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Riverside Nature Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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A great place to learn!

Here you can attend lectures, take a nature walk, buy a book, learn about native plants, and even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kerrville, Texas
Unplanned Visit well worth it

This place is great! There are some awesome plants just in the parking lot. The volunteers are a... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Tracy W
Frisco, Texas, United States
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“the river”(24 reviews)
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150 Francisco Lemos St S, Kerrville, TX 78028-5211
+1 830-257-4837
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All reviews native plants great place to learn the river hill country great place for children nice place to visit butterfly garden labelled bloom trail volunteers grounds flooding gardeners tags demonstration wildlife
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can attend lectures, take a nature walk, buy a book, learn about native plants, and even buy them during the plant sales that occur from time to time. Pretty, shady spot on the Guadalupe River in Kerrville.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank advseth
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This place is great! There are some awesome plants just in the parking lot. The volunteers are a wealth of knowledge and answered all of our questions. The grounds are very nice to walk around and a good place to enter the river trail. This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tracy W
Reviewed June 22, 2018

After visiting the nature center I decided to become a member. They have many interesting exhibits plus the grounds are so interesting with all the native plants.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

This place is very informative and well maintained. The workers are very helpful and friendly. Good place to learn about native plants.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Darla M
Reviewed March 31, 2018

The center is a great place to visit. The volunteers are quite friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed seeing the many, labeled plants in the butterfly garden even though it was a bit early in the year for the plants to bloom. A great place for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Charles M
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to travel along the county roads in the Hill Country without seeing water measuring devices at the roads’ lowest points. Most we’ve seen show increments in feet, from 1-5 feet. That’s because this is “Flash Flood Alley,” where year after year, Texas leads...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank A6943GEmariar
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Creative layout of native Texas plants and local creatures with custom walking paths through out grounds and along the river. Bring bug spray!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alexis M
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Spring time is the best time to visit the Nature Center. I went to a plant sale then and though I did not buy anything the visit to the gardens while I was there where almost everything was in bloom. Besides the gardens, they have...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank kelika14
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Pretty nifty nature center dedicated the hill country flora, fauna and wildlife. Also covers local geology and archeology. Great for families, gardeners and visitors to the area.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Ever wonder about distant rains causing flooding in a far away place where the sun is shining? There's an excellent display of the entire south Texas area we live in. When our passionate host poured in the water we could watch all the impact it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Gary W
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Abelardo M. R
July 21, 2018|
Response from Darla M | Reviewed this property |
Not at the Nature Center, but you can fish in the river that runs along River Trail park just down from the Nature Center.