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Due to the sensitive habitat at El Dorado Nature Center, and to protect the integrity of the trail system, only informal “vacation style” photography and videography is allowed.
Any photography/videography that is staged, posed, uses props, lights, reflectors or costumes is prohibited inside the Nature Center.
Visitors photographing off trails, in trees, lakes or stream, or blocking the trail from general patron use, will be asked to stop and possibly leave the Center.
Nature Center Staff
Paid Professional Photography is allowed across the
street in the Regional Park, within the guidelines of
City Ordinance 16.16.060 (B)
16.16.060 (B) Sale or Solicitation Permit
No person shall offer, provide, sell, rent or solicit for sale or rent any goods, equipment, merchandise, food, beverage, service or instruction in, at or from any public park or place under the jurisdiction of the recreation commission or on either side of streets contiguous therewith without first obtaining a permit to do so from the director of the department of parks and recreation
El Dorado Nature Center Reviews
I really enjoyed walking here. It's free, just pay for parking. There were lots of turtles on logs, which were fun to look at. On the trail lizards scurried by and there were squirrels too. I liked th... more »
This is part of a large city park in Long Beach and is unexpected in the city. The Nature Center has a visitor’s center which seems to be (appropriately) geared to children. There are three walking pa... more »
I visited this place about 10 years ago just before closing. Just went this past weekend and they've upgraded the entrance, the facilities and the Visitor Center and everything just looks so great! Very clean, no trash and all the visitors were friendly. Nice hike around the lower lake and then some. Beautiful day, beautiful nature!
I love the place. Today was a good day with perfect weather for just sitting and enjoying nature. There were some little blue mayflies that came and kept me company today.
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