Whittier Narrows Nature Center

1000 Durfee Road
South El Monte, CA 91733

626-575-5523

Bordering the San Gabriel River, this 400-acre sanctuary of riparian woodland, features four lakes, including many plants and animals native to wetland communities. The lakes provide a winter sanctuary for migrating waterfowl and are available by special permit for birding and photography.  Other activities include: hikes, walks, seasonal special events, naturalist docent trainings, Junior Ranger Programs, and nature day camps. School group tours are available by reservation.  Wheelchair and stroller accessible trails are also available. Binoculars are available for loan for guided walks, field trips in Nature activities, and for self-guided walks.

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