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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

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Address: 400 Sausiluta Drive, Richmond, VA 23227
Phone Number: (804) 262-5055
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Quick Trails, Nice Playground, Great Nature Center

It's a small place, but it's free. Check out the nature center to see fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The facilities are clean and well kept. The auditorium style seating to see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Midlothian, Virginia
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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's a small place, but it's free. Check out the nature center to see fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The facilities are clean and well kept. The auditorium style seating to see the larger aquarium is a cool place to chill out and let the kids wander for a second. (It's sunken, so they're not going anywhere.) We like the trails... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Spent the morning here recently and really enjoyed the park. The nature center is small, but there are a lot of live animals to see, and the small aquarium is nice as well. The trails around the park are well-maintained, and there are many great viewpoints around the three lakes where you can see many different turtles swimming and sunning... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Park was very spacious with a great playground for kids, and some very well maintained picnic areas. There is plenty to do from fishing to hiking.

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Richmond, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Virginia is one of the most beautiful states in this part of the U.S. and this area especially.Wonderful for the entire family.If you are anywhere near this, you should take it in.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Young kids especially elementary school goers will love this education center. Informative and interesting. Exhibits are clearly documented and arranged. The park has a huge play area with lots of activities for kids. Lake trial / fishing are quite engaging for couples and adults. For photo enthusiasts scenic lake shore is inspiring during spring / fall seasons.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very beautiful scenery as well as very educational. Love that they have live animals as well as displays. Definitely coming back!

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Athens, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I work in another state as an environmental educator. I'm very glad I checked out this place while I was in the area... it was quite wonderful. The exhibits are very attractive and informative, with lots of attention to detail. Their wide variety of live native turtles especially impressed me. Everything was very clean. To top it off, admission is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a small "park". There is a stocked pond for fishing, swings and a walking trail. There is a small aquarium, good for small children. Anyone over 10 will be bored!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

One of Henrico County's gem of a park. It features the only aquarium in the area and offers beautiful walks around the lakes.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I walk around these lakes in all seasons. The paths are well-maintained and there's also a playground for toddlers. The nature center is very well designed with a glass-walled aquarium at eye level with the center lake. There are several interesting exhibits, helpful guides, clean restrooms and a water fountain.

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Address: 400 Sausiluta Drive, Richmond, VA 23227
Phone Number: (804) 262-5055
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond

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