Alviso Environmental Education Center, San Jose
Located in heart of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the Alviso Environmental Education Center is surrounded by uplands, salt marshes, salt ponds, and a freshwater tidal slough and is located right on the Bay Trail. The building contains two classrooms, an auditorium and an enclosed observation tower. An open pavilion, trails, and a boardwalk through the salt marsh habitat make it easy to see and explore natural wonders of the South Bay. The building and portions of the trails are accessible to all people of varying abilities.
Alviso Ponds, Alviso
Visit the southernmost reaches of the Bay to see what a transformation from salt ponds to tidal wetlands has done for shorebird habitats. A 4.5-mile loop trail will take you to one of the most remote sections of the Bay. End your tour with some time at the Alivso Environmental Education Center.