My Sycamore Canyon

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Closed Feb. 16-17

The Ameal Moore Nature Center and the parking lot will be closed February 16th and 17th.  Unfortunately, the parking lot has been assessed as being too saturated for cars to drive and park on without causing damage.  Parks staff will…

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Closed due to weather

The Ameal Moore Nature Center is closed today, Thursday February 14th due to parking lot and park conditions from the rain.  Unless otherwise stated, we’ll resume regular hours tomorrow, Friday February 15th 9am-5pm.  Thank you!

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Second Saturdays: Grizzly Bears

This past Second Saturdays we focused on the grizzly bear!  Grizzly bears are no longer found in California, but educating ourselves about them and their cousins is still both wise and fun. Grizzlies are found in the northern parts of…

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The Canyon After Dark: Canine Senses

As summer draws to a close we’ve hosted our last summer evening event this past Friday night.  For our final Canyon After Dark event we talked all about canine senses!  Dogs have some amazing senses that help them function in…

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Second Saturdays: FIRE!

This past Second Saturdays event we focused on fire!  Fire has the potential to be a very destructive force, but it is also nature’s tool for renewal and maintenance/disaster prevention!  Visitors joined staff at the Ameal Moore Nature Center and…

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The Canyon After Dark: Astronomy Night!

Summer is in full swing!  Our second Canyon After Dark evening event went great!  The Riverside Astronomical Society (RAS) joined us with their telescopes for this fun, family friendly, free night event in the park.  If you’ve never seen the…

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Second Saturdays: The Moon

This past Second Saturdays event we had some out of this world fun while we learned about the moon!  The moon is the Earth’s natural satellite.  Without it life would be very different!  Without the moon, our tides would be…

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Friends From Near and Far!

The City of Riverside has many sister cities around the world!  Sendai, Japan is one of them!  The Ameal Moore Nature Center hosted a group of students from Sendai for a hike, bioblitz (a mass count of animal life in the…

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2017 GUIDED HIKE NOTICE!

Our guided hikes are now only on the FIRST Saturdays of every month!  Please join us at 9am for a fun hike in the park!  Hikes leave no later than 9:10am.* Please come inside and let us know when you arrive! We look forward…

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Doggy’s Day Out: Don’t forget the leashes and bags!

The Ameal Moore Nature Center loves our four legged friends!  Every day visitors make their way through the park by bike and foot, often accompanied by a furry friend.  Dogs make great additions to a family, and the center loves…

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