Sunriver Nature Center, Sunriver

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The Nature Center offers interpretive exhibits, educational programs, a botanical garden, nature trail, live birds of prey, reptiles and amphibians and an enthusiastic staff and volunteers to provide a fun and thoughtful view of our natural world.

The Observatory and Dr. Robert M. Glass Starport houses telescopes ranging in size from 4" to 20". The Observatory staff and volunteers provide a relaxed and fun atmosphere for observing the moon, stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies. Sunriver boasts one of the best "in town" views of the night sky thanks to a progressive lighting ordinance.
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  • We went here recently and enjoyed the educational nature exhibits about animals and the high desert country of Bend and Sunriver. We enjoyed walking the nature trails and watching the swans and ducks ...  more »
  • This is a fun place to experience some nature!! We rode our bikes here and learned a lot....but be sure to see the bees!!! They have an opening from the outside that allowed us to see the bees coming ...  more »
  • Great place and great staff! We visited as part of a home school group for a day of solar viewing at the observatory and raptor learning at the nature center. Very well organized and friendly/knowledgeable staff!
  • We really enjoyed the nature center. It had just enough to keep my kids entertained. The outdoor birds were cool to see in the habitat.

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