Explore: Educating Beyond the Walls

The San Gabriel River Discovery Center will be a portal to discover the beauty, diverse habitat, and extensive trail network of the San Gabriel River and Mountains.

Located in Whittier Narrows Regional Park—already Los Angeles County’s most popular park with over 1 million visitors each year—the Center’s design will create a seamless connection between indoor exhibits, outdoor demonstration areas, and the river and surrounding park recreational opportunities. Located at Whittier Narrows Regional Park—already the County’s most visited park with over 1 million visitors each year—the Center allows for a fluid connection between the river, the urban environment, the walking and cycling trails, the outdoor classroom and the indoor exhibits.

But you don’t have to wait for the Discovery Center to open to explore this wonderful landscape. Click the links on the left for information about maps, trails, visiting the Park, and a history of the area.