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, May 2, at 7:30pm.

Meet 30 minutes eariler for refreshments and socializing.
"Inspiring Urban Youth through Outdoor Adventures." Charles Thomas, executive director of Outward Bound Adventures, and several teenage participants in the organization's programs.more ...


Limited Mobility Spring Wildflower Nature Walk
- Saturday, May 5 at 9:15am

Walking through the established, accessible trails near the Eaton Canyon Nature Center, the leaders will introduce many of the local flowering plants in bloom in the spring. This outing, of approximately 1.5 hours, is designed especially for people with limited mobility and their companions. Hoopes uses a motorized scooter. On a winding walk, of approximately 1 mile, participants will see such flowers as phacelias, bush sunflowers, golden currants, sages, wild cucumbers, lemonade berry, penstemons, and others. We will meet at 9:15 AM on May 5 on the patio behind the Eaton Canyon Nature Center. Bring a hat and water, and dress in layers, paying attention to the weather forecast. Rain cancels. Hike limited to 15 participants; please sign up with leader Laura Hoopes, lhoopes@pomona.edu.


CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY WALK
Sunday, May 13. Meet in front of Eaton Canyon Nature Center at 9:00am
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EATON CANYON GARDENING GROUP
- Sunday, May 13, at 10am.
Meet in the Native Plant Garden.


PASADENA AUDUBON SOCIETY
- Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm,

Meet 30 minutes eariler for socializing.
"Birds of Hawaii: An Unnatural History?" Dan Lewis takes us on a thousand­-year journey exploring the Hawaiian Islands' beautiful birds and a variety of topics including extinction, evolution, survival, conservationists and their work, and, most significantly, the concept of belonging. more ...


SOUTHWESTERN HERPETOLOGISTS SOCIETY
- Thursday, May 17 at 7:30pm.

Click on link for information about the meetingmore ...


EATON CANYON CONSERVATION WORK DAY
- Saturday, May 19 from 9am to noon.

RSVP required. Email: eatoncanyon.conservation@gmail.com


AUDUBON BIRD WALK
- Sunday, May 20 at 8am.
Meet leader Hill Penfold in front of the Nature Center. more ...


CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
- Thursday, May 24 at 7:30pm.

Meet 30 minutes eariler for social time and informal plant identification.
"Lessons learned from 12 years of local stewardship in an urban nature park in Southern California, with Barbara Eisenstein" more ...


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.