Environmental Discovery Center

The EDC will be closed October 10-21, 2018.

The Environmental Discovery Center at Spring Lake Regional Park is a natural history center featuring hands-on displays and exhibits designed primarily for children in elementary school.

Things to Do

At the Environmental Discovery Center, kids can:

  • Learn about Sonoma County's ecosystems through exhibits that invite them to touch, climb, crawl, and imagine
  • Explore a tide pool with live sea creatures, see live turtles, snakes and fish, and get up close to taxidermy wildlife like mountain lions and coyote
  • Conduct earth science experiments and learn to look at surroundings in new ways
  • Hike with a naturalist and learn about local plants and animals

The Environmental Discovery Center was established in partnership with the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation and Sonoma County Water Agency.

  • When: November 17, 2018 from 1:00 4:00 PM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Environmental Discovery Center
    Explore the park in your own backyard while learning about the plants and animals of Spring Lake Park and our community. 

  • When: November 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM 3:00 PM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Environmental Discovery Center
    Monday & Tuesday, November 19 & 20

    Join parks staff for crafts, nature, and fun! Campers will hike, create art, play games, and hear stories of the harvest.

  • When: November 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM 3:00 PM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Environmental Discovery Center
    Monday & Tuesday, November 19 & 20

    Join parks staff for crafts, nature, and fun! Campers will hike, create art, play games, and hear stories of the harvest.

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Visit the EDC

 Environmental Discovery Center

The EDC features "Down the Drain" Exhibit

Address

393 Violetti Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95409
38.454918, -122.648281

Located just inside the entrance to Spring Lake Regional Park

Parking: $7 per vehicle or free for Regional Parks members

Hours

Wednesday – Sunday
Noon – 5 PM

Admission: Free

Field Trips
Weekday mornings by reservation
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