Destination Industry: Cedar River Watershed

Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend © 2008 Holly Taylor

Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend © 2008 Holly Taylor

With archival records spanning 9,400 years of human activity, the Heritage Research Library at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center near North Bend, contributes to a greater understanding of this area’s cultural and natural history to visitors. Operated by Seattle Public Utilities, the Education Center is a Destination Heritage site that provides enlightening interpretation through hands-on and interactive exhibits. Each year, the Center helps thousands of students, as well as casual visitors, families, and groups understand the past, current and future issues affecting drinking water, forests, fisheries and wildlife.

In proximity to hiking trails, the Cedar River Watershed Education Center is the ideal spot to gain a new appreciation for the area’s history and ecology while experiencing its woods, lakes and spectacular views. The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is featured in Destination Heritage: Industry. To download the entire brochure, click here. For more information about the Center, go to www.cedarriver.org.

Image: Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend © 2008 Holly Taylor