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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

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400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
+1 804-652-1470
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A bit of wild in the city.

The center itself is well-maintained and interesting, with a great underwater view into their large... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
WingedWolfPsion
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Richmond, Virginia
Baby sitting duties for a friend

I brought my son's friend here one Sunday. I should have checked the opening times for Sunday as... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Just_a_normal_mom
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Richmond, Virginia
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400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

The center itself is well-maintained and interesting, with a great underwater view into their large pond housing native fish. There is a playground across the parking lot. There are usually a variety of birds to see around the lakes, as well as turtles and a...More

3  Thank WingedWolfPsion
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I brought my son's friend here one Sunday. I should have checked the opening times for Sunday as they only open at 12. Since we got there at 11am, we walked around the lake and observed the nature around us. An hour is long for...More

1  Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Visited this nature center while visiting the area for a sporting event and had some time to burn ! This is not a several hour place ! Kids loved the nature center and all the turtles ! We took an easy walk around the lakes...More

1  Thank Holly H
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful natural reserve so close to the city yet feel miles away. This was a great way to spend time with the kids

1  Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 18 November 2015

One of the finest, and most comprehensive, nature centers we've visited. Visitors are first greeted by a simple sign which states that admission is free (this is one we would have gladly paid for). There was so much to see: An underwater view of a...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Went there mid week so not many people. Has a very nice playground for all age children. Wildlife museum very small, but lots of turtles to see in the pond. Has picnic table and a large field for children to run.

1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is not the best place I can suggest but good place to spend time with kids. They have few reptiles like various snakes, turtles. They have lot of turtles in the lake too. And a aquarium too. So if you have time you can...More

1  Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I was very good experience with my children and they enjoyed much. The fishes , turtle, snakes and the park are really good..

1  Thank simon s
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Nice and quiet, lots of turtles. Some trails were stroller friendly, some weren't. The decks by the visitor center were neat to be close the the aquatic wildlife.

1  Thank CyndiLynnS
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic park & free nature center museum, great place to spend an afternoon- plenty of nice play equipment & the nature center has something for everyone. It does get busy during the summer with various camps and day cares having field trips but if you...More

Thank RoamingRae
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