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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center


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1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33432
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site info@gumbolimbo.org

Call: 561-544-8605


Gumbo Limbo Nature Center


(??.? miles from you)

1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33432
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL, is a great place to learn and appreciate the Marine and Coastal environment by educating the community with classes, workshops and field trips. Open to the public, this fac

Named for the native Gumbo Limbo trees which are found all over the property, the nature center was founded in 1984 by Gordon Gilbert, a former high school science teacher. Gumbo Limbo’s mission is to Increase stewardship of coastal and marine ecosystems and it remains an undiscovered gem in busy and bustling Boca Raton.

Be sure to take a stroll down their Boardwalk Trail which goes through a preserve Hardwood Hammock that shows how Florida looked before modern developments.

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Why You Should Go...

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL, is a great place to learn and appreciate the Marine and Coastal environment by educating the community with classes, workshops and field trips. Open to the public, this facility is home to many seawater tanks, nature trails, butterfly gardens and the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility.

The tanks at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center houses an array of marine animals including stingrays, urchins and a variety of fish. The four tanks are filled with different eco-systems like mangroves and reefs. Visit their sea turtles at the rehabilitation tanks as Gumbo Limbo Nature Center nurses current residents back to health.

Named for the native Gumbo Limbo trees which are found all over the property, the nature center was founded in 1984 by Gordon Gilbert, a former high school science teacher. Gumbo Limbo’s mission is to Increase stewardship of coastal and marine ecosystems and it remains an undiscovered gem in busy and bustling Boca Raton.

Be sure to take a stroll down their Boardwalk Trail which goes through a preserve Hardwood Hammock that shows how Florida looked before modern developments.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:

12:00pm - 04:00pm

09:00am - 04:00pm

09:00am - 04:00pm

09:00am - 04:00pm

09:00am - 04:00pm

09:00am - 04:00pm

09:00am - 04:00pm

Cost: Free

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Vending Machines

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Admission is free, but there is a suggested donation of $5 per person.

The Boardwalk, Butterfly Garden, and Ashley Trail are open daily from 7:00 AM – Sunset.

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is closed (including trials) on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day.

Fun Facts

Gumbo Limbo maintains 40 species of marine animals in the aquariums and their fish consume about 4,700 pounds of food per year.

8 species of mammals and 17 species of reptiles  have been observed on the property and 105 species of birds have been documented on E-bird.

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Why You Should Go...

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL, is a great place to learn and appreciate the Marine and Coastal environment by educating the community with classes, workshops and field trips. Open to the public, this facility is home to many seawater tanks, nature trails, butterfly gardens and the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility.

The tanks at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center houses an array of marine animals including stingrays, urchins and a variety of fish. The four tanks are filled with different eco-systems like mangroves and reefs. Visit their sea turtles at the rehabilitation tanks as Gumbo Limbo Nature Center nurses current residents back to health.

Named for the native Gumbo Limbo trees which are found all over the property, the nature center was founded in 1984 by Gordon Gilbert, a former high school science teacher. Gumbo Limbo’s mission is to Increase stewardship of coastal and marine ecosystems and it remains an undiscovered gem in busy and bustling Boca Raton.

Be sure to take a stroll down their Boardwalk Trail which goes through a preserve Hardwood Hammock that shows how Florida looked before modern developments.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:
12:00pm - 04:00pm
09:00am - 04:00pm
09:00am - 04:00pm
09:00am - 04:00pm
09:00am - 04:00pm
09:00am - 04:00pm
09:00am - 04:00pm

Cost: Free

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Vending Machines

How You Can Follow...

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Admission is free, but there is a suggested donation of $5 per person.

The Boardwalk, Butterfly Garden, and Ashley Trail are open daily from 7:00 AM – Sunset.

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is closed (including trials) on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day.

Fun Facts

Gumbo Limbo maintains 40 species of marine animals in the aquariums and their fish consume about 4,700 pounds of food per year.

8 species of mammals and 17 species of reptiles  have been observed on the property and 105 species of birds have been documented on E-bird.

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