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Kayak Tours

To book a tour, please visit Eventbrite to make your reservation online. If you have trouble making the reservation, please give us a call at 949-923-2269 and we can help. Typically, if you cannot make a reservation, walk-ons are possible, but not guaranteed –...

Upper Newport Bay

The Upper Newport Bay (located in Newport Beach Ca.) is a large coastal wetland (an estuary) in Southern California and a major stopover for birds on the Pacific Flyway. Dozens of species, including endangered ones, can be observed here. Upper Newport Bay Nature...

Photo Credit

We would like to thank all those who have contributed such awesome photos to our website. Banner Images: Bobcats – Russ Kerr Cormorant – Jeff Storey Ospreys – DeeDee Gollwitzer Black Skimmers – Russ Kerr White Pelicans – Jeff Storey...

Friends Memberships

Support enables us to Develop new programs to excite and educate our visitors, Advocate for improved and appropriate community access to the Bay, and Protect this fragile ecosystem.  You can support us through a yearly Friends Membership. Membership levels and...

Maps and Directions

The Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center is located at 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. The parking lot is at the corner of University and Irvine Avenue. The Center is open to the public from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM,  Tuesday through Sunday. Call (949)...