Welcome to the                                              Placer Nature Center

Schools see Programs and Services to sign up for field trips!

Starting in February, 2020 Family Programs at PNC offered the 3rd Saturday of each month (some exceptions). See the events page for dates and descriptions.

Family Hikes, full of fun and learning, the 4th Saturday of the month (some exceptions) see events for dates and times.

Check out this new video, Thank you Colfax High School!

Colfax High School Presents PNC 

PNC is an outdoor classroom located on 60 acres in the beautiful Sierra Foothills. A place where children can find their place in the natural world as they develop science literacy.   A place where people of all ages can explore their link with the out-of-doors and use the environment and our exhibits for educational growth.
A resource center for educators to learn methods and find material for teaching about natural systems.
A place for discovering our natural and cultural history and exploring how nature is linked with the arts, literature, history, and science.
A 501.c3 not-for-profit corporation inspiring stewardship of the earth through environmental education.

PNC Google Earth View

                      3700 Christian Valley Rd.                                     Auburn, CA  95602

Providing Environmental Education since 1991