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Effie Yeaw Nature Center

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2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
+1 916-489-4918
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Cute Outdoor Areas

Trails to follow, friendly staff, lots of areas to hang out and picnic, plus indoor exhibits and a... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Rachel P
Meet animals up close and take a relaxing hike

Effie Yeaw Nature Center in Ancil Hoffman Park is a very pleasant nature study museum. It has many... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
hnsmom
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Sacramento
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  • Average3%
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“american river” (20 reviews)
“wild turkeys” (4 reviews)
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2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Trails to follow, friendly staff, lots of areas to hang out and picnic, plus indoor exhibits and a model Native American village are all very neat.

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Effie Yeaw Nature Center in Ancil Hoffman Park is a very pleasant nature study museum. It has many dioramas and hands on exhibits that kids love, but best of all it has several local rescued wild animals/birds to observe. It is small and manageable, a...More

Thank hnsmom
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Effie yeaw is a wonderful place to reconnect with nature. With helpful and friendly staff in the visitors center you will soon be on your way to having a great day.

1  Thank Bokehfoto
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I go here several times per week to enjoy the peace of nature. I see different animals and landscapes each time I go.

Thank John W
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Always a wonderful walk no matter the time of year. The dear and birds are always welcoming and full of song

Thank Janetanne13
Reviewed June 25, 2017

If you have children who have interest in our native species plants and animals, this is the place to spend an afternoon. Its free to enter, but you'll see a donation stand to help keep the center funded and feed the rescued animals they care...More

Thank NeilHillary
Reviewed April 28, 2017

This is my favorite place to take a walk & commune with nature. On any give day you can see deer, turkeys, geese, rabbits, turkey vultures, coyotes and many other creatures. The center is very kid friendly. There are many things to see including an...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed April 26, 2017

The nature center has a few captive raptors that have been rehabbed, as well as snakes, turtles, and the cutest owl you have ever seen named Sophie. Hikes are easy and flat with plenty of signage and seem very kid friendly. Highly recommended for an...More

Thank khg2010
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This 100 acre preserve is great for hiking and spotting wildlife. Since dogs are not allowed, the deer are very comfortable standing by or resting in the shade close to the trails, as are other wildlife frequently spotted.

Thank Krystin123
Reviewed March 2, 2017

In cool weather, we love to walk these easy trails (now lush and verdant!) laden with black-tailed deer and many varieties of songbirds, raptors, and tons of busy Acorn Woodpeckers! Endless PHOTO opportunities and seasonal birding. Once at the banks of the American River, migrating...More

Thank Sarah S
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