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Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Hayward

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Sulphur Creek Nature Center is a wildlife rehabilitation and education facility situated in a serene 10-acre canyon near downtown Hayward, California. Each year, the center focuses on preserving the wildlife of today by caring for over 900 injured and orphaned wild animals while working to preserve the wildlife of tomorrow through over 1000 educational programs. Operated by the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.
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  • We had a fun time walking and seeing the various birds, and other animals (snakes, turtles) This is a animal rescue place. Its a free place to go. One can walk by the creek, then go see the...  more »
  • What a great place to visit in the Bay Area. Nature at its best. Animals to see, stuff to learn. Enjoyable for the kids. Lots to learn. Great staff. Loads of fun. Cheap too.  more »
  • Small, old, and could use some work. However, it was fun to visit and show my children local animals. They are providing a great service and the discovery center was very nice. The nature trail was very steep and we were not able to use our jogging stroller on it. Two birthday parties were being held here and looked like the children would have fun.
  • We went there again for their annual "Flight to Freedom" benefit event. It was a success as usual with the release of the rehabilitated Owl at the end of the evening. The Buffalo Bill's Brewery stand (one of the sponsors? of the evenings program) showed up late with some 6 packs of pumpkin and orange flavored beer? Geezz!!! Sorry to say that the Food vendor going downhill too... Tiny desert/appetizer plates for dinner! Go to dinner before the event next year! Or, bring your own picnic basket? Enjoy the animals, the program and the auction for the evening.
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