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Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center

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Great place

This is a nice little place to take a walk and enjoy nature. I had a 1 hour jog each morning while... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Mikasa L
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Pasadena, California
Excellent place to learn about the Bay Area's natural habitat

A not so well known local gem. This is an excellent place to go to learn about what makes the bay... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
Elizabeth S
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California
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Jul 8, 2018
“Great place”
Nov 7, 2017
“Excellent place to learn about the Bay Area's natural habitat”
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This protected bayland offers a 120-acre salt marsh and the opportunity to observe the plants and birds of the region.
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2775 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3344
+1 650-329-2506
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This is a nice little place to take a walk and enjoy nature. I had a 1 hour jog each morning while staying at a nearby hotel.

Thank Mikasa L
Reviewed November 7, 2017

A not so well known local gem. This is an excellent place to go to learn about what makes the bay area's eco system. Often a destination for school field trips and scouts outings. If you are a local and have not been it's time...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed September 5, 2017

This is an adequate place for a long walk, provided it is not too sunny. There are hardly any trees--mostly brush country with some water and birds around. A side interest is the take off and landings of small airplanes and helicopters from the nearby...More

Thank Kailasanath
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This is great place to walk your dog, bike, jog, bird watch and just enjoy being outside. The paths are well maintained and the signage is informative.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed May 24, 2017

the interpretive center has special events which are great for young kids as well as adults. i learned a lot about the flora and fauna along the bay lands .. look up the schedule so you get to share that experience. worth the trip... asb

Thank asbowers
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Birds, Flowers, Bees -- and a small airport that's busy enough to watch take offs and landings. The trails are flat and not overdeveloped (no asphalt). 1-5 mile walks, clearly marked. I love it here and after a while, you see the regulars.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Baylands is a quiet place to ride your bike , hike or just watch the birds. The Interpretive Center has internal and external displays coupled with a long walkway through the marsh.

Thank jrftrav16
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I remember the interpretive center as a child - though back then I just referred to it as "the duck pond". This was a school field trip for me and I understand that it is still a field trip destination today. What is so great...More

1  Thank baileygracerose
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Coots and Snipes and Gulls and Stilts, this is really a great place to see birds and hike and take in the Bay. They are also expanding the trails. Really nice walking spot.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a wonderful place to visit at dawn and sunset. The light then is gorgeous. There is a large variety of wildlife to see and trails to visit.

Thank Iamalwayslost
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