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Sunriver Nature Center

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A wonderful facility.

Great hidden gem in Sunriver that has tons of things for kids and adults to enjoy. Learn about the... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Sunriver, Oregon
Well worth a visit

When you first arrive you may think it is too small! But the welcome building has lot of interests... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Sunriver, Oregon
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The Sunriver Nature Center features interpretive exhibits, live birds-of-prey, amphibians and snakes, meteorite exhibit, educational programs, botanical garden, and nature trail. Winter hours: 10am - 4pm, Wednesday through Saturday
57245 River Road, Sunriver, OR 97707
+1 541-593-4394
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great hidden gem in Sunriver that has tons of things for kids and adults to enjoy. Learn about the wildlife and plants. In the summer, there are wonderful talks and hikes. Winter is fun too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank reberry66
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

When you first arrive you may think it is too small! But the welcome building has lot of interests information on the area; and fun things to touch and see! Then several walking paths around the center to explore! Plus the Oregon Observatory is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mandrgames
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This sweet little nature center is within walking distance of where we stay. Always fun to stop in and see the raptors and the swan swimming nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharon W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Had some friend is and took the 2 littles there for the afternoon.. Great time and the children learned a lot. Wonderful Experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janese R
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This was a great little gem to stop by and visit. Be sure to time your visit when they do a raptor talk so that you can see one of the birds up close and learn more about them. Bring a good camera and take...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cindy M
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We had the nature center to ourselves for almost an hour. The staff was very helpful and informative. My son loved seeing the raptors and learning their stories. The talk about the horned owl was great. We also got to view the sun at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MonicaW555
Reviewed July 21, 2018

They have a combination of inside and outside exhibits which focus on local wildlife and plants. The kids were enjoying the exhibits, we liked most of them as well. Worth a visit if you are staying at Sunriver!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shirley S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We enjoyed our visit to the Sunriver Nature Center. The highlight was seeing the Great Horned Owl and the Red-Tailed Hawk up close and learning more about both species from the friendly staff member. The other highlight was the walking trail around the lake, from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DrColby
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We always drop by here to see the rehabilitating owls and raptor including hawks and the occasional eagle and to look at the exhibits and see the plant gardens of local vegetation! It is feee with a Sunriver owner membership card and reasonable for all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank sexybaby7399
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We exist because of balance, i.e., Nature versus Us....Donate and Support....Great for the kids but extremely important for those of us that have seen the world change: Baby Boomers,,,Sunriver Nature Center brings you back down...life is about balance....we want the Grand kids to have what...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank rcratsenberg
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