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Buena Vista Audubon Society & Nature Center

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The center was closed so we walked around what we could of the nature trail. Not as much to see as... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
Thornton, Colorado
Museum , Fishing , Bird Watching on Salt Water Lagoon !

Love this peaceful Place on Coast Highway ! Great museum and you can arrange docents for tours... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2016
Oceanside, California
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible0%
28 Aug 2018
“How did this white trash get a job here?”
2 Mar 2018
“Small Nature Center for a Huge Lagoon”
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2202 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-6549
+1 760-439-2473
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

For the second time in almost 3 years I passed by and stopped at this nature centre. The first time I had a nice conversation with the volunteer. This time, traveling by bike again, I had an ugly encounter with the old male hag who...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Great exhibits, patient and knowledgeable volunteers, and a nice short accessible trail to get up right into the wildlife...

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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited the wonderful exhibit and friendly docent at the Audubon Center today. I decided to take a walk on the trail on my own while my husband sat in the car. Wish I had been put on notice by the docent that homeless people...More

1  Thank gfderms
Reviewed June 27, 2017

The center was closed so we walked around what we could of the nature trail. Not as much to see as I was expecting. Very swampy and not a lot of birds - probably just the time of year. A very nice native grass (with...More

Thank ktag84
Reviewed May 16, 2017

we visit Oceanside yearly for a couple weeks in February and always find new places to explore we always stop by the nature center to catch up on the sightings that are unique. staff volunteers are very knowledgeable. The indoor viewing deck allows for a...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2017

Very nice display of animals--stuffed and information. The trail was not recommended due to recent rain. I appreciated knowing that the trail was muddy and not recommended at the time we stopped.

Thank photobug429
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Wonderful group of people - great lectures on various subjects. Good place to put on your donation list.

Thank Love2Food
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Love this peaceful Place on Coast Highway ! Great museum and you can arrange docents for tours ! People fish , hike & Bird Watch in this Living/Breathing Eco - System !

Reviewed April 23, 2016

We attending a presentation given by a man from Panama. It was fun and informative and we learned so much about hummingbirds. Even the novice would enjoy the presentations.

Thank 2norske
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The Audubon Center is easily the best local experience for viewing and nature as both the past and the present. It's on the edge of the Buena Vista Lagoon, a good place to see nature and how we people have impacted it. Stop by: It's...More

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