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TECOLOTE NATURE CENTER    |   5180 Tecolote Road, San Diego, CA 92110



Sunday - CLOSED

Monday - CLOSED

Tuesday - CLOSED

Wednesday - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The garden, patio, and outdoor restrooms are open every day.

*Occasionally, when understaffed, the center may close on short notice.

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See the latest UPDATES in Tecolote Canyon in our quarterly

Tecolote super bloom March 2019
Tecolote super bloom March 2019

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Nature Center entrance
Nature Center entrance

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Thorn apple on Jimson weed
Thorn apple on Jimson weed

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Tecolote super bloom March 2019
Tecolote super bloom March 2019

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In our commitment to sponsor nature education and restorative activities in Tecolote Canyon Natural Park, we have ongoing events to participate in. Monthly nature walks, art & activity events for children, and more are published at our Events page. 

Nature Center

Directed by the wonderful Ms. Marla, Tecolote Nature Center offers something for everyone. Inside you can learn about the treasures surrounding you outside, meet live snakes, and sit down with a great book in the library room. Explore our native plants garden just outside as you head to Battle Trail. 


Read about happenings in Tecolote Canyon past and present. Friends of Tecolote Newsletters include all sorts of happenings, canyon news, upcoming events and activities. Read the latest and access our newsletter archives here

Get Involved

We welcome you to get involved! Whether you’d like to volunteer, learn more about the canyon, make a donation, follow us on social media, or support us with purchases you’re already making, please visit our Get Involved page by clicking here.   

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Enjoy a Walk Soon

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