Environmental Discovery Center

The Environmental Discovery Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays only. Additional hours will be offered soon. 

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 14, 2021 from 3:00 4:00 PM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Environmental Discovery Center
    Bring your junior scientists over to the Environmental Discovery Center to enjoy a kids-only science activity hour. Adults can head out into Spring Lake Park to enjoy rejuvenating, kid-free time in nature! 

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Visit the EDC

 Environmental Discovery Center

The Environmental Discovery Center is closed until further notice.

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

The Environmental Discovery Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays only.

Saturday – Sunday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission: Free

Field Trips
Weekday mornings by reservation
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