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The Loxahatchee River Center

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Address: Jupiter, FL
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The River Center had friendly staff and exhibits that were fun to see. There were energetic turtles, several aquarium of fish and a tank of sea urchins. While they were almost... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Florida
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Melbourne, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The River Center had friendly staff and exhibits that were fun to see. There were energetic turtles, several aquarium of fish and a tank of sea urchins. While they were almost no signs, the staff were available to answer questions and just watching the wildlife was entertaining for a long time. Although donations are requested, they are not required, and... More 

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Montgomery Village, Maryland, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The LRC is a great place to visit with children. We took our 4 and 7 yo and had a lovely visit. There are a number of large fish tanks with regional wildlife, interactive exhibits and a touch tank for the children to hold some sea creatures. Check the website for activities, such as Thursday morning story time and coffee,... More 

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Long Island
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Canoeing, camping, paddle boarding. The park has hundreds of acres of well preserved rivers and forest. You can take a boat tour, which is what I did, and go to a remote campground from decades ago. Or you can rent Kayaks, like my wife did, and paddle around the small inlets. Cool to do. Once.

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Bethalto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Cypress trees along the banks were magnificent. No gator sightings thank goodness, but we were warned to wath out for. Very small place, but lots of history and artifacts...must see

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Jupiter, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Really cool fish tank displays of local fish, fresh and salt water. Lots of history and artifacts of the Jupiter area.

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Richmond
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34 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Liked what they had on display. The staff was very informative and the displays were great. I learned about a couple of species that I was sorely lacking with information on. Wish there was more to see. The site is rather small

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Jarrettsville, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Excellent Tour, friendly and courteous tour guide. Knowledgeable or the area in the past and now. I would take this tour again without question

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

So interesting. The work these professionals do is amazing. Highly recommend this attraction for all ages.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It's really quite beauitful with the knotted Cyprus coming thru the river banks. We really didn't see much wildlife but our guest really liked. Warnings of gators, but not a sighting or sign to report. The outfitters have the general appearance & hygiene of "Swamp People" on the History Channel.. Not real eager to be for telling with tips or... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Loxahatchee River Center is an amazing place to bring your whole family to see all different types of fish starting from freshwater to saltwater they have a amazing touch tank in the back. I definitely recommend it.

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