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2300 Walnut Avenue
Burbank, CA 91501
The Stough Canyon Nature Center serves as an educational gateway to the Verdugo Mountains and the Rim of the Valley Trails. Nestled in the Verdugo Mountains, the Nature Center provides opportunities for the public to learn more about the wildlife, flora, fauna, and habitat in this area of Los Angeles County through planned actvities, exibits, and nature hikes.
Stough Canyon Nature Center was named after Oliver J. Stough, who donated land to the City for public parkland that includes Stough Park, Stough Canyon Nature Center, and the Starlight Bowl. The Nature Center was dedicated in 2001 and has an exibit hall with educational and interpretive displays, small library, classroom, and outdoor amphitheater.
The Stough Canyon Nature Center offers a variety of educational activities including astronomy, nature programs and activities, nature hikes, workshops, seasonal day camps, and volunteer docent program. The Nature Center is also available for rent for meetings, field trips, and birthday parties.