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An award-winning nature center just south of downtown Phoenix

Photo: Chantal Duquette

The LEED Platinum certified Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center is a nature center in the heart of Phoenix's Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area--a 600-acre park space in the historic Salt River corridor. Located less than two miles from downtown Phoenix, the Center is a gateway to a lush Sonoran riparian habitat used by over 200 species of birds and other wildlife. The free admission Center offers interactive exhibits, an interpretive loop trail, connections to the Rio Salado Habitat's sixteen miles of hiking and riding trails and a variety of programs, including family nature walks, wildlife encounters, birding classes and bird walks, school field trip programs and more.

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Hours and Information

Visit us at the Rio Salado Audubon Center, a 600-acre park space in the historic Salt River corridor.

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Our Mission
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Our Mission

The Rio Salado Audubon Center's Mission:To connect urban people with nature through hands-on, science based education and conservation programs.

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The Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area
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The Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area

Once a dried-up riverbed full of trash, the Rio Salado Habitat is now home to over 200 species of birds and animals

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Birds n' Bikes
Family Programs

Birds n' Bikes

Join us for the 2nd Annual Birds n' Bikes and Plant a Tree to Celebrate 100 Years of Bird Conservation!

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