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Address: 2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
Phone Number: 916-489-4918
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Up close with deer and turkeys

Effie Yeaw Nature Center is a place to walk up close and personal with nature. Most days you will see deer and turkeys, along with many birds, squirrels, and rabbits (sometimes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul S
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Fair Oaks, California
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Fair Oaks, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Effie Yeaw Nature Center is a place to walk up close and personal with nature. Most days you will see deer and turkeys, along with many birds, squirrels, and rabbits (sometimes snakes and lizards) doing their thing among the many oaks and shrubs. You can walk down by the American river and see ducks, herons, and sometimes Canadian geese and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has nothing but great memories for me, taking my nephew there and my daughter. There you can see deer walking on the golf course and the center turkeys taking off on the side of the cliff how they fly into the trees the Nature Center this is truly an awesome place just to get out and enjoying nature... More 

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Carmichael, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This nature center is not too big and easy for children to explore. It is right on the river so you can easily hike down to the river or you can visit the nature center and see animals that have been rescued up close. There are presentations on a regular basis and the times are listed at the center. It... More 

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Effie Yeaw for the first time today. I took a 12 and 8-year-old to walk the trails while playing Pokémon Go. We paid the $8 parking fee (Higher than the normal $5 due to it being a holiday weekend). We parked and walked to the front of the nature center. It was nice to see that there was... More 

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Thank TahoeTravelin
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Effie Yeaw is an amazing place to walk. It has trails that walk you throughout nature. On your walks you will see deer, doe, fawns, turkey and many more. You will hear and see woodpeckers high in the trees. If you get tired, there are several benches to sit at. They have fantastic Maidu Indian replicas of a house outside.... More 

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Thank FabTeach
Carmichael, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

A tranquil area near a busy community, with abundant wildlife. Walking the nature trails is always interesting there are deer, coyotes and a list of different birds. Walking to the American River is quick and easy but watch out for snakes. There are a few. The Docents are helpful and informative. It's one of those 'must do' kinda places. Remember... More 

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Thank jimhunni2
Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Less than a mile away from our home in Carmichael is the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. They provide an excellent opportunity to see what is happening in our area.

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Thank B7785KLpatriciam
Carmichael, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

And if you tell the kiosk operator you are visiting, they won't charge you an entrance fee . . .it's FREE!

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Thank JoeCarmichael
California
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for an educational tour (for young ones and grown ups) to view rescued area reptiles, raptors and then morning nature walk, hike, watch some wild life (deers, turkey) and birds and then on way back have a picnic under thick canopy of trees. Be sure to check out the pond which has tadpoles and also try to spot... More 

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Thank loveswiss2009
Sacramento, California
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We take our boys here to see Echo the owl and other wildlife in the nature center. There's a touch area and a small display with taxidermy cougar, beaver and otter. The trails are the best part. They meander though the trees and can end up at the river. The views are wonderful and we offer see deer, wild turkeys,... More 

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