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Address: 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, TX
Phone Number: 830-257-4837
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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
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Natural history center.

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Small but informative and family friendly.

A fun and free activity. Exhibits on native plants and animals were informative. It is connected to a three + mile walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
Katie M
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Mountain Home, Texas
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Kerrville, Texas
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small place and it will only take you a short amount of time to walk through. My daughter likes it, and there are some neat things to look at. The staff are extremely nice and informative. It's very close to park and easy to walk to from there. It's not something that I would specifically plan on... More 

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Mountain Home, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

A fun and free activity. Exhibits on native plants and animals were informative. It is connected to a three + mile walk.

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Thank Katie M
Fredericksburg, Texas
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223 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Easy to fall in love with this place. The Riverside Nature Center is a great place for family entertainment with plenty of trials to work off that excess energy. The Center's main building houses very well done nature and historical exhibits. if you have any questions, the staff is knowledgable and quite friendly. Laid back, peaceful and serene, you will... More 

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Thank TXRVer09
San Antonio, Texas
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

I just went to a great exhibit at this nature center on water. It is appropriate for all ages. The staff was very informative and helpful. Was a very nice stop

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Thank gwynn1
Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Enjoyed walking along the paved nature trail. Free parking. Lots of native plants and trees. Enjoyed seeing the Guadalupe River. It was very hot and humid the day I was there...wish I would have come in the morning.

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Thank Connie L
Albuquerque
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Each morning I was in Kerrville my dog & I took a walk on the river trail. Most morning We passed others, but a couple of time it was very quiet. As a female, I pay attention to these things. The area felt safe. It is a refreshing walk. Unfortunately I always had my dog, so was unable to tour... More 

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Thank PJPEJ
San Antonio, Texas
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50 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We went here and were told about the gardens. But when we went to the entrance, there was a KEEP OUT sign due to bees so we couldn't walk around the area.

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Easy and free parking, followed by a pleasant walk on the nature trail. Plenty of native plants and trees to enjoy. For summertime, come in the morning, as it will get hot an humid along the river. If you come on a Saturday, you may encounter various horticultural activity.

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Thank CworthyTX
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

What a beautiful, peaceful place to visit. Bring your cameras for some great shots down by the river against the majestic cypress trees that line the banks. Also a great place for a picnic!

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Thank EquippingTheBody
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Riverside Nature Center just keeps getting better and better. Inside you will find changing exhibits and outside, beautiful and well marked gardens of native plants. And you must take a walk along the Riverside Nature Trail that follows the Guadalupe River through Louis Hayes Park (all the way to Schreiner Park if you are a hiker!). Lots of wildlife... More 

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