Stough Canyon Nature Center

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2300 Walnut Avenue, Burbank CA 91501
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Hours of Operation

Facility Holiday Schedule

September-May   June-August 
Monday 1:00-5:00 p.m.    Monday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.   Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.    Wednesday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.   Thursday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
Friday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m   Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.   Saturday  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
Sunday  11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.    Sunday  11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 

Trails are open from dawn to dusk

Please noteTrails may be closed at any time due to hazardous conditions as a result of inclement weather including, fire, excessive wind, rainstorms, etc.  Signage will be posted at the trail head, please do not enter the trail area if closed signs are posted.

TRAIL UPDATE: April 2, 2019 - Stough Canyon Nature Trails Are Now Open!  Thank you for your patience as we made necessary repairs.


Front Entrance of Nature CenterThe Stough Canyon Nature Center serves as an educational gateway to the Verdugo Mountains and the Rim of the Valley Trails.  Nestled in the Verdugo Mountains, the Nature Center provides opportunities for the public to learn more about the wildlife, flora, fauna, and habitat in this area of Los Angeles County through planned activities, exhibits, and nature hikes.

Stough Canyon Nature Center was named after Oliver J. Stough, who donated land to the City for public parkland that includes Stough Park, Stough Canyon Nature Center, and the Starlight Bowl.  The Nature Center was dedicated in 2001 and has an exibit hall with educational and interpretive displays, small library, classroom, and outdoor amphitheater.

The Stough Canyon Nature Center offers a variety of educational activities including astronomy, nature programs and activities, nature hikes, workshops, seasonal day camps, and volunteer docent program.  The Nature Center is also available for rent for meetings, field trips, and birthday parties.


Stough Canyon Nature Center
2300 Walnut Avenue, Burbank CA 91501 | 818.238.5440 


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