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Remembering Steve Bass

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrates the life of former manager, Steve Bass.  Steve shared his love of nature with the staff, volunteers, and visitors for 13 years reaching thousands of people of all ages.  He was an engaging educator and loved telling stories to captivate his audience whether

Food Truck Saturdays in July

Stop by Gumbo Limbo for a visit...and lunch!

Closed on 4th of July

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center will be closed July 4.  Regular hours resume July 5. Have a happy and safe holiday!          

Sea Turtle Nest Totals

Learn how many sea turtles nests have been laid on Boca Raton beaches this season.

Summer Camp is Better Than Ever

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is pleased to offer two different summer camps.  Both camps offer week-long sessions that vary each week by age group and hours.  Please note that the registration for each of these camps is handled differently.  Please read the information below and follow the links to

Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction

Come join Gumbo Limbo Nature Center as we celebrate Earth Day by hosting an outdoor screening of the documentary "Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction." Event includes free admission, popcorn, and candy. We welcome you to bring your lawn chairs or blankets, sit under the stars and enjoy

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.

Eco-Watch: What a Fish Knows

Our March Eco Watch is going to be with author and scientist, Jonathan Balcombe, speaking about his latest book, What a Fish Knows.

The Latest Hammock Happenings

The latest issue of Hammock Happenings is now available!  Check it out and learn about our new programs, what happens when we get new fish for our aquariums, and the effect foxes have on sea turtle nesting.  The March-April program calendar can be found in the center, and reservation details for the

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