The Nature Shop

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The Nature Shop is located at 8050 35th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Starting 10/16/22 the Nature Shop will pause optic demonstrations, repairs and loans between the hour of 12 PM and 1 PM due to limited staffing. The shop will remain open for all other sales during that time. We are happy to provide optic care before noon or after 1 PM until closing.

If you wish, you may also set an appointment in advance with an optics specialist by emailing or by calling the store during business hours.

Regular Nature Shop Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Upcoming Holiday Hour Changes & Shop Closures:

The Nature Shop will have reduced hours from 10am-3pm Christmas Eve (12/24) and New Years Eve (12/31)

The Nature Shop will be CLOSED Christmas Day (12/25) and New Years Day (1/1).  Have a Happy Holiday!


Phone: 206-523-4483

  • Open for in-store shopping

  • Contactless front door pickup & shipping available

  • Please wear your mask indoors and help us keep the community safe.

The Seattle Audubon Nature Shop is your complete source for bird- and nature-related merchandise, providing essential funding through its profits for the activities and programs of Seattle Audubon.

More than  2,000 items are available at The Nature Shop, including feeders, spotting scopes and optics, books and field guides, and much more. Take a tour inside and follow The Nature Shop for frequent news of new products and other topics.

The Nature Shop Storefront
Learn more & shop online now 

The online shop is fully operational and mobile-friendly, updated regularly with seasonal products.

Holiday Hours
CLOSED Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day

Nature Shop Resources

Seattle Audubon Wild Bird Seed

It is not practical to ship bird seed, so we don’t offer it on our website.

To learn more about how to entice birds to your backyard with feeders and seeds, download a PDF copy of our Backyard Birdfeeding Brochure.


To learn more about choosing the optics which best suit your personal needs, download a PDF copy of our Choosing and Using Optics guide.