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10 Webcams for Your Nature Fix

Posted by ATripp at Mar 26, 2020 04:30 PM |

Stream nature scenes from the comfort of your couch.

While many of us take to nature to escape from technology and the demands of modern life, it is times like these when technology can help transport us out of our homes. Here are several webcams to stream nature scenes from the comfort of your couch.

Olympic National Park

Hurricane Ridge webcam

Enjoy identifying peaks (or different cloud formations) in the Olympics from Hurricane Ridge.

Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park webcam

Is "the mountain" out? (Not in this screenshot!) But see for yourself on this webcam located in Mount Rainier National Park.

Mount Si

Mount Si Webcam

Missing your favorite nearby hike? You can admire Mount Si from afar.

Olympic Coast

James Island Webcam

Check in on conditions out on Washington's Pacific coast. Who knows what adorable sea-faring creatures you'll catch sight of!

Quillayute River

Quillayute River Resort webcam

Enjoy a serene river view from the Quillayute River Resort webcam.

University of Washington Campus

UW Cloud webcam

This webcam from the University of Washington will give cloud-lovers plenty to ponder.

There are also incredible wildlife webcams to bring you closer (hopefully than you've ever been before) to all sorts of creatures across the globe. 

Nesting Eagles

Eagle webcam

A Pacific Northwest favorite, here are some nesting eagles in Decorah, Iowa.

Panama Fruit Feeder

Panama fruit feeder webcam

Here are some birds you likely can't see in your own Washington backyard on Panama Fruit Feeder webcam.

Chesapeake Conservancy

Chesapeake Blue Herons

Enjoy peeking in on these blue herons nesting thanks to Chesapeake Conservancy.

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park Service webcam

And finally, a chance to go underwater with this Channel Islands webcam from the National Park Service.


It's not a web cam, but we also made you 2 minutes of stunning views that will bring you joy.

Take a virtual tour of Washington's trails. Every year, we host our Northwest Exposure Photo Contest as a way to celebrate the beauty of our state and the incredible community of photographers who capture it on camera. Their photos are always a huge inspiration to us so we made a slideshow of some of our favorites to give you a much-needed dose of Washington's trailscapes:

Did we miss one of your favorite nature or wildlife webcams? Share in the comments below!