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The Loxahatchee River Center

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Address: Jupiter, FL
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Kids story time is great. Great staff. So is the touch tank. My only suggestion would be have a different age groups for story time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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jupiter, fl
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jupiter, fl
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Kids story time is great. Great staff. So is the touch tank. My only suggestion would be have a different age groups for story time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Perfect for the entire family to see local sea life and nature, better understand the local water and eco issues. All this info and science is presented free and in a fun interactive easy to understand manner for adults and kids alike. They also offer Eco camps for kids and Eco presentations. Be sure to leave a small donation. Enjoy!

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Melbourne, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
45 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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206 reviews 206 reviews
34 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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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Additional Information about The Loxahatchee River Center

Address: Address: Jupiter, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jupiter
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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