American River Parkway - Effie Yeaw Nature Center

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The Effie Yeaw Nature Center is an award-winning environmental and cultural education center located within the beautiful American River Parkway in Carmichael, California. The Nature Center is currently operated by the American River Natural History Association.

Fast Facts:

How to Get There:


Hours and Fees:

The trails are open daily from dawn to dusk. The  Nature Center Building with exhibits, information, live animals and the  book and gift store is open:

February through October

Open Tuesday through Sunday:  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November through January

Open Tuesday through Sunday:  Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed on Mondays - but open on public holidays that are Mondays, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Hours of operation could change, especially in stormy weather.
Call to confirm hours of operation for the day 489-4918.

Picnics Allowed: Yes

Additional Information: ​

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