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The EcoCenter

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Nature Walks, Historic Building, Great Programs

This historic building is now home to the Environmental Volunteers, an organization that provides... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2016
Carl C
Portola Valley, California
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Located right at the old Palo Alto boat harbor in Byxbee Park, the building is a classic Birge... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Palo Alto, California
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The EcoCenter is the headquarters for the Environmental Volunteers and serves as a nature center open to the public. Our headquarters is also the workspace for our professional staff who direct and implement our programs in support of our mission...more
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2560 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-3319
+1 650-493-8000
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Located right at the old Palo Alto boat harbor in Byxbee Park, the building is a classic Birge Clark structure built for the Sea Scouts in 1941 when they kept their boats at the now closed harbor. The building is open limited hours but usually...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

A refreshed maritime themed building housing Sea Scouts and a non-profit. Not a touring destination but a nice visual addition to a Baylands stroll.More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank NinaKPaloAlto_CA
Enviro V, Public Relations Manager at The EcoCenter, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2016

The EcoCenter is a community hub for environmental education, open to the public 4 days a week. A welcome touring destination with hands-on activities, lively events, art exhibits, state-of-the-art touchscreen exhibits, a green building tour, and friendly docents. The EcoCenter is home to the Environmental...More

Reviewed April 14, 2016

This historic building is now home to the Environmental Volunteers, an organization that provides wonderful nature experiences for grade school kids in and out of the classroom. Building has limited hours, but is an architectural gem and beautifully remodeled. Baylands Park trails are right outside,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Carl C
Reviewed August 8, 2014

EcoCenter is a nature center in Palo Alto Baylands area. The design of the building is Birge Clark -designed paddlewheel building. It is interesting as such to take a photo of. The center offers environmental programs and training. I am rating it average however as...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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