The Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center

Parking lot open 7:00 am to Sunset Restrooms open daily 6:00 am – 4:00 pm  The Newport Bay Conservancy is pleased to support Orange County Parks at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center (2301 University Drive, Newport Beach). This 10,000 square foot...

Interpretive Center Programs

The Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center is currently open TUESDAY thru SUNDAY (10:00 am – 4:00 pm). K-5 School Programs We welcome classes of Pre-K through 5th grade to join us at the Muth Interpretive Center for fun and educational field trips! Programs are run...

Native Peoples

NBC’s annual naturalist training course includes a seminar on the culture of the first peoples of the bay: how they lived in balance with the land prior to European arrival and how colonization has since affected their communities. Lectures are delivered by members of...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Newport Bay Conservancy

As we strive to protect and preserve the Upper Newport Bay, we continue to foster a culture in which every visitor, volunteer, member, and employee feels respected, valued, and supported. Toward this end, we welcome and seek to provide access to people across many...

SOCALPAPA Paints the Back Bay and OC Parks

This new exhibition opens at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center Saturday, July 17 to July 25, 2021. Southern California Plein Air Painters Association (SOCALPAPA) artists have submitted 61 original paintings inspired by the beauty and natural heritage of the...