Rotary Nature Center and Waterfowl Refuge, Oakland

5.0
#16 of 19 in Parks in Oakland
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
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Constructed in 1953, the Rotary Nature Center, a City of Oakland Office of Parks and Recreation site, continues in a long tradition of education offering outreach programs and summer day camps instructed by our dedicated naturalist staff.

Established in 1870, the oldest wildlife refuge in the United States allows the public to observe several species of resident and migratory waterfowl at close range.
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  • One of the gems around Lake Merritt. The Rotary Center has been closed since 2016 awaiting funding and remodeling.  more »
  • This is a great place to check out... if you don't bring your own binoculars, there are public ones accessible on the waterfront. And even that isn't necessary as there are bird pens right there on...  more »

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