Environmental Nature Center

The center features walking trails that showcase plants from 15 of California’s plant communities including a desert oasis, mixed evergreen forest, redwood forest trail, waterfall, and ponds. The center also has play areas, butterfly house, nature museum, plus a state-of-the-art Nature Preschool.

Community programs include Tiny Naturalists (parent and me style class), Mini Naturalists (ages 1-3) and Little Naturalists (ages 3-5). School field trips, after-school and vacation-break camps, scout programs, “bearthday” parties, and memberships are also offered.

KG Tip: Register early for classes and camps — they fill up fast! The ENC also operates Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary in Silverado.



Environmental Nature Center
1601 E 16th St.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 645-8489


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