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Nature Centers in Orange County

Information about the nature centers of Orange County, California.


Oak Canyon Nature Center
58 acre nature park situated in the Anaheim Hills that includes the John J. Collier Interpretive Center, a small museum with wildlife and other regional natural history exhibits. The park includes three adjoiningc anyons and about four miles of hiking trails. A strem runs through the park all year. Located at 6700 East Walnut Canyon Road in Anaheim. Phone: 714-998-8380

Buena Park

Clark Regional Park Interpretive Center
Interpretive center situated within the Ralph B. Clark Regional County Park. Displays marine fossils of species from a million years ago and terrestrial mammals specimens dfrom tens of thousands of years ago. Located within the park at 8800 Rosecrans Avenue in Buena Park.

Dana Point

Nature Interpretive Center
Nature Center featuring the history of the Dana Point Headlands Area. Situated adjacent to the trailhead of the Dana Point Headlands Trail.

Ocean Institute
Sealife and ocean ecology nature and educational center oj the north end of Dana Point Park.

Huntington Beach

Bolsa Chica We4tlands Interpretive Center
2,400 square foot unterpretive center displaying marine life species and displaying exhibits related to wetland ecology, native species, human history, and habitat restoration. Located at 3842 Warner Avenue in Huntington Beach. Phone: 714-846-1114

Shipley Nature Center
18 acre nature center area within in Huntington Beach Central Park.

Laguna Beach

Nix Nature Center
Nature center situated within Laguna Coast Wilderness Park.

Newport Beach

Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center
Newport Bay Conservancy interpretive center in a 10,000 square foot bulding situated on a bluff overlooking the Newport Back Bay. First opened in October of 2000. Exhibits are related to life in and around an estuary and the Newport Bay Estuary in particular. Also features the Ray and Elsa Watson Theater and live reptile and amphibian displays. Located at 2301 University Drive in Newport Beach, California. Phone: 949-923-2290

Back Bay Science Center
Located on Shellmaker Island in the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, off Back Bay Drive, adjacent to the Newport Dunes RV Resort. Offers programs related to estuarine and marine ecology and watersheds.

Environmental Nature Center
Located at 1601 East 16th Street in Newport Beach. Phone: 949-645-8489


Irvine Regional Park Nature Center
Located within the parjk at One Irvine Park Road in the City of orange. Phone: 714-973-6835

San Juan Capistrano

The Ecology Center
Located at 32701 Alipaz Street in San Juan Capistrano Phone: 949-443-4223

More OC nature3 Centers

- Casper's Wilderness park Nature Center
- O'Neill Regional Park Nature Center
- Riley Wilderness Nature Center
- Santiago Oaks Nature Center
- Turtle Rock Nature Center
- Tucker Wildlife San tuary

Near Orange County

Los Angeles County
Long Beach: El Dorado Nature Center

San Diego County
Oceanside: Buena Vista Autubon Society Nature Center (Oceanside)

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