Pismo Nature Center, located at 555 Pier Ave. in Pismo Beach, California (just inside Pismo State Beach Oceano Campground entrance) is worth a visit on your next trip to San Luis Obispo.
Visit their unique nature store, located in the nature center, which specializes in educational and interpretive material relating to the cultural and natural history of this area. You are not likely to find this selection of items carried in your local stores:
· Books and educational material and postcards on nature, such as local birds, plants, flowers, and animals, including sea creatures
· Local history about the Native American people, the Dunites who established a small community in the Pismo Dunes in the 1930’s and the Oceano lagoon
· Information on walks, hikes and bike rides in San Luis Obispo County
· Activity books and toys for children, as well as souvenirs and gifts
Discover what lives in and on the beach, enjoy fantastic bird watching, where to find wildlife in the lagoon, how the Chumash Indians lived before the time of the missions, and more. Free.
Visit: http://www.ccnha.org/pismo_nature_center.html for more information.