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“Quick stop for informative visitor center”

Nature Center at Avalon Canyon
Ranked #25 of 58 things to do in Avalon
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Owner description: Exhibits and films about Catalina Island’s wildlife, visit with a Naturalist, and get a hiking permit.
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Very informative visitor center. It shares history and conservation efforts. The Eagle Egg swap program was very interesting! I stopped here to get my hiking permits. The process was quick and the young lady who helped was very friendly. Hiking permits are free but they do recommend a $3 donation/hiker.

Thank SoCalAdventureSeeker
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

The Nature Center is a great place to get an idea of Catalina..has the local soapstone that the natives used...really interesting stone to feel

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

This lovely little visitor center was a welcome sight on my uphill walk to the botanical gardens. It has been completely redone, and the exhibits are nicely put together. All in all, this is a very small and short stop, but if you watch all the videos and use the restrooms, you could spend an hour here (which we did).

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Was brought for a stop by a bus tour company to see the eagles being cared for by the center. It was beautiful and wonderful to see these majestic birds being cared for by the center. Very uplifting to experience. Great job.

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Reviewed July 7, 2016

The locals know that the restrooms here are nice and clean, but nature buffs will enjoy the interpretive displays about the flora and fauna of Catalina Island - there is so much more to learn about, beyond the tourist trappings of Avalon alone.

Thank Ray Q
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