CIRCLE J - NORRIS RANCH
Environment: Foothills, oak woodlands, working cattle ranch, ponds
Activities: birdwatching, photography, school field trips
Open: Students' field trips are scheduled by their schools; open to public by appointment only (see under Directions below)
Site Stewards: Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)/Clemmie Gill School of Science and Conservation (SCICON); Sequoia Riverlands Trust (SRT)
Opportunities for Involvement: Audubon Christmas Bird Count, donate, volunteer
Links: Tulare County Office of Education/SCICON
Sequoia Riverlands Trust
Directions: See map and directions at bottom of page.
Address: 41893 Yokohl Valley Dr, Springville, CA 93265
N36° 13.4031'/W118° 49.7658'
Note: Visits to Circle J - Norris Ranch must be arranged in advance through SCICON -The Clemmie Gill School of Science and Conservation.
From Visalia: Head east on CA-198 E. Turn right onto M-296/Yokohl Dr/Yokohl Valley Rd. Turn left to stay on M-296/Yokohl Dr/Yokohl Valley Rd/J37. Follow the road over the crest and downhill. Circle J-Norris Ranch will be on the right.
From Porterville: Head East on CA-190E. Turn left onto Balch Park Rd/Springville-Milo Rd/J-37. Turn left onto M-296/Yokohl Dr/Yokohl Valley Rd. Circle J-Norris Ranch will be on the left.