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Pardon Our Dust!

Our front porch will be under-going some much-needed TLC starting Monday, August 27.   During this time, please enter the Nature Center through the back door.  The front porch construction is expected to last a few days.  Thank you for your patience!  

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!          

Check Turtle Walk & Hatchling Release Availability

Check the availability of Turtle Walk and Hatchling reservations.

Tracking Turtles

Loggerhead Dune  was released with a satellite transmitter on May 23, 2018. Click here to track Dune 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.

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.