NEWPORT – Spring Break is Whale Watch Week on the Oregon Coast, and our Visitor Center at the Hatfield Marine Science Center is a great place to learn about the gray whale migration (and get in out of the cold).
We’ll be open from 10 am to 4 pm daily with marine mammal presentations at 1:30 pm, updated statistics about whale sightings off the Oregon coast, marine mammal-themed films, children’s activities and more!
- Download our free publications, Gray Whales (also available in Spanish) and Watching Whales)
- Read how Leigh Torres, Sea Grant Extension marine mammal specialist and whale researcher with the OSU Marine Mammal Institute, is studying gray whale foraging behavior of Oregon’s “resident” whales: 2015 article from OSU News & Research Communications
- Download a .pdf flyer about the Visitor Center’s Whale Watch Week activities