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Parking Lot Closed Feb 23-24

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center’s parking lot will be closed on Friday, February 23 for event set-up.   Metered parking is available at the south end of the property in the Red Reef West parking lot.  The Nature Center is a short ¼ walk up the boardwalk. Gumbo Limbo’s trails and grounds will close

Trackin' the Kraken

Loggerhead Kraken was released with a satellite transmitter on January 23, 2018. Click here to track Kraken! #TrackinKraken   Thanks to Ben Hick for the fabulous photos.

First Fridays Preschool Program at Sugar Sand Park

Join Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for "My First Little Wonders" on March 2 at Sugar Sand Park. Please click here for additional information including registration (registration is through Sugar Sand Park, not Gumbo Limbo.)  

New Programs - Intracoastal Adventures

Join Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for our new on-water adventure programs! We are offering nature programs by canoe, kayak, and stand up paddle boards. Space is limited so be sure to register in advance by clicking on the date for each program. Registration is required and will close 48 hours before

Holiday Tree Recycling

The City of Boca Raton will be conducting a holiday tree recycling program from December 26 through January 21. Residents can drop off their “clean” holiday trees at 751 Banyan Trail located adjacent to Mizner Bark Dog Park. The City’s Recreation Services Department will pick up the trees and

Shop AmazonSmile and Support Sea Turtles

After Hurricane Irma hit Florida on September 11th, 2017, immediate attention was needed for thousands of sea turtle babies that had been washed back from the ocean onto the beaches. Due to the tidal surges and strong waves, it becomes very difficult for the baby turtles to get into deeper water.

Rescheduled: International Coastal Clean-up

Gumbo Limbo's International Coastal Clean-up has been rescheduled for October 28.  Please note the we will meet at Gumbo Limbo, and clean the beaches in Red Reef and South Beach Parks.  Pease register for this date (if you registered for the September date we need a new registration for this date). 

Halloween in the Garden

Click here to learn all about Halloween in the Garden and to make reservations today!

All About STEAMing through September!

How It Works Explore some of the City of Boca Raton’s amazing exhibits, programs and places, learn something cool, and win prizes in the process! Get your “STEAM through September” passport at any of the participating locations Complete one challenge in each of the (S)cience,

Tracking Turtles

Track Blitzen and Peanut   Some of our sea turtles listed  have been fitted with satellite tags and released!  These turtles were patients in Gumbo Limbo's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility, or they were educational turtles that were released.    Click here to learn more about Gumbo Limbo's