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Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center

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2775 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3344
+1 650-329-2506
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Mostly barren land with some "Birds"

This is an adequate place for a long walk, provided it is not too sunny. There are hardly any... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Kazhikathra K
Lorton, Virginia
Wonderful outdoors experience

This is great place to walk your dog, bike, jog, bird watch and just enjoy being outside. The... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Sharon L
Palo Alto, California
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This protected bayland offers a 120-acre salt marsh and the opportunity to observe the plants and birds of the region.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“field trip” (2 reviews)
“duck pond” (3 reviews)
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2775 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3344
+1 650-329-2506
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is an adequate place for a long walk, provided it is not too sunny. There are hardly any trees--mostly brush country with some water and birds around. A side interest is the take off and landings of small airplanes and helicopters from the nearby...More

Thank Kazhikathra K
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is great place to walk your dog, bike, jog, bird watch and just enjoy being outside. The paths are well maintained and the signage is informative.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

the interpretive center has special events which are great for young kids as well as adults. i learned a lot about the flora and fauna along the bay lands .. look up the schedule so you get to share that experience. worth the trip... asb

Thank asbowers
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Birds, Flowers, Bees -- and a small airport that's busy enough to watch take offs and landings. The trails are flat and not overdeveloped (no asphalt). 1-5 mile walks, clearly marked. I love it here and after a while, you see the regulars.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Baylands is a quiet place to ride your bike , hike or just watch the birds. The Interpretive Center has internal and external displays coupled with a long walkway through the marsh.

Thank jrftrav16
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I remember the interpretive center as a child - though back then I just referred to it as "the duck pond". This was a school field trip for me and I understand that it is still a field trip destination today. What is so great...More

1  Thank baileygracerose
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Coots and Snipes and Gulls and Stilts, this is really a great place to see birds and hike and take in the Bay. They are also expanding the trails. Really nice walking spot.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 12 August 2015

What a wonderful place to visit at dawn and sunset. The light then is gorgeous. There is a large variety of wildlife to see and trails to visit.

Thank Iamalwayslost
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Great bird watching area, flat, easy walking. Don't forget binoculars and camera. Friendly people, suitable for all ages and ok for wheelchairs.

Thank sueoc76
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This area is by the bay - one of the popular activities in the area is wind surfing. One can also watch the birds in the marsh areas. There are also bike and hiking trails. There are a few (not many) picnic tables). There is...More

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