plaster casts of animal tracks and how biologists track wildlife using trail cameras. Walks are outdoor explorations that […]

Restoration Work Party

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

Registration Required   Help SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve beautify our grounds and maintain our trails by removing invasive weeds and pruning native species. No previous experience or tools are required, simply arrive with weather-proof clothing for working outside, a water bottle, and a smile. Please be aware that you may encounter muddy areas and plants […]

Washington Reptiles Class – Waitlisted

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

FREE EVENT - REGISTRATION REQUIRED This class is currently full. Use the registration link below if you would like to be added to the waitlist. Join us for a family-friendly workshop where we will learn about several reptiles that live in Washington state. We will talk about major groups of reptiles, introduce scientific terms, learn […]

Restoration Work Party

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

Registration Required   Help SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve beautify our grounds and maintain our trails by removing invasive weeds and pruning native species. No previous experience or tools are required, simply arrive with weather-proof clothing for working outside, a water bottle, and a smile. Please be aware that you may encounter muddy areas and plants […]

Bat Box Workshop

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

FRE EVENT - REGISTRATION REQUIRED Back by popular demand! Come join us at SHADOW to enjoy our Bat Conservation & Box Building Class. This year we will be partnering with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The event will start off with information about bat biology, identification, and conservation. Then, you will learn how YOU […]

Halloween in the Haunted Peat Bog ’22

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

EVENT WAITLISTED REGISTRATION REQUIRED It's getting spooky here at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve! Please join us for a fun-filled family event on October 30th as we celebrate and demystify some of the creepy, crawly, and mysterious—yet ecologically important—creatures we coexist with. Enjoy kids' crafts and activities, exciting games and raffles, pre-packaged snacks and beverages, and […]

Guided Nature Walk – Winter Wonder Land

Explore the beauty of our trails with staff member Stephanie Miller at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve's uplands and welcome the winter season as we discuss ways in which the ecosystem around us has prepared for colder temperatures and shorter days. Walks are outdoor explorations that take place rain or shine, designed for people of all […]

Family Campfire Night – Update! Keep an eye on the weather

Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA

Registration Required Come down to SHADOW and warm yourself next to the fire on a cold dark winter evening! We'll supply the hot cocoa and you bring the s'mores stuff that has been waiting for just such an occasion! This is a FREE family friendly event (maybe with a few ghost stories). The weather forecast […]