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Ameal Moore Nature Center

The Ameal Moore Nature Center sits at the main trailhead entrance to the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park, a 1,500 acre park that is one of eight protected core reserves designated by the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency for the Federally-listed…

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Explore the Park Trails

Whether you hike, bike, or just stroll, the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park’s trail system is a wonderful way to enjoy a beautiful natural environment within the City of Riverside! The trail offers amazing views of the city, chances to see…

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Share Your Photos

Enjoy using the park? Please join us in sharing what you love about Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park by posting your photos and stories! Whether it be a wildlife sighting or a memorable moment with family or friends in the park,…

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Gotta Spot ’em All!

The Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is home to many animals, but recently, we’ve had a slew of new residents… the Pokemon! Have you noticed the world wide craze of Pokemon Go?  People everywhere are transforming from every day citizens into…

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The Canyon After Dark: Insect Rave

Our second Canyon After Dark event, the Insect Rave was a blast!  We had it all! Techno music, spin art, glow sticks, and of course, INSECTS!  UCR Entomology Department joined us for this fun night!  Visitors were invited into the park…

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Second Saturdays: Nature’s Misfits

Are you a misfit?  As we grow up, we don’t always feel like we fit in, and that can be difficult.  But being different isn’t a bad thing- it’s actually pretty great!  We’re all different and unique in our own ways….

Volunteer!

Volunteering with the City of Riverside can be a fun and rewarding activity.  The nature center is always happy to have volunteers help staff various educational events. For more information, please contact Kim Cobb at kcobb@riversideca.gov We’re looking forward to working…

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Riverside Citizen Science

Our Mission: The mission of Riverside Citizen Science is to engage our community in observing and documenting Riverside’s natural environment. The program will foster appreciation and stewardship through nature-centered activities. Science, through community participation and collaboration, becomes a permanent part…

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Nature Spotter

The Riverside Nature Spotter app is a handy tool that helps nature lovers share their observations –whether it be an insect, plant, animal, or other living thing. Spotters can send a photo with questions about what they’ve seen and a…

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