Capitol Land Trust


Stewardship - Oakland Bay Historical Park

Check out the Tree Swallow Boxes that Mountaineers youth built and see if they are inhabited by the returning swallows. Learn about Oakland Bay restoration and enjoy the large shellfish beach at low tide.

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  • *Varies*
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 2.5
  • Pace: casual

Meet at the parking lot kiosk at Oakland Bay Historical Park at 1:00pm. 

Return by about 3:30

Bring binoculars for making observations on the tree swallow nests.

We will make notes on which ones are being used and by what!!!

The beach will be at low tide so we will also explore the tidal zone beach.

Much restoration work has been done in this preserve, so we will learn about how recovery work takes place and why.



participants will earn:


Capitol Land Trust

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

Kids are expected to bring Kid Essentials including a pack, spare clothing, rain and cold gear, water, and other essentials according to age and size.

Bring shoes for walking on wet sandy barnacle covered shore  line.  Water shoes may be appropriate depending on the weather.

Bring binoculars and bird guide if you have them.  Leader will provide spare binoculars and observation recording sheets.

Bring a snack to share.

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