EL DORADO NATURE CENTER
7550 East Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815 Directions
Kid-Friendly, Forest, Running, Road, Trail, Walking, Birding, Biking Ride, Nature Trips, Art Gallery, Visitor Center, Containing Educational Displays, Wild Flowers, River, Lake & Wildlife
El Dorado Nature Center is committed to preserving wildlife habitat and the human spirit. Visitors can enjoy taking photos off-trails, in woods, lakes or streams, or blocking the trail from general use by the patron. It provides registration of any equipment, facilities, services, food, beverage for sale or rent. Center is an island in a sea of the natural environment that offers visitors the opportunity to escape the urban environment's hustle and bustle. The approximately 100 acres of land that make up the Nature Center grounds provide refuge for more than 150 bird species, a wide range of trees and plant life. Two kilometers of dirt trails and 1?4 mile of paved path wind around two lakes and a stream and through wooded areas, forests & wildflowers.
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DOMINGUEZ GAP WETLANDS
4062 Del Mar Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807 Directions
Kid-Friendly, Biking, Birding, Forest, Playground, Walking Trails, Beach, Nature and Park, Wild Flowers, Bird-Watching & Horseback Riding
Dominguez Gap Wetlands has 37 acres of land expanding into a wetland with multipurpose opportunities. The open space offers expanded incentives for public outdoor facilities, such as an equestrian trail, bike path, and walking paths. Go 0.3 miles to the Los Cerritos Park Place and turn left. You can see the beautiful water pools, and this location is a perfect place for birdwatching. Broad walkway a short distance to loop launch. The trail borders the wetlands, sharing a section of the cycle path briefly, passing under a railway bridge before eventually reaching a turning point.
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GUM GROVE PARK
1001 Crestview Avenue, Seal Beach, Long Beach, CA 90740 Directions
Event, Recreational Activities, Ponding Areas, Dog Parks, Wetlands, Walking, Wildlife, Biking, Picnic Area & Nature Trails
Gum Grove Park has a property of 4,000 acres. It's a popular dog-walking spot with locals. There is one trail, shaded by eucalyptus trees, through the center of the park. A number of small single tracks run along the hill, separating residential homes from the park. You can walk the Hellman Trail, which is around a quarter-mile north ending away. It is right in front of the park entrance.