Explore a waterfowl wonderland with thousands of ducks, geese and swans spending the winter. On a good day, you can see a dozen species of waterfowl and water birds such as grebes, gulls, coots, cormorants and herons. This is also the best time of year to see bald eagles and other birds of prey. Meet in the parking lot. Bring binoculars or borrow a pair.
Where: Smith and Bybee Wetlands, 5300 N. Marine Park Drive, Portland
Cost: $6 individual, $11 family
Details: Suitable for ages 12 and older