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Buena Vista Audubon Society & Nature Center

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2202 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-6549
+1 760-439-2473
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Small Nature Center for a Huge Lagoon

Great exhibits, patient and knowledgeable volunteers, and a nice short accessible trail to get up... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
jonhartz
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Arroyo Grande, California
Be careful on the trail path...

We visited the wonderful exhibit and friendly docent at the Audubon Center today. I decided to take... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
gfderms
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Encinitas, California
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2202 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-6549
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"knowledgeable volunteers"
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"short hike"
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great exhibits, patient and knowledgeable volunteers, and a nice short accessible trail to get up right into the wildlife...

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the wonderful exhibit and friendly docent at the Audubon Center today. I decided to take a walk on the trail on my own while my husband sat in the car. Wish I had been put on notice by the docent that homeless people...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

The center was closed so we walked around what we could of the nature trail. Not as much to see as I was expecting. Very swampy and not a lot of birds - probably just the time of year. A very nice native grass (with...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

we visit Oceanside yearly for a couple weeks in February and always find new places to explore we always stop by the nature center to catch up on the sightings that are unique. staff volunteers are very knowledgeable. The indoor viewing deck allows for a...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very nice display of animals--stuffed and information. The trail was not recommended due to recent rain. I appreciated knowing that the trail was muddy and not recommended at the time we stopped.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Wonderful group of people - great lectures on various subjects. Good place to put on your donation list.

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Love this peaceful Place on Coast Highway ! Great museum and you can arrange docents for tours ! People fish , hike & Bird Watch in this Living/Breathing Eco - System !

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We attending a presentation given by a man from Panama. It was fun and informative and we learned so much about hummingbirds. Even the novice would enjoy the presentations.

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

The Audubon Center is easily the best local experience for viewing and nature as both the past and the present. It's on the edge of the Buena Vista Lagoon, a good place to see nature and how we people have impacted it. Stop by: It's...More

Thank Chuck92054
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

The nature center is free of charge, staffed by dedicated & knowledgeable volunteers and a showcase for a small but artful display of several local birds and animals preserved by taxidermy in creative and natural settings. There is a short walking trail in a marshy...More

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