Nominate a Site

Do you know of a site that should be on The Whale Trail? We’d love to hear about it! Please send information about the site and your contact information to info@thewhaletrail.org.

Whale Trail sites may be viewing sites, educational/research institutions with a focus on and commitment to orca conservation, or sites that are historically or culturally significant regarding orcas and other whales.

To be on the Whale Trail, a site should meet the following criteria:

  • Viewing Locations.
    Be accessible to the public, and provide a reasonable chance of seeing orcas or other whales with reliable frequency during at least part of the year.
    Example: Lime Kiln State Park
  • Educational /Research facilities.
    Focus on and show a commitment to marine environmental education and/or orca conservation.
    Example:The Seattle Aquarium
  • Historical/Cultural sites.
    Be significant in the historical or cultural relationship with orcas.
    Example: Coupeville, Whidbey Island
The Whale Trail is a nonprofit organization in partnership with
Partners NOAA Seattle Aquarium People for Puget Sound Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The Whale Museum National Marine Sanctuaries