Pajarito Environmental Education Center
3540 Orange Street
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
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- Nature center
- Earth Day celebration
- Ink jet cartridge recycling
- After school nature clubs
- Nature Odyssey and LEAP summer camps
- Guided hikes
Hours of OperationThe Nature Center is open Tuesday through Friday from
noon to 4 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come by and discover the natural history of the Pajarito Plateau. We offer exhibits on rocks, fossils, plants, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and more. We have several live local animals for you to look at. Our herbarium offers help to those seeking to identify plants. If you'd like to explore Los Alamos's open space, then pick up a trail guide and stroll the nearby trails.
The Pajarito Envirnomental Education Center is located at 3540 Orange Street, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for residents and visitors to discover the rich natural and cultural history of the Jemez Mountains region.
PEEC maintains a library of several hundred books. Two comfortable reading areas are available for browsing. PEEC members may check out books for reading at home.
PEEC's home in Los Alamos is uniquely perched between the sun drenched Rio Grande Valley and the deep green coolness of the Jemez Mountains. Low and high elevation ecosystems overlap and result in rich diversity and many opportunities for exploratory learning.