Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Breazeale Interpretive Center is .2 mi. n. of Bay View State Park at 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. This 10,600-acre reserve protects habitats ranging from open marine waters, tidal flats, marshes and beaches to wooded uplands and open fields. It is home to a variety of fish, mammals and birds, including nearly 250 visiting bird species. An interpretive center has aquariums and interactive learning modules about estuaries and watersheds. More than 3 miles of trails lead to beach, shoreline and upland areas.