The nature center is part of the national park system. We learned about a variety of native plants and animals--including the national tree, the lignum vitae; and the national flower, the yellow elder. We also learned to identify the poisonwood tree. It was raining so we didn't get to spend as much time as I would like on the trails.... 更多
When I arrived the big green iron gate was open and there was 3-4 vehicles parked in the parking lot. The gift shop had a sign that said it was closed. I figured the park/trails were open and the gift store closed. There were several cars, so I figured there were other people in the park. ( I had just... 更多
We stopped at this Nature Center on our van tour of the island. It is a must-see for people interested in the vegetation of the islands. The guides are very knowledgeable about the different plants that grow on the island and the different ways you can use then to treat medical ailments. There are some resident injured animals that you... 更多
This 100 acre planted refuge was the antidote to the scheduled activities of our cruise and resort time. We saw many labeled plants and using a bird guide we purchased at the nature center spotted a good number of species. There was evidence of much needed rebirth and imminent expansion of the grounds . The center has good exhibits and... 更多
Don't trust the maps - I think they are not to scale. Figured we would walk up from Ocean Reef and I think it ended up being 2.5 to 3 miles. Really enjoyed the turtles at the pond, as well as checking out all of the different birds. Highpoint was seeing the "local" hummingbirds. On the walk up we also... 更多
nicely planned out trek through the woods with some knowledge of local birds trees and wild life nice old church on grounds and at the end again you can shop a small out door restaurant for light food and drinks
We have been to MANY nature centers, and this by far was the least impressive! Judging by the score this nature center have, I must be the odd man out! I'm sorry, I could see much more wildlife on my back porch at any given minute!
Nice hike/walk through the fauna to pond. Very hot during the day...hike in the morning. A few caged birds but not too much else to see. Also a small art gallery from the founder of the nature center.