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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

400 Sausiluta Drive, Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 262-5055
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Ranked #27 of 102 Attractions in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Aquariums
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Athens, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Palmyra, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Playground, pond, live exhibits and no charge. We were there as part of a cub scout pack outing. Overall a nice place to visit and picnic.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Great little place to visit. Plenty of paths to walk along, however, be careful because some are quite tiny with limited space. All the lakes within this small park are a wonderful place to take a break for an afternoon. Other than a large jungle gym for the kids to play on there is also a small nature museum, which... More

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Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Had a fun time throwing football on a August afternoon. The nature center is a great place to walk the kids through to learn. Friendly staff.

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selden
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This was an adorable, clean and free park and aquarium. Lots to do here for a full day of fun. Bring your lunch and have a picnic.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We stopped here when we got to town, expecting just a small playground. We found a large playground designed for 5-12 year-olds and a small playground designed for the under-5 crowd. There were clean bathrooms and a water fountain, and the playground was really well-maintained. The Nature Center is small but neat. There are live animals, though the enclosures are... More

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RVA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We went when it wasn't too hot or too chilly. It was perfect out! Great date place. Just me, him, and nature. Who can complain?! =)

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