was reopened in November of 1998, replacing the old one which burned in the Altadena fire of October 27, 1993. The 7,600 square-foot building contains many fascinating displays, live animals, offices, classrooms, an auditorium, restrooms, and an information desk/gift shop.
The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, during which time a staff member is present to assist you. Feel free to come inside and look around. You will find information about hiking trails, animals, plants, geology, history of the canyon, ecology, and docent-guided tours.
We are located at 1750 North Altadena Drive in Pasadena (detailed map).
It's easy to find the entrance to the Nature Center. Just follow the arrow on the sign located near the middle of the parking lot.
Please stop in and see what the Eaton Canyon Nature Center has to offer. Opened in November of 1998, it houses a wonderful variety of live animals, exciting displays, and fascinating information.
Please stop in at the information with your questions about Eaton Canyon.
You can purchase shirts, hats, pencils, post cards, rock samples, buttons, books, magnifying glasses, book marks, hand and finger puppets, hummingbird feeders, and much, much more.