There are some great places to get out into nature and go birding in the Whittier area. Whittier is in the Puente – Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor.  An important area allowing space for wildlife to thrive within the large metropolitan area.

Where to go birding in the Whittier Area

Sycamore Canyon

  • Location: 5040 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA 90609 (See map)
    •  The trail is located adjacent to Rose Hills Cemetery gate 17, but note that the trail is not in the cemetery! The entrance to Sycamore Canyon is a driveway just southwest of the entrance to the cemetery. 
  • eBird list for this area
  • More information about Sycamore Canyon

Whittier Narrows Nature Center

San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Ground

Legg Lake at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area