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Eaton Hill Nature Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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This is a beautiful place for those who do not want a real long and exhausting hike. There are... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
John T
San Antonio, Texas
Worth the stop.

Small but well done. Located in first building in Sonora to have electricity. Not far off I-10... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Lampasas, Texas
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is a beautiful place for those who do not want a real long and exhausting hike. There are several trail options. We did the full experience and were finished in an hour. Very scenic. It was worth it to get to the top of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Small but well done. Located in first building in Sonora to have electricity. Not far off I-10. Nathan is a budding geologist and knows his reptiles and arachnids too. Some cool stuff and a great place to stretch your legs.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

While the Nature Center is open, it is an amazing place to learn about the types of rocks, fossils, minerals, and ancient people (such as native American Indians) that lived here. The living snakes that have been added to the animal exhibit room are rather...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank nprice54321
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I-10 in West Texas and taking a break at the Eaton Hill Nature Center seems like the thing to do. Take a walk. Look for birds and get your eyes off the highway. 30 minutes or so the eyes are relaxed and you can continue...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We stopped on our way out west to stretch our legs and get a little bird-watching in at the same time. Not disappointed, even though the center itself was closed when we stopped there. We were still able to go for a little hike using...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank CaraJW
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

A good little stop for a hike through the park trails. Pretty rocky but ok and fine for taking a break with the fog on a road trip

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 297vivianeb
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This was the most fun I've ever going hiking and seeing the wildlife is always fun too. Getting to the flag is an achievement.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

I lead my yogis on thus hill every week. There are several oaths and always something new to see. It is right off the I 10 and has many beautify views.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

As a novice birder from MN, I didn't know about Eaton Hill until after we stopped for a night in Sonora. I was delighted to get two lifers at this nature center. The docent was very helpful, pointing out birds recently seen at the center,...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Eaton Hill has a wonderful nature center/museum and a number of hiking trails available. Being located just off Interstate 10 in a remote part of West Texas, it is a wonderful place to take a break and stretch your legs if you are driving across...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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