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The EcoCenter

#31 of 41 things to do in Palo Alto Features Animals
2560 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3319
+1 650-493-8000
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Outside view only (most of the time)

A refreshed maritime themed building housing Sea Scouts and a non-profit. Not a touring... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2016
Palo Alto, CA
Nature Walks, Historic Building, Great Programs

This historic building is now home to the Environmental Volunteers, an organization that provides... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2016
Carl C
Portola Valley, California
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The EcoCenter is the headquarters for the Environmental Volunteers and serves as a nature center open to the public. Our headquarters is also the workspace for our professional staff who direct and implement our programs in support of our mission: To promote the understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education. The EcoCenter is a community resource for environmental education. Through our location in the beautiful Baylands Nature Preserve, we have expanded our mission fulfillment to offer a wide range of educational opportunities for children, adults, and families!
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Jul 20, 2016
“Outside view only (most of the time)”
Apr 14, 2016
“Nature Walks, Historic Building, Great Programs”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2560 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3319
+1 650-493-8000
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

A refreshed maritime themed building housing Sea Scouts and a non-profit. Not a touring destination but a nice visual addition to a Baylands stroll.More

Thank NinaKPaloAlto_CA
Enviro V, Public Relations Manager at The EcoCenter, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2016

The EcoCenter is a community hub for environmental education, open to the public 4 days a week. A welcome touring destination with hands-on activities, lively events, art exhibits, state-of-the-art touchscreen exhibits, a green building tour, and friendly docents. The EcoCenter is home to the Environmental...More

Reviewed April 14, 2016

This historic building is now home to the Environmental Volunteers, an organization that provides wonderful nature experiences for grade school kids in and out of the classroom. Building has limited hours, but is an architectural gem and beautifully remodeled. Baylands Park trails are right outside,...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed August 8, 2014

EcoCenter is a nature center in Palo Alto Baylands area. The design of the building is Birge Clark -designed paddlewheel building. It is interesting as such to take a photo of. The center offers environmental programs and training. I am rating it average however as...More

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