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“A pleasant place to relax” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium
400 Sausiluta Drive, Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 262-5055
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Ranked #23 of 83 Attractions in Richmond
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Richmond, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A pleasant place to relax”
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.

Visited July 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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“nice nature study”
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.

Visited February 2014
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Palmyra, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Great place for the family”
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.

Visited October 2013
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Three Lakes free for all...”
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 I believe is free that holds various animals. If I recall correctly the museum is not open on Mondays. Enjoy!!

Visited March 2013
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Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
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8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Good Sunday afternoon”
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.

Visited July 2013
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