UCI Observatory

Corner of California and Gabrielino Drives
Irvine, CA 92617
Guests should park in the ICS/Engineering Parking Structure at the corner of East Peltason and Periera Drives ($7). Free shuttle buses will transport you from the parking structure to the entrance of the Observatory road near the corner of California and Gabrielino Drives, and a five minute long walk along the gravel/dirt road will take you to the Observatory dome.

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