Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: (561) 544-8605
Nature Center & Aquariums:
Monday - Saturday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, 12 PM - 4 PM
Monday-Sunday, 7 AM - Dusk
Note: Restrooms are not available when the Nature Center is closed.
Closed (including trails):
New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day
Suggested $5.00 donation per person
Boardwalk and Tower Renovations:
Update: The south portion of the boardwalk will be closed from 12/10/18 - 2/1/19. Users will not be able to walk from the Nature Center to Red Reef West; please use the sidewalk along A1A. Thank you.
Phase 2 of the boardwalk and tower renovation has begun. At times, sections of the boardwalk may be closed without notice. The renovations are expected to be completed in Spring 2019. We thank you for your patience during this process.
Click here for a map of the property (PDF)
There is free parking on site. There is no beach parking permitted at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Additional parking is available in the Red Reef West parking lot, at the south end of our boardwalk (note: this is metered parking).
For the safety of our Visitors, Volunteers, and Staff, all outdoor facilities including the boardwalk, trails, Aquariums, and Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility, are closed when lightning is in the area.