Eaton Canyon Natural Area is a 190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains. Visitors can enjoy its hiking trails, equestrian trails with a staging area, picnic areas, seasonal stream, rocks and minerals, various natural habitats, native plants, and wildlife. Open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Public Calender

DOCENT-LED FAMILY NATURE WALKS
- Every Saturday at 9am.
Meet in fron of the Nature Center. No Dogs, please.more ...


NATURE TAILS STORY HOUR
- Every Saturday at 10:30am.
Stories and activities for children


SIERRA CLUB
- Wednesday, November 2 at 7:30pm (7:00pm social)

Program: Representatives of the newly-appointed Arroyo Advisory Group (AAG) of the "One Arroyo" concept put forth by Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek earlier this year. The 20-member Advisory Group is seeking public input into development of a comprehensive plan that integrates all aspects of Pasadena's Arroyo Seco from its northern border in the Angeles National Forest to its southern border in South Pasadena.


CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY - Annual Native Plant Sale. Saturday, November 4 from 9am - 2pm
See https://www.cnps-sgm.org/plantsale/


CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY WALK
Saturday, November 12. Meet in front of Eaton Canyon Nature Center at 9:00am
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EATON CANYON GARDENING GROUP
- Sunday, November 12, at 10am.
Meet in the Native Plant Garden.


PASADENA AUDUBON SOCIETY
- Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30pm

Program: “The Socorro Islands: Endemics on the Edge” presented by Loretta Williams, awarding-winning public radio journalist who spent a month on Socorro Island tracking the plans to return the Socorro Dove to the island.


SOUTHWESTERN HERPETOLOGISTS SOCIETY
- Thrusday, October 19 at 7:30pm (7:00pm social).
See http://www.swhs.org for more information.


EATON CANYON CONSERVATION WORK DAY
- Saturday, November 18 from 9am to noon.
RSVP required. Email: eatoncanyon.conservation@gmail.com


AUDUBON BIRD WALK
- Sunday, November 19th at 8am.
Meet leader Hill Penfold in front of the Nature Center. more ...

Shop Small Saturday
Family Nature Walk

Family Nature Walk

Every Saturday morning, weather permitting, from 9am to 11am.
Join us outdoors for a guided walk in Eaton Canyon Natural Area. This walk is geared to families, including small children, and everyone is welcome. Walking shoes, sunscreen, water, and a hat are recommended. The walk is free to the public. Meet in front of the building. No Dogs, please.

Nature Tails - Storybook Reading Time

"Nature Tails"
Storybook Reading Time

Every Saturday Morning at 10:30 am
Nature Tails is a program to read animal and nature stories to children visiting the Nature Center. The program is free to the public. Meet in the Children's Corner in the mueseum.