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Riverside Nature Center

150 Francisco Lemos St S, Kerrville, TX 78028-5211
+1 830-257-4837
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Great Place to learn about Nature

Great little nature center. The staff were great, and really did a good job educating the kids on... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
jordan t
Something to do with the kids

I took my kids here for something to do as Kerrville is highly lacking in family activities and it... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Kathy C
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Natural history center.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“native plants” (10 reviews)
“the river” (23 reviews)
“hill country” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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150 Francisco Lemos St S, Kerrville, TX 78028-5211
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+1 830-257-4837
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great little nature center. The staff were great, and really did a good job educating the kids on local history and the watershed.

Thank jordan t
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

I took my kids here for something to do as Kerrville is highly lacking in family activities and it was a nice, well kept "nature center" with mainly retirees staffing it and they weren't terribly helpful, nor was there really anything to do. We were...More

Thank Kathy C
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just about every small town has a nature center--this is one of the best. No glitz, no glamour; just a great place to enjoy a variety of native plants and learn about them as well. The vast majority of the staff consists of volunteers; they're...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

The gardens and staff at the nature center were wonderful. Even in the fall (not peak for wildflowers) we enjoyed walking the gardens and then heading down to the river trail. It is always a good indication of "community" when you find organizations banding together...More

1  Thank alflinn
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

A knowledgeable staff and volunteers engage visitors who want to view exhibits or explore the adjacent trail with a native plant and butterfly garden. Special themed exhibits are interactive and engaging. A great place for kids of all ages to learn more about Hill Country...More

1  Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lived here for years; can't believe I'd never been before! Inside houses a few small exhibits that rotate. There could be some improvements here, but this center is free to the public, open 7 days a week, and runs on the passion of volunteers. So...More

1  Thank HillCountryGirltoo
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by the Nature Center and were able to visit with a charming lady who answered our questions with a smile, Thank you, Mary Lee Stewart. We also walked parts of the river trail the two mornings we were in the city; the views...More

1  Thank MEKeller
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit if in Kerrville , fantastic Centre with lots of interesting information, and lots of hummingbirds around as well. Very helpful people working there with lots of great information. Wonderful access to the river.

1  Thank Jan L
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

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...More

Thank christye h
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Reviewed 26 April 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!

Thank Padrino316
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