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Plan Your Visit

Hours:

Tuesday-Sunday 9 am – 4 pm
Closed on Mondays and major holidays.

Cost:

Admission is free; we gratefully accept donations.
Recommended donation is $3.00 per person.

Groups:

Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary hosts K-12 and college level tours throughout the school year. Some parts of the facility may be closed to group visitation during the tours. During the school year, groups under 15 should call in advance to make sure there is no school tour scheduled for the day of your visit.

Groups of 15 persons or more (home schooling groups, senior citizen groups, family outing groups, etc.) must call and make a reservation in advance of their visit. Groups of 20 or more must book a guided tour. To make a reservation, please call (714) 649-2760.

Tucker Brochures:

Click on the brochure image for the PDF version.

General Brochure

 Tucker Brochure

 

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 Trail Guide 

 

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Animal Tracks 

 

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Sensory Garden

Birdwatching Brochure

Guide Bird Watching
& Identifying
 

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Basic Binocular
Guide
 

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Bird List

 

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Planting a Butterfly Garden

        

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Here:

FROM CA-91 WESTBOUND: Take Exit 34 to merge onto CA-55 South towards Newport Beach about 4.6 miles, take exit 14 for Chapman Ave. Turn left onto Chapman Ave. Continue straight onto E Santiago Canyon Road. Stay on E Santiago Canyon Road for 8.3 miles, and then turn left onto Modjeska Canyon Road. After about 1 mile, turn left to stay on Modjeska Canyon Road to reach Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

FROM CA-22 EASTBOUND: Take exit 17C on the left and merge onto CA-55 N in about 1 mile take exit 14A for Chapman Avenue E. Continue on E Chapman Avenue as it turns into E Santiago Canyon Road. Stay on E Santiago Canyon Road for about 8 miles then turn left onto Modjeska Canyon Road. After about 1 mile, turn left to stay on Modjeska Canyon Road to reach Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

FROM I-5 SOUTHBOUND: Take exit 100 Jamboree Road and turn left on Jamboree Road. After 2.3 miles, keep left at fork. Drive 3.6 miles and turn right on E Santiago Canyon Road. After 1 mile continue straight on E Santiago Canyon Road for another 8.3 miles, and then turn left onto Modjeska Canyon Road. After about 1 mile, turn left to stay on Modjeska Canyon Road to reach Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

FROM I-5 NORTHBOUND: Take exit 91 E for El Toro Road, continue on El Toro Road as it turns into Santiago Canyon Road. In about 1.3 miles, turn right onto Modjeska Grade Road. Keep right on Modjeska Grade Road for about 1.2 miles. Stay right onto Modjeska Canyon Road for about 1 mile until you reach Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

Directions

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