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Riverside Nature Center

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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 8 August 2018
Tracy W
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Frisco, Texas, United States
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After visiting the nature center I decided to become a member. They have many interesting exhibits... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
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“native plants”(11 reviews)
“the river”(24 reviews)
“hill country”(10 reviews)
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Natural history center.
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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 8 August 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

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 22 June 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.

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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.
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