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Riverside Nature Center

Address: 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, TX
Phone Number: 830-257-4837
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Kerrville
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Natural history center.
Attraction details
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: Natural history center.

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Harper, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
12 helpful votes 12 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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
21 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Kerrville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Not a huge center but the staff and very knowledgeable and patient with young children. My grandkids, ages 10 and 12 insist on visiting the center every time they are in Kerrville and never get tired of the exhibits.

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The garden is great, very informative. Then be sure to walk through fence gate to a path down to the river. Cross the little bridge, see the view I've added, and enjoy a wonderful walk. I would suggest taking a picnic down to the river, there's tables there and a beautiful setting.

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