List of nature centers in Oregon

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This is a list of nature centers and environmental education centers in the state of Oregon.

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Name Location County Region Summary
Audubon Society of Portland Portland Multnomah Portland metro 150 acres, adjacent to 5,170-acre Forest Park, includes classrooms, exhibits, wildlife care center
Avery House Nature Center Corvallis Benton Willamette Valley website, operated by the Corvallis Environmental Center
Cape Perpetua Interpretive Center Yachats Lincoln Oregon Coast website, located in Siuslaw National Forest, daily nature programs, activities, exhibits
Cascades Raptor Center Eugene Lane Oregon Coast Nature center and wildlife hospital for raptors
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center The Dalles Wasco North Central website, 54 acres, interpretive center of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, encompasses Wasco County Historical Museum with local history, natural history, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Ice Age exhibits
Cooper Mountain Nature Park Beaverton Washington Portland metro 230 acres, operated by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
Drift Creek Nature Center Lincoln City Lincoln Oregon Coast website, located in the Siuslaw National Forest, owned and operated by the Mennonite Camp Association of Oregon
The Environmental Center Bend Deschutes Central Oregon website, sustainability and community environmental issues
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Hillsboro Washington Portland metro 725 acres, operated by the City, features Wetlands Education Center
Jefferson Nature Center Medford Jackson Southern Oregon website, operated by the Coyote Trails School of Nature
John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center Oregon City Clackamas Willamette Valley website, 5 acres, operated by Clackamas Community College
Lost Valley Nature Center Dexter Lane Oregon Coast website, 85 acres, environmental residential community with programs, trails
McGregor Park (Oregon) Trail Jackson Southern Oregon website, operated by the Bureau of Land Management, displays on Lost Creek Dam, area plants, wildlife, geology and cultural history
North Mountain Park Nature Center Ashland Jackson Southern Oregon website, 40 acres, operated by the City
Rusk Ranch Nature Center Cave Junction Josephine Southern Oregon website, 50 acres
Siskiyou Field Institute Selma Josephine Southern Oregon website, field-based natural history classes
Straub Environmental Learning Center Salem Marion Willamette Valley website, operated by the Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center, nature and environmental education programs
Sunriver Nature Center Sunriver Deschutes Central Oregon website, operated by the planned residential and resort community, nature displays, live native animals, bird rehabilitation, trails, botanical garden
Tryon Creek State Natural Area Portland Multnomah Portland metro 645 acres
Tualatin Hills Nature Park Beaverton Washington Portland metro website, 222 acres, operated by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Sherwood Washington Portland metro 1,856-acre wetlands and lowlands sanctuary, features wildlife center with exhibits, viewing areas, nature programs
West Eugene Wetlands Education Center Eugene Lane Oregon Coast website, 3,000 acres

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