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Effie Yeaw Nature Center

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During the first week of this month I took my granddaughter for a visit here. She had so much fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sacramento, California
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alot of wild life

just walk along and wild life is all around, plus the center has life in it. so nice and peasefull... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Rancho Cordova, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the first week of this month I took my granddaughter for a visit here. She had so much fun! The visitors center is very kid friendly. She’s 5 and loved the hands on displays and the live animals as well. I’ve been visiting here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank g0nzalesfam4
Reviewed December 11, 2018

a favorite hangout of folks who will litter and destroy any semblance of nature, with no oversight presence of any park people or police, garbage in the river bank, nasty drivers and bicyclists with no patience for just plain day families to quietly enjoy the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fibons
Reviewed November 11, 2018

just walk along and wild life is all around, plus the center has life in it. so nice and peasefull. very nice

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank COlwell2018
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I love this nature center- beautiful and unexpected, So many things to see any time of the year =visit the center, then take a walk around- you'll love it!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Traveler32174
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely evening at the nature center listening to coyotes calling in the distance. Hearing one start off near the river and then having many more chime in is something everyone should hear.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dianemQ9370PJ
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a must for people with young children as it is a great learning experience for the kids and a breath of fresh air for the adults as you’ll be walking in a beautiful park.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rpalumbo123
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

effie yeaw nature center is an outstanding oasis for nature trails, walks by the American River, bird watching, lectures on local wild life, a place to picnic and to learn the natural history of the area. Great place for all ages from young chidren to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank benniemae
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Pretty cool place. You can do alot of things here. We went there for a hike and it was nice, nice trails!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Teressa D
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is a gem on the American River, in the middle of a safe residential area. The museum is small, with several live animals that might be seen in the nearby preserve. There is also an exhibit area, with rotating displays about the natural history...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

What a beautiful place to take your family to see nature at its finest and so close to the city. A must see.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mommason4
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