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Riverside Nature Center

150 Francisco Lemos St S, Kerrville, TX 78028-5211
+1 830-257-4837
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After visiting the nature center I decided to become a member. They have many interesting exhibits... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
751kennethk
A gem!

This place is very informative and well maintained. The workers are very helpful and friendly... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Darla M
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Natural history center.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“native plants” (12 reviews)
“the river” (23 reviews)
“hill country” (10 reviews)
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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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"native plants"
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"the river"
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"great place to learn"
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"great place for children"
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"visitor center has"
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"trail head"
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"nice place to visit"
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"butterfly garden"
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"gift shop"
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"labeled"
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"bloom"
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"exhibits"
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"flooding"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank 751kennethk
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

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

Thank Darla M
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Reviewed 1 April 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

Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 12 January 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

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

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

Thank Alexis M
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Reviewed 20 September 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

1  Thank kelika14
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Reviewed 7 September 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.

Thank Kenneth M
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Reviewed 16 August 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

1  Thank Gary W
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

I had come to Texas to see the wildflowers and this was the perfect place for a non Texan to learn about native plants and wildlife in the area. Located near the confluence of Town Creek and the Guadalupe River with huge bald cypress (one...More

1  Thank Joan W
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Riverside Nature Center is a great place to learn about plants and nature in our Kerrville area. The center has gardens full of plants to view. It has a library of interesting books. There are always exhibits to view inside. And it is a...More

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