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

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