Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

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Hours of Operation

Nature Center and Aquariums

  • Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Monday, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Nature Trails

  • Monday - Sunday, 7:00 am - Sunset

Holiday Closures

  • Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and all property will be closed:
    • December 25
    • January 1

Construction Notice 

Construction of our new ADA accessible observation tower has begun!  Due to construction, a portion of our boardwalk loop has been closed for your safety.  To avoid backtracking, please stay to the western side of the boardwalk loop.  We anticipate the completion of this project in Spring 2024.

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We continue with the transition and enhancement of our Sea Turtle Rehabilitation to the Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards. Our sea turtle patients and residents are currently visiting other facilities and receiving exceptional treatment and care. Learn more about the transition.

In the meantime, we invite you to visit the other great areas of the Nature Center including the trails, gopher tortoises, aquariums, butterfly garden and exhibits.

  1. EcoWatch: A Free Lecture Series

    Glimpse the many faces of conservation as experts in their fields share their work, research, and experiences, with the common goal of a more sustainable future. Read on...
  2. Record Number of Sea Turtle Nests This Season

    The Sea Turtle Conservation Team from the City's Gumbo Limbo Nature Center marked a record-breaking number of sea turtle nests on our beaches this season - 1,394! Additional Info...
  3. The November-December Issue of Hammock Happenings is Out!

    Check out the latest issue of Hammock Happenings, our program guide and newsletter! Additional Info...
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Address: 1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

Phone: 561-544-8605

Sea Turtle Rescue Line: 561-212-8691

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