City Of Chula Vista
Like Us on Facebok   Follow us on Twitter - ThinkChulaVista!   

City of Chula Vista Site Map Contact Us City Calendar of Events Frequently Asked Questions City Services What's New In Chula Vista Chula Vista Attractions About Chula Vista Chula Vista Home
Nature Center Down Arrow
About Us Down Arrow

Department Head
Become a Member
Budget & Goals
Nature Center Overview



Donate Online!

 Nature Center

Come see us! We are conveniently located and affordably priced for a relaxing family outing ... naturally!



The Chula Vista Nature Center is located on San Diego Bay approximately seven miles south of downtown San Diego and seven miles north of the international border. Access to the facility is available from the public parking lot via free, convenient shuttles.



From Interstate 5, take the E Street exit in Chula Vista and go west.  Follow the signs to the Nature Center's parking lot, located at 1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista 91910.


Take the San Diego Trolley to the Bayfront/E Street Trolley Station and stop at the Visitor Information Center to request our shuttle.

Normal Hours

  • Open 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Last shuttle to the Center is at 4:00 P.M.


Holiday Closures

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Cesar Chavez Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving and Day After
  • New Year's Eve (Closed at 3 PM)


Admission Prices (effective 7/1/2009): Petting Pool

$11.00 Adults (18-64)

$8.00 Seniors (65+)

$8.00 Students (18+ w/ID)

$8.00 Juniors (12-17)

$6.00 Children (4-11)

Free Children (under 4)

Please inqure about military discounts.

Donations are welcome. Become a Member for unlimited admission, discounts, and special programs.
(Admission fees subject to change.)

1000 Gunpowder Point Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91910-1201
(619) 409-5900
(619) 409-5910 (fax)

Mission Statement

The Chula Vista Nature Center is dedicated to serving the public by providing a quality nature center/living museum experience while promotion coastal resource conservation and environmental stewardship through education.

City Of Chula Vista



Arrrow Back To Top  


©2013 City of Chula Vista. All Rights Reserved.

Employees Only