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Winter Hours of Operation

on Saturday, 31 December 2016. Posted in Nature Center News

October 1st 2016 - February 28th 2017

President's Day Weekend Hours:
Open Sunday and Monday, February 19th 20th

The Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory is open and available to enjoy Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10am - 4pm through the winter. 

Interested in visiting the center Monday - Wednesday? Contact us at 541-593-4394 or at 541-593-4442 to schedule a special visit. Normal rates apply and members are always free. 

If you have an urgent need to talk to a Nature Center staff member regarding environmental concerns or injured wildlife, please call or text us at 541-797-4438.

What are we doing during closed hours? Our staff ventures out to local schools to provide hands-on science learning right in the classroom. Interested in these programs? Check them out here!

Stay warm this winter!

Nature Center Fall & Winter Contact Info

on Tuesday, 18 October 2016. Posted in Nature Center News

The Sunriver Nature Center during the off-season:

The Nature Center is open for the fall and winter!

Oct. 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2017
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
10am - 4pm

Contact Info:

Nature Center facility:
541-593-4394 (Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm)
541-593-4442 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm)
Observatory Cell:
Nature Center Cell:
541-797-4438 (Text or Call Monday - Saturday, 8:30am - 6pm)

During the fall and winter months, the Sunriver Nature Center is available for environmental questions, assistance with nuisance animals, general questions about Sunriver/Central Oregon flora and fauna, and intake of injured and orphaned wildlife. 

Questions should be directed to the facility line first: 541-593-4394. If no one is available to take your call you may also reach us on our cell: 541-797-4438.

**Please note**
Due to the nature of our facility, Nature Center staff are available to intake injured animals Monday - Saturday from 9am - 5pm. Unless it is a very special circumstance, staff will be unable to personally assist in animal rescue or intake after hours or on Sunday. We can however direct you to facilities that provide 24/7 services in our region. We are very happy to help you during our normal hours of operation. 

For inquiries about Nature Center and Observatory programs contact our administrative office or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.






Coffee with a Naturalist

on Thursday, 03 March 2016. Posted in Nature Center News


Coffee with a Naturalist will resume on Monday, January 9th. See you then!

The Sunriver Nature Center staff wants to meet you! Join us every Monday at the Sunriver Nature Center from 9am - 10am.

We'll give you the stage to discuss nature/environmental related topics that are important to you. This is a place for healthy, constructive conversation and we're excited to hear from you. You will have the ears of a knowledgeable staff person available to chat about environmental concerns, questions about local flora and fauna, and even to offer suggestions on programs that you'd love to see at the Nature Center. And the best part is discounted coffee!

We hope to see you there! No reservations needed, just pop in!


Coffee with a Naturalist