The Riverside Nature Center is a non-profit arboretum with wildlife and native plant sanctuary located on the Guadalupe River at 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, Texas. The gardens are open daily without charge.Work out when and for how long to visit Riverside Nature Center and other Kerrville attractions using our handy Kerrville day trip website.
The center was first envisioned in 1987 by Susan Sander, with the Riverside Nature Center Association (RNCA) organized in 1989. Today's site was purchased in 1992. With extensive clearing and planting, it has become an arboretum with over 140 tree species, approximately 200 species of wildflowers, cacti, shrubs, and native grasses. It also contains a butterfly plant garden, sensory garden with Braille signs, and natural area with river trail.
Riverside Nature Center reviews
Very helpful staff. Very interesting walk. Nice place to spend time looking at the different plants native to Texas. more »
Riverside Nature Center currently has a great interactive exhibit and related activities about birds in our lives. Easy to read and understand information presented in a very engaging and... more »
It is free to go there so the minimum you give should be five stars for that matter. Besides that, if you walk a little into it to the river, it is very beautiful. Bring some shoes that can get wet and you can walk through the river on a hot day. Or walk alone until you come to the end of it. While the park isn't that big, it shows quite some nature and there are many places a couple can sit and have a good cuddle time.
Great place to visit and check out the exhibits and nature walk with all plants and trees . There is also a small gift shop with some unique jewelry and t-shirt d
Plan your trip to Kerrville
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Kerrville
Side trips from Kerrville
Hidden gems in Kerrville
Nearby attractions in Kerrville
Shopping in Kerrville
Museums in Kerrville
Trips to Riverside Nature Center by other users
9 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral Briscoe Western Art Museum Battle For Texas: The Experience 1 day in Kerrville & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Kerrville Las Vegas 7 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Beaumont Galveston Lubbock 16 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES San Antonio Luling Lockhart 32 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral Briscoe Western Art Museum SPY The Exhibit 49 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Dallas Waco Austin