Open Fridays and Saturdays 9 am – 1 pm

The Friends of Shipley Nature Center volunteers welcome you and your group to enjoy the trails and fun-discovery activities for the children each Friday and Saturday from 9 am – 1 pm.

The Friends are pleased to support the City of Huntington Beach at the Shipley Nature Center to preserve, maintain and operate this sensitive natural community within Huntington Central Park – West.

Suggested donation is $3 per person.  Donations assist us in keeping the gates open and the habitat safe.  Donations are accepted through our account at PayPal.

Shipley Parking is located at 17851 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach.  Additional parking is located at the Huntington Central Park West, 6741 Central Park Drive.

Contact Us by Phone:  (714) 842-4772          Email:  info@shipleynature.org

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The Magic of Composting 2021

Newsletter Composting August 2021

On August 14, the SO-CALedonian Scottish Dance Band delighted visitors with lively traditional music and who learned some easy, fun dances.  Thanks to these very talented musicians and dancers, especially to Connie for calling the steps.  See the video dance party here.  CEILIDH! Scottish Dance Party at Shipley Nature Center August 14, 2021

Newsletter July 2021

Newsletter February 2021

Newsletter Giving Back December 2020

Newsletter November 2020

Support Shipley Nature Center Each Time You Shop Amazon

Each time you shop, please start with smile.amazon.com/ch/68-0517856.  AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Friends of Shipley Nature Center at no cost to you.  Thank you!Parks Make Life Better – Take the Survey!

The City of Huntington Beach is seeking public input towards developing the 5 year Park & Recreation Master Plan.  A website dedicated to that Plan has been established for the community to learn more about upcoming workshops and surveys.

When you do, please remember to mention Shipley Nature Center. The value of its freshwater wetland supported by California native plants.  It’s vitally important to preserve nature’s legacy for generations to appreciate and learn.

Master Plan Website:  http://bit.ly/HBParksMasterPlan2021

Photos of Community and Volunteers in Action

Coyote and other wildlife information