Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: Jones Street at Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA
California Whale Adventures runs whale watching trips out of San Francisco's Fishermans Wharf. On the trips, participants might see humpback whales, blue whales, killer whales, dolphins, sea...
Location: 2025 Shoreline Highway, Sausalito, CA
A one-time dairy farm, Slide Ranch is celebrating its fourth decade as an environmental education center. Managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, most people who come here f...
Location: 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City, CA
Families can learn about the marine habitats that surround the Peninsula through classes and activities at the Marine Science Institute. In addition to providing extensive school programs, the ...
Location: 9777 Golf Links Rd, Oakland, CA
The Oakland Zoo, located inside Knowland park, is fairly small in size, which can be an advantage when you're with very young children. Home to more than 300 animals and a Children's Petting...
Location: Great Highway, Fulton Street, Lincoln Way, Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA
Location: 1931 First Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA
The Lindsay Wildlife Museum is a wildlife rehabilitation and educational center that focuses on native California wildlife and natural history. Founded in 1955, it treats more than 6,000...
Location: 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA
A small, lovely family oriented, environmental education museum in San Mateo, CuriOdyssey, formerly known as Coyote Point Museum, offers a gentle introduction to the natural world. Kids ...
Location: 376 Greenwood Beach Road, Belvedere Tiburon, CA
Richardson Bay Audubon Center is a wildlife sanctuary comprised of 900 acres of Bay waters and eleven acres of uplands. An easy, 3/4 mile loop trail leads to overlooks and two beaches. The site...
Location: 1001 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, CA
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, formerly known as Marine World, is a combination wildlife park, aquatic park, and theme park, located 30 miles northeast of San Francisco.
Location: 2 Hunters Point Expressway, San Francisco, CA
One of the last stops on your way out of town is Candlestick Point, a windy, grassy area situated next to Candlestick Park and jutting into the bay. The inspiration for the name is said ...
Location: 3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa, CA
Imagine taking the kids on a real safari to see dozens of species of wild animals. Imagine sitting on a beautiful cabin deck and looking out at graceful giraffes craning their necks to pluck leaves fr...