Community Center - Park/Garden - Recreation Area
2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael, CA 95608
Effie Yeaw Nature Center is an award-winning environmental and cultural education center located within the beautiful Ancil Hoffman Park on the American River Parkway. They offer a dynamic variety of fun activities including children, adult, and school programs, nationally renowned interactive exhibits, educational workshops, and many opportunities for volunteering.
Visitors can see live wild animals, browse the Discovery Shop for books, toys, and unique gifts, or tour the replica of a Maidu Indian summer village.
Enjoy the 77-acre nature preserve featuring interpretive trails that meander through the riparian woodlands along the American River. See deer, coyotes, migratory songbirds, and wild turkeys as you explore the preserve’s lush oak woodlands.