10 Best Nature Centers in Oregon!

Explore and learn about Oregon's amazing nature at some of the best nature centers the state has to offer! From the rustic Rusk Ranch Nature Center in Cave Junction to the Tualatin Hills Nature Center in Aloha, or even the Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene and Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory in Sunriver, there's something for everyone.

Rusk Ranch Nature Center, Cave Junction, OR

The Illinois Valley of Southern Oregon is a nature-lovers paradise! Kids and families can explore the great outdoors with interactive learning experiences and endless recreational activities. From hiking and biking to fishing and kayaking, the Illinois Valley has something for everyone to enjoy!

Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory, Sunriver, OR

The Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory is the perfect place to connect with nature and explore the wonders of the night sky. Here, passionate volunteers and staff work together to ensure visitors receive an experience of excellence. Discover the magic of star-gazing while learning about the amazing environment of the great Pacific Northwest. Join us in a celebration of nature, science, and the great outdoors!

Tualatin Hills Nature Center, Aloha, OR

Welcome to the Tualatin Hills Nature Center, the gateway to a lifetime of journey and discovery. Located just off of SW Millikan Way, this nature center is the perfect jumping-off point to explore the grandeur and beauty of 222-acres of wilderness waiting to be discovered. Unlock the secrets of the park and be inspired by the nature that awaits!

Cascades Raptor Center, Eugene, OR

Come and explore the wonders of nature at Cascades Raptor Center! Standing tall in the Pacific Northwest, this nature center is home to nearly 40 resident education raptors. Experience raptor-related activities, but be aware that NO DOGS are allowed! Parking on-site can fill up quickly, so don't forget to follow the signs if parking across Fox Hollow Rd. at the Ridgeline Trailhead.

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