Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

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Hours of Operation

Nature Center and Aquariums

  • Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Monday, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Columbus Day, Monday, October 9, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Nature Trails

  • Monday - Sunday, 7:00 am - Sunset

Construction Notice 

Construction of our new ADA accessible observation tower has begun!  Due to construction, a portion of our boardwalk loop has been closed for your safety.  To avoid backtracking, please stay to the western side of the boardwalk loop.  We anticipate the completion of this project in Spring 2024.

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We continue with the transition and enhancement of our Sea Turtle Rehabilitation to the Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards. Our sea turtle patients and residents are currently visiting other facilities and receiving exceptional treatment and care. Learn more about the transition.

In the meantime, we invite you to visit the other great areas of the Nature Center including the trails, gopher tortoises, aquariums, butterfly garden and exhibits.

  1. STEAM through September

    This September, the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Department is excited to announce the seventh annual STEAM through September city-wide scavenger hunt! Additional Info...
  2. 2023 Sea Turtle Nesting Totals

    See nesting totals for the 2023 nesting season. Learn more...
  3. Record Breaking Number of Sea Turtle Nests in Boca Raton

    A record number of sea turtle nests have been laid on the beaches of Boca Raton this summer. Additional Info...
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Address: 1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

Phone: 561-544-8605

Sea Turtle Rescue Line: 561-212-8691

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