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The Loxahatchee River Center

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Address: Jupiter, FL
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Tue - Wed 12:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

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All that's good about Jupiter

Great local place, wonderful facility with dedicated volunteers. Great for children and families. They hold several very important workshops and events for the public. I have gone... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great local place, wonderful facility with dedicated volunteers. Great for children and families. They hold several very important workshops and events for the public. I have gone there several times for the evening marshmallow roast events, my kids have gone during the day for educational events, and I'm really grateful that we have a place like this in Jupiter. Water... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a nice place to relax, they always have something going on and usually for free. It is clean and neat with nice exhibitions

Thank Wrmf
Hobe Sound, Florida
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124 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lots of educational information about the waterways and local natural areas and animals. Turtle rescue and releases. good for family and kids.

Thank Tim H
Wellington, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The River Center is a fun place to spend an hour in Jupiter. You learn about the Loxahatchee river and the wildlife in the river. Visit at 2pm on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday to see them feed all the fish. It is fun and the kids can help.

1 Thank Jason H
Newberg, Oregon
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74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A most interesting afternoon or morning. You will learn a lot about the ecology and the problems of keeping it healthy.

1 Thank Bob K
Jupiter, Florida
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78 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Terrific two hours in Jupiter location. Great place to take out of town guests, take about an hour, quick side activity while in town. Couple this with the Jupiter Light house or a half day paddle board tour. The right price!!

1 Thank draker369
Pompano Beach, FL
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on a trip up to Jupiter. We stayed here for about an hour. They have some small aquarium tanks, including a touch tank. There is an informational shark wall. The center had teen volunteers (adults too) who were really nice, and really engaged my almost 6 yr old daughter. She really enjoyed the touch tank, while my... More 

1 Thank JDMR_FL
Maple City, Michigan, USA
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55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The center has lots of marine animals that kids can observe up close. The fish tanks are beautiful and a marsh display shows the interaction between wildlife and plants. There is a great gift shop and informed staff on hand to answer questions. There is lots of space outside to walk and enjoy the Burt Reynolds Park area.

2 Thank Mike W
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48 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Touch tanks, aquariums and lots of information about the area make this a great pace to visit. Its also free, but donations are encouraged to help maintain the center. The offer special events and activities throughout the year for locals.

1 Thank Ashlie T
Jupiter, Florida
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Good for everyone to see the critters who live in the River and the shoreline near by. Excellent presentations and touch tank.

1 Thank moseleykaren

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