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Effie Yeaw Nature Center

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2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
+1 916-489-4918
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Lovely small nature museum next to natural preserve on the river

This is a gem on the American River, in the middle of a safe residential area. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
lindsley2016
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Carmichael, California
Nature at its best.

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

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Mommason4
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Carmichael, California
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
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“live animals” (8 reviews)
“american river” (23 reviews)
“wild turkeys” (4 reviews)
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2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
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+1 916-489-4918
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Reviewed March 3, 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 March 3, 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
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Reviewed December 23, 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
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Reviewed November 10, 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
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Reviewed November 9, 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

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Reviewed September 7, 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
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Reviewed August 8, 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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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Effie yeaw is a wonderful place to reconnect with nature. With helpful and friendly staff in the visitors center you will soon be on your way to having a great day.

1  Thank Bokehfoto
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I go here several times per week to enjoy the peace of nature. I see different animals and landscapes each time I go.

Thank John W
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Always a wonderful walk no matter the time of year. The dear and birds are always welcoming and full of song

Thank Janetanne13
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