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  • Bird Sanctuary

    What is the Bird Sanctuary?

    An outlook point for nature study, this location features a seating area and is often used by schools and other groups for formal and informal study of and instruction about the natural conditions of the area. In 1935, the Bird Sanctuary was constructed in honor of Emma Dickinson, a bird-lover, who had donated a portion of her large estate to the City. It is currently being restored.

    Where is the Bird Sanctuary located?

    The Bird Sanctuary is located in the Lower Arroyo of Arroyo Seco Natural Park, west of the Lower Arrroyo parking lot.  The main entrance to the Lower Arroyo is located off South Arroyo Blvd.

    Directions to the Lower Arroyo Main Entrance

    When is the Bird Sanctuary open?

    The Bird Sanctuary is open during park hours daily from sunrise to sunset.

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