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SMEEC is a hub for guests exploring the park/preserve, as well as a gathering place to learn about plants, animals, natural history and the conservation needs of the Sonoran Desert.

South Mountain Environmental Education Center (SMEEC)



No visit to South Mountain Park is complete without a stop at SMEEC. Whether you’re looking for tips to enjoy family, friends or solo time in the park, a deeper understanding of the plants, animals and history of South Mountain or a place to hold your next memorable private event, SMEEC has something for everyone.

South Mountain Environmental Education Center (SMEEC)
10409 S Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85042

Phone: (623) 334-7880

Hours Of Operation:
Wednesday through Saturday | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. We’re also open the fourth Sunday of each month for South Mountain Park’s Silent Sundays.

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