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Effie Yeaw Nature Center

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This is a must for people with young children as it is a great learning experience for the kids and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Carmichael, California
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great place to visit

effie yeaw nature center is an outstanding oasis for nature trails, walks by the American River... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Carmichael, California
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2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
+1 916-489-4918
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must for people with young children as it is a great learning experience for the kids and a breath of fresh air for the adults as you’ll be walking in a beautiful park.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

effie yeaw nature center is an outstanding oasis for nature trails, walks by the American River, bird watching, lectures on local wild life, a place to picnic and to learn the natural history of the area. Great place for all ages from young chidren to...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Pretty cool place. You can do alot of things here. We went there for a hike and it was nice, nice trails!

Thank Teressa D
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a gem on the American River, in the middle of a safe residential area. The museum is small, with several live animals that might be seen in the nearby preserve. There is also an exhibit area, with rotating displays about the natural history...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

What a beautiful place to take your family to see nature at its finest and so close to the city. A must see.

Thank Mommason4
Reviewed 23 December 2017

What a lovely way to spend an afternoon just before Christmas! The Center was uncrowded, quiet and serene. After living in the area for over 25 years this was our first visit and certainly will not be the last. The trails are short, easy and...More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Take a friend, your camera and stay for awhile. Nice, open paths all the way to the American River. Well worth more than one visit. It changes with the seasons.

Thank Trudy120
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I live near Effie Yeaw and visit there as often as possible. It is a nature reserve on the American River, so you can see both field and water birds My family attended the 6 week 100 bird ID class with nature walks included. We...More

Thank foodlover1944
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Trails to follow, friendly staff, lots of areas to hang out and picnic, plus indoor exhibits and a model Native American village are all very neat.

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Effie Yeaw Nature Center in Ancil Hoffman Park is a very pleasant nature study museum. It has many dioramas and hands on exhibits that kids love, but best of all it has several local rescued wild animals/birds to observe. It is small and manageable, a...More

Thank hnsmom
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