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Riverside Nature Center

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Address: 150 Francisco Lemos St S, Kerrville, TX 78028-5211
Phone Number: 830-257-4837
Today
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
Description:

Natural history center.

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Nice way to spend an hour or so.

Like that it gives you a history about water in the area, common plant and animal species. Great garden to walk through to get ideas for the yard when you want to keep things... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2016
Darci Rhone D
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Kerrville, Texas
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entire place is beautiful, gardens, walk along the river. They also have a lot of "talks" about all different nature topics, so check their schedule! I attended a Monarch talk this past spring, given by a Master Naturalist named Kip. It was wonderful! He was so knowledgable and funny, so it didn't get boring! I will be going back... More 

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Thank christye h
Boerne, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Neat place with nice people. A great place for outdoor learning and helping folks understand our region's ecology. Nice facility, with a trail head for the River Trail. Definitely worth putting on your list!

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Thank Padrino316
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Like that it gives you a history about water in the area, common plant and animal species. Great garden to walk through to get ideas for the yard when you want to keep things natural and water wise.

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Thank Darci Rhone D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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293 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

The walk through the grounds takes less than an hour and has a nice variety. The center has a number of fun and informative exhibits in a compact space. My only complaint is that the labels for the flowers outside are a bit off which is not unexpected for a meadow, but then why have them at all.

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Thank Beth_sage
Houston, Texas
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214 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Nice little nature center along the Guadeloupe River in Kerrville with direct access to the Kerrville River Trail. Friendly staff to help you during your visit. Great place for children.

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Thank DJ M
Dallas
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71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Saturday and Sunday they have very short hours. The trail that leaves from here is a beautiful and we'll maintained walking/biking trail. Half mile markers and some benches along trails.

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Thank NoBucketList
Kerrville, Texas
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19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

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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Thank 230kacie
Mountain Home, Texas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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305 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 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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