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Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center

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Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center

The Nature Interpretive Center is located adjacent to the CNLM Dana Point Preserve, at the terminus of Scenic Drive (Green Lantern becomes Scenic Drive). The facility includes educational, management and operational space designed as a visitor center for the Conservation Area. Public walks are offered at 9am on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Saturdays of every month. The tour schedule is as follows: 

Nature Tour: 1st Saturday

Whale Tour: 2nd Saturday

History Tour: 3rd Saturday

The Center is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.

The City is always looking for new enthusiastic volunteers to join its team of Docents at the Nature Interpretive Center. If you are interested in becoming a Docent at the Nature Center, please fill out an application and return it to Jaimie To, Assistant Administrative Analyst (see instructions in application).

For more information about the Center or to RSVP for one of the Nature Center's public tours, please email or call (949) 248-3527. 


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