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Riverside Nature Center

Natural history museums, Museums
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Address: 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, TX
Phone Number: 830-257-4837
Today
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Natural history center.

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Most recent review
Knowledge and sweet staff

We spent some time inside exploring the exhibits and talking to the volunteer staff working there. They were very knowledgeable and kind enough to share their knowledge with us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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Texas
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
17 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We spent some time inside exploring the exhibits and talking to the volunteer staff working there. They were very knowledgeable and kind enough to share their knowledge with us. The walk inside the gated area was nice. Many of the plants were dormant because of our winter visit, but loved the name tags, letting us know what trees and plants... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

All native "stuff". Very interesting, especially to recent transplants from different part of US. Remained fascinated throughout.

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Harper, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Wonderful place for the family! This was a nice stroll in a garden of native plants that is along the river.

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Houston, TX
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My husband and I visited Kerrville and Fredericksburg for our anniversary. We decided one evening to walk the river trail at the nature center. The trail is beautiful. They are in the process of renovating, so you can't walk an entire loop at this time, but we didn't mind turning and walking all the way back. You walk right along... More 

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Glen Rose, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was a nice stroll in a garden of native plants that is along the river. They have special activities for children. One of the volunteers was off-putting with her criticism of other sites in Kerrville, especially when we had just said that was what brought us to the area.

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Kerrville, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The grounds for the Nature Center are just beautiful in a Hill Country Texas way. Lots of things going on, great resource for information on local birds and butterflies. A great community gem.

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Dayton, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I really enjoyed this nature center. They have so many of the native plants labeled. The trail is really easy to navigate and has places to sit and enjoy the scenery. Looking forward to bringing my old dog in her stroller next time! Wish they sold seeds for the different plants. Like the stem with 3 flowers.

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Amarillo, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

So, when everything is closed in Kerrville before the sun goes down, you can take a relaxing walk along the river! Their nature center has a paved walkway near the Gaudalupe River (I think) that's nice. They have some beautiful trees there. Also, the ducks will follow you! It was nice.

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Kerrville, Texas
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a nice little free Nature Center but lacks real excitement. Displays are a 5 on a scale of 10. The walking trail by the Guadeloupe River does make a visit worthwhile.

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Dexter, New Mexico
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98 reviews 98 reviews
21 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

By visiting in January, of course nothing was in bloom We could imagine that during the summer it would be very wonderful. They have a nice little gift shop. We are going to try and go again when the weather is better.

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