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Upcoming Club Events

Cabin Weekend

October 7, 2022 12:00 am

Members are welcome to visit and stay at our rustic cabin during designated cabin weekends. Reach out to Jonathan Woodside directly with any...

Oktoberfest

October 16, 2022 2:00 pm

Wilkommen! Welcome! to Oktoberfest at Nature Friends Bring your family & friends and a favorite side dish to share at our German Themed...

Pre-Thanksgiving

November 19, 2022 2:00 pm

Don’t miss the NFLA pre-Thanksgiving potluck dinner! Join us at our clubhouse and enjoy the bountiful feast. We will provide the turkey, and...

Dezemberfest

December 11, 2022 4:00 pm

Join us at our beautiful clubhouse for a Winter Celebration! This year we’ll have: – Potluck dinner 🥘 – Fun gift exchange 🎁...

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History of Nature Friends

Nature Friends was founded in Vienna, Austria in 1895 to provide members and their families with places to go and enjoy nature and encourage the study of nature-related subjects. The Club soon spread throughout Europe and many lodges and clubhouses were built, usually in forests, ski areas or close to wilderness areas. In 1920, a group of Nature...

Member benefits

Monthly social events
Member discounts
Hosted weekly hikes
Volunteer opportunities

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Directions

Nature Friends is located at the base of Mount Wilson in northern Sierra Madre, CA. From Pasadena, drive East on the Foothill Freeway (210) to the Baldwin Ave. exit, turn left under the freeway and follow the sign to Baldwin Ave and Sierra Madre Blvd.