Two children looking at a herd of elk from the bed of a carriage in a snowy landscape with mountains in the background

Exploring the outdoors is a refreshing, educational, and often exciting way to spend a day.  There is something to interest the entire family, whether it is the sights and sounds of 10,000 geese taking flight, the footprints of a deer in the sand, or the smell of the salt marsh salt marsh
Salt marshes are found in tidal areas near the coast, where freshwater mixes with saltwater.

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.  Be sure to visit early in the morning or late afternoon/evening (towards dusk).  These times are when the most animal activity occurs during daylight.