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Riverside Nature Center

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fabulous place to see the nature of Kerrville and right next to the river trail and the Guadalupe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kerrville, Texas
via mobile
Nice place and nice people.

We were very impressed with this Nature Center which is right on the banks of the Guadalupe River... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average10%
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“native plants”(13 reviews)
“the river”(25 reviews)
Natural history center.
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150 Francisco Lemos St S, Kerrville, TX 78028-5211
+1 830-257-4837
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place to see the nature of Kerrville and right next to the river trail and the Guadalupe River

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank _bemoore512
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed with this Nature Center which is right on the banks of the Guadalupe River. The ladies working there were very informative and friendly. Highly reccommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nailbenderTexas
Reviewed 4 January 2019

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 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 751kennethk
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank A6943GEmariar
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!

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank kelika14
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Abelardo M. R
21 July 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.