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North View Park

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Located on the waterfront at the northern end of the city, this park offers exciting views of Jetty Island and Port Gardner Bay.

Habitat: Two municipal parks above intertidal mud flats and shallow bay.

Birding: Exceptionally large-concentration of Ospreys arrives in spring to nest on offshore pilings, along with Purple Martins nesting in boxes on southern pilings. Many Jetty Island summer species forage in the bay. Fall and winter species include Red-necked Grebe, American Wigeon, Brant, Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Red-breasted Merganser, Bufflehead, and Mew Gull. Bald Eagles and Merlins are year-round residents.

Viewing: Walk paved trail through both parks. Birding is best at low and incoming tides.

Access: From I-5 Northbound, take exit 195 (Marine View Dr/Port of Everett). Turn left (west) onto East Marine View Dr. Drive 3 miles. Turn right (west) into parking areas. Handicap Accessible and South View Parks