San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center

San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center

2049 San Elijo Avenue
Cardiff By Sea, CA 92007

The visitor center for the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve is LEED Platinum certified and showcases green building concepts in use. View the lagoon from the center's second-story observation deck, learn about the preserve with interactive museum exhibits or walk through the half-mile loop trail. The trail is ADA-accessible and the center offers plenty of activities for children. Admission and parking are free, the center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.