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Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday 12pm-4pm. River Bend Nature Center (RBNC) is a 20 acre, non-profit environmental education facility. River Bend connects people to their natural environment through educational activities...more
All reviews butterfly house gift shop road runner knowledgeable staff all ages few hours beautiful facility scavenger hunt local flora and fauna nice afternoon outdoor pavilion wonderful staff children's garden every summer awesome place interesting exhibits wide variety
We stopped in on a cold and windy day and would suggest coming back when the weather permits for a more enjoyable walk around the grounds. The learning center and butterfly were enjoyable albeit small. I wish I could remember the employee who helped us...More
My in-laws, my wife, my daughter, and nephew visited this place during Christmas time. It was beautifully decorated!! And the animals they had were amazing. You can pet a few of them.
The walkthrough they have of their forest is very relaxin and romantic. If...More
We had guests from the NW where nature abounds, so we took them to this lovely treasure to show them all the critters that dwell here. There displays are well done, the staff is interactive, friendly and very helpful. This is enjoyable for both adults...More
Not only is this a fun place to take the whole family, it is also a very educational place for everyone who loves the great outdoors. A beautiful setting.
We also had our kids rehearsal dinner there and it was beautiful.
Beautiful respite in the city. Great collection of plants, animals, bugs (alive and and otherwise) and an exquisite butterfly conservatory. Naturalist Kevin Seman answered every question we had and shared fascinating facts. We even saw the resident roadrunner eat his lunch - a tasty mouse....More
I found this off the path exhibition as some friend's used the facilities for their wedding. They have beautiful trails and outdoor chapel just for such events and nestled in a natural park setting with great permanent bench seating. They also have a nice covered...More
While on our way to Colorado we decide to research fun, affordable outing to give our toddlers relief from being stuck in the car for hours. This served us quite well and our children enjoyed it. The only reason it didn't get a 5 out...More
Although there was some cool little creatures here, it’s more of a “only with kids” type thing. We stopped in and it didn’t take long to walk through, common animals. I will say the staff made the highlights for us. They explained the butterfly house...More
My kids and I love coming here. They have weekly activities and events for kids of all ages. They have a gift shop, native animals on display, they bring in special speakers. They also have a nice, large walk through Atrium, with more native animals,...More
Hello Yves! There is a lot to see and do in Wichita Falls. We have a handy community calendar which can be found at the Choose Wichita Falls Website, which has plenty of activities for all. As far as RBNC, we will have... More
Hello Yves! There is a lot to see and do in Wichita Falls. We have a handy community calendar which can be found at the Choose Wichita Falls Website, which has plenty of activities for all. As far as RBNC, we will have Science Saturday and Nature Tots March 11th. This program is included with general admission. Our most popular attractions are the Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, Peyton’s Place, the Bryant Edwards Learning Center, the River Bottom Forest Trail, and the United Children’s Garden. For more information please visit our website (see description) See you soon!