Environmental Discovery Center

EDC Closed for Summer Camp

The Environmental Discovery Center will be closed July 18-20, 2018 for summer camp.

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: August 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Environmental Discovery Center
    Monday, August 6 - Friday, August 10. 9AM-4PM

    Discovery campers ages 7-11 will investigate our local wildlife and plants through hands-on educational and recreational activities like kayaking, nature walks, science experiments, swimming, splashing on the inflatable water park, befriending turtles and more!

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Visit the EDC

 Environmental Discovery Center

The EDC features "Down the Drain" Exhibit


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


Wednesday – Sunday
Noon – 5 PM

Admission: Free

Field Trips
Weekday mornings by reservation
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