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Effie Yeaw Nature Center

#1 of 9 things to do in Carmichael Features Animals
2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
+1 916-489-4918
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Connect with nature

Effie yeaw is a wonderful place to reconnect with nature. With helpful and friendly staff in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bokehfoto
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Northern Cali
My second back yard

I go here several times per week to enjoy the peace of nature. I see different animals and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John W
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2850 San Lorenzo Way off Tarshes Drive, Carmichael, CA 95609
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Effie yeaw is a wonderful place to reconnect with nature. With helpful and friendly staff in the visitors center you will soon be on your way to having a great day.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here several times per week to enjoy the peace of nature. I see different animals and landscapes each time I go.

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a wonderful walk no matter the time of year. The dear and birds are always welcoming and full of song

Thank Janetanne13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have children who have interest in our native species plants and animals, this is the place to spend an afternoon. Its free to enter, but you'll see a donation stand to help keep the center funded and feed the rescued animals they care...More

Thank NeilHillary
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is my favorite place to take a walk & commune with nature. On any give day you can see deer, turkeys, geese, rabbits, turkey vultures, coyotes and many other creatures. The center is very kid friendly. There are many things to see including an...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The nature center has a few captive raptors that have been rehabbed, as well as snakes, turtles, and the cutest owl you have ever seen named Sophie. Hikes are easy and flat with plenty of signage and seem very kid friendly. Highly recommended for an...More

Thank khg2010
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This 100 acre preserve is great for hiking and spotting wildlife. Since dogs are not allowed, the deer are very comfortable standing by or resting in the shade close to the trails, as are other wildlife frequently spotted.

Thank Krystin123
Reviewed 2 March 2017

In cool weather, we love to walk these easy trails (now lush and verdant!) laden with black-tailed deer and many varieties of songbirds, raptors, and tons of busy Acorn Woodpeckers! Endless PHOTO opportunities and seasonal birding. Once at the banks of the American River, migrating...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area and want to get away from the city this is the place. A nice simple trail system and lots of wildlife hidden away from the hustle of the city just outside the gate. You can see deer, turkey, squirells,...More

Thank Steven f
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went out early morning on Thanksgiving Day. We saw so many deer who were clearly not scared of humans which made for nice viewing. The turkeys were hanging low (being Thanksgiving and all) but we did finally manage to see 4 of them. Nice walking...More

Thank Kim G
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