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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

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108 Island Dr, Eastpoint, FL 32328-3218
+1 850-670-7700
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Beautiful and Educational !!!

What a wonderful place to visit. No charge and plenty of parking. Very Educational inside and out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dakotageorgia
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Georgia
Educational for all ages

This is a good spot to learn about some of the local sea life and vegetation in the area. My... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LEFlem
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Birmingham, Alabama
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“george island” (16 reviews)
“nature walk” (11 reviews)
“short film” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
108 Island Dr, Eastpoint, FL 32328-3218
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+1 850-670-7700
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"george island"
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"nature walk"
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"short film"
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"fish"
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"main facility"
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"local wildlife"
in 4 reviews
"educational place"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 10 reviews
"research center"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 12 reviews
"visitors' center"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"informative video"
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"school groups"
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"nature lovers"
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"a small gift shop"
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"plant identification"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place to visit. No charge and plenty of parking. Very Educational inside and out. Elevator to take you upstairs from outside if needed. Trails outside full of information about trees and plant life. Inside small aquariums that are full of sea life....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good spot to learn about some of the local sea life and vegetation in the area. My husband and I enjoyed following the plant guides on the nature walk. Our small children obviously loved the turtles, fish, sting rays, etc inside. Lots...More

Thank LEFlem
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going to St. George Island every year for the past 7 years and never stopped here. This year we decided to stop by. It was so neat! I loved the exhibits with all the types of fish/ wildlife. My 13 year old loved...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always make It a point to visit this center when at the island. This visit was better because our kids were a little older and enjoyed reading the signs and doing the nature walk outside. The best part is It is free. The place...More

Thank amullins77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth a visit on your way over to St. George Island. There’s something for plant, wildlife and bird lovers. There’s lots to see in the visitor center. Kids would have fun with the hands-on displays, (even kids at heart). The paved path is short...More

Thank Julie V
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I am so glad Eastpoint has this estuary. It is free and open to the public. We stop by with our little ones and were treated to fish tanks and exhibits that taught us about the local wildlife and history of the area. It is...More

Thank Jess R
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

My wife and I stopped here this April as we had be looking for a place to stretch our legs. The ANERR is located in western Florida near the town of Eastpoint. From 1983 to 2001, the state acquired the land that makes up Cat...More

1  Thank BluegooseTraveler
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Coming here for the first time to the Apalachicola Bay area, this is the place to learn about the environment and the history of this area. After this visit, we saw the bay, island, and the towns with a new interest. This research learning center...More

1  Thank Susiegh
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with our 6 year old and she had a great time reading about the estuary and checking out the live aquarium. The museum is free and I would encourage that you make a purchase from the minimal gift shop and/or leave a donation. Just...More

Thank Jamie J
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited the several natural boardwalks that are a part of this place before those alone are worth a visit. However the Visitors Center is a real gem in how it teaches about the special estuary environment that this area is. Great cultural &...More

Thank Linda D
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SueLori
13 April 2018|
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Response from Littoral1 | Property representative |
Yes, and THANK YOU all for the thoughtful answers. Pets are not allowed in the Nature Center but the Center is only one component of the experience. Most folks are somewhere beyond happy to take a turn in one of the rocking... More
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