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U.S. Geological Survey
Western Fisheries Research Center
6505 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115

Phone: 206-526-6282
FAX: 206-526-6654

Directions from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport: 17801 International Blvd. (Pacific Highway So.), Seattle, WA 98158

Head south on International lLbvd. Toward S 182 Stgo 0.2 mi
Make a U-turn at S 182 St.go 1.6 mi
Take the ramp onto WA-518 E go 1.1 mi
Take the exit on the left onto I-5N toward Seattlego 13.6 mi
Take exit 168B to merge onto WA-520 E toward Bellevue/Kirklandgo 0.8 mi
Take the Montlake Blvd. exit toward University of Washingtongo 0.2 mi
Merge onto E Lake Washington Blvd.go 36 ft
Turn left at Montlake Blvd. Ego 1.3 mi
Continue onto NE 45th St.go 0.4 mi
Slight left at Sand Point Way NEgo 1.6 mi
Turn right at NE 65th St.go 0.3 mi
Destination will be on the right.


  1. Take I-5 (northbound or southbound) to SR-520 freeway intersection (approx. 2 miles north of Seattle's downtown district) - Freeway signs display "SR-520 Eastbound to Bellevue & Kirkland“

  2. Take SR 520 eastbound about 1 mile, to the first intersection at NE Montlake Blvd. At stoplight at top of freeway off-ramp, turn left (north) onto Montlake Blvd. Stay on arterial, past UW football stadium, about 3.5 miles to NE 65th Street (NOTE: arterial changes names as it curves, from Montlake Blvd, to NE 45th Street, to NE Sandpoint Way)

  3. Turn right off of Sandpoint Way onto NE 65th Street - watch for "Magnuson Park" sign. Western Fisheries Research Center is located approx. ¼ mile down NE 65th St. on the right. Watch for gated entry & sign "US Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center"

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