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Oak Canyon Nature Center

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A Truly Amazing Visit

We visit the Nature Trail 6 times a year or so. When we walk the trails it feels as though... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Harry M
Very pleasant and serene nature center

We visited in December and there were hardly 10 persons in the entire preserve. So everything was... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2018
Santa Monica, California
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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6700 E Walnut Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92807-4948
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

We visit the Nature Trail 6 times a year or so. When we walk the trails it feels as though civilization is 1,000 miles away!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Harry M
Reviewed 21 December 2018

We visited in December and there were hardly 10 persons in the entire preserve. So everything was very quiet and serene. Presumably it is more crowded in the summer. Anyway, the trails are easy to follow and you can choose between those trails that are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank vincemc
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Heard about oak canyon nature centre on line, was expecting a bigger place but was a lot smaller, saw some good wildlife like a roadrunner and red shoulder hawk and a crawfish, a lot was closed down due to forest fire prevention

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Smithkear
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I wanted a quick afternoon hike and this was perfect. I took one of the trails that brings you up on the ridge and around the little canyon, providing great views and enough elevation for a light workout. The stream trail was also nice, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank R5577JEsarahd
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We had a nice couple of hours walking around through the trees & along the stream. It was a nice break from the theme parks.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Darj_blue
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

While in the area, I wanted to do some hiking. I found this gem through Yelp. So glad I did! I was able to string together several of the interconnecting trails to cover 10 miles but you could do much shorter. You’re never too far...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lauri F
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Great place for a quick hike but not that big so don't allocate hours here...however definitely worth a visit. Beautiful scenery and multiple trails. I took my book and just sat and read for a while. As I said, it wasn't that big so I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kahlia S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the nature center and took the kids on an easy hike to bird watch and explore the various rat nests throughout the place. There is a nice stream that flows through the canyon. Inside the nature center the workers were very polite,friendly and knowledgeable....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Cesar G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The nature center and surrounding area is a nice little find in Anaheim Hills. Near the golf course, the nature center has plenty of trails (nothing too sterenuous), a picnic area, & a natural stream (Walnut Creek). We wandered, watched, and enjoyed the sunshine. There...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Billyjoe52
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Bring your water and trail mix for a wonderful days spent under the beautiful canyon oaks. The trails go from gentle to rolling to good climbs. There is a creek running throughout, ancient trees, and hummingbirds. Go - commune with nature, talk to the trees...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank JaniceG2
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18 September 2017|
Response from JaniceG2 | Reviewed this property |
My daughter is on oxygen and took her tank with her everywhere. There were no extreme hills on the walk that we took. I don't know about a wedding venue since it was never mentioned by our guide, although anywhere along the... More
24 June 2016|
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Response from gus g |
It's free to visit. Although a small $2 donation is suggested.