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Nature Center at Avalon Canyon

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Address: Avalon Canyon, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310 510 0954
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Description: Exhibits and films about Catalina Island’s wildlife, visit with a...
Exhibits and films about Catalina Island’s wildlife, visit with a Naturalist, and get a hiking permit.
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Nice little Nature Center

We went to the Botanical Gardens and decided to stop at Nature center. A lot of interesting stuff about the Catalina Island. they also have quite a few films about Catalina... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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El Monte, California
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El Monte, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went to the Botanical Gardens and decided to stop at Nature center. A lot of interesting stuff about the Catalina Island. they also have quite a few films about Catalina. Nice stop

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I loved the paintings they had on display of the Catalina Coast line. It was a small place, but very informative and lovely staff willingly answers any of your questions.

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Huntington Beach, California
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48 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

nice rest stop to enjoy - older exhibits, and nice reviews/ history of the island - yet well maintain ... and if you don't want to pay the fee for the botanical gardens - nearby - at least you have something to ' see ' after your hike to this remote area outside of Avalon .

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Los Angeles, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A free nature center with interesting info about Catalina Island. They have a live feed observe the eagles in their nest.

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santa monica, ca
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Really nice way to learn about the island and the flora and fauna. It is donation based and the staff was lovely.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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254 reviews 254 reviews
152 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stopped at the nature center on our way to the a Wrigley Memorial and botanical gardens. They had an interesting video about the island's history and interesting exhibits. We enjoyed stopping here.

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Rialto, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stopped at the Nature Center on our walk down from the Wrigley Memorial. The video explained much of the island's history. Our grandchildren enjoyed the hands-on exhibits. Everything was very well labeled. We enjoyed our visit.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This park was established by Ada Wrigley after her husband died. There is a huge memorial at the top of the hill to him. It's impressive, with great views of the valley and ocean beyond. The park features desert type plants gathered from around the world, with 5 plant species endemic to Santa Catalina only. It is located in the... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

On the way up to hill to the Museum be sure and stop here. The attendant at the Conservancy was very well informed about the exhibits and general information about the display and general Catalina conservation.

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Malibu, California, United States
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you are tired of the Beach, head for this spot and get the Kids involved. Nice, relaxing place for an hour or two.

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Address: Address: Avalon Canyon, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310 510 0954
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon

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