Eaton Canyon Natural Area is located at 1750 North Altadena Drive, one block north of New York Drive in Pasadena, California. There is a sign on the east side of the street which clearly marks the entrance to the Park. From the 210 Freeway eastbound, exit at Sierra Madre Boulevard/Altadena Drive. Turn left (north) at the first light (Altadena Drive) and go 1.6 miles to the park entrance. From the 210 Freeway westbound, exit at San Gabriel Boulevard/San Marino. Turn right (north) at the second light (Altadena Drive) and go 1.5 miles to the park entrance. Click on 'View larger map' for personalized directions.
Park & Trails: open daily from 7:30am to 7:00pm; closed Christmas & New Year's Equestrian Staging Area: open daily 8-7; closed Christmas & New
Year's Nature Center & Museum: open daily from 9-5 except: Mondays,
Christmas Day, and New Year's, but open on other Monday holidays.
Become a Member Today!
The Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates mission is to develop in children and adults an appreciation of the natural world and to preserve Eaton Canyon as a natural area for future generations.
Your Membership Donation helps us to
Sponsor Nature Center programs (e.g. Community Festivals, Weekly Family Nature Walks, Summer Twilight Programs, Moonlight Walks, and Speaker Presentations)
Train Docent-Naturalists to lead nature walks and interpret nature to all age groups
Conduct ongoing volunteer training, operate the gift shop, publish maps &amb; nature guides, and assist staff with visitor services and animal care
Conduct youth nature education (e.g. Guided School Tours, Weekly Story-Time, Animal Presentations, Youth Group Tours &amb; Service Projects, and Nature Camps)
Provide bus transportation grants to schools to enable field trips to Eaton Canyon (“Partners in Nature”)
Organize and staff school and community outreach programs (e.g. Nature in a Box, Nature Booths)
Support the Center’s Native Plant Gardening Group, Park Conservation Group, and the Wild Habitat Park Stewards Program
Produce and distribute the monthly “Paw Prints” membership newsletter and maintain the ECNCA.org website
Receive the "Pawprints" newsletter with events
and special interest articles and program announcements.
Free admission to Moonlight Hikes and Twilight Programs
Receive a 10% discount on all gift shop purchases.
Invitation to Members Only events
Access to the Eaton Canyon Nature Center Library
How to Become a Member
Stop in at the Nature Center or click
here for a printable form you can mail in.
Membership options are listed below and remember that your contribution is tax-deductible. Thank you.