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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

#39 of 168 things to do in Richmond Features Animals
400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
+1 804-652-1470
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Great time!

Stopped in here with my wife and 9 year old son on a quick trip to Richmond. The nature center is... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Great family activity - for free

You can't beat the price - FREE! The nature center is set up to inform and entertain. So many... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
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400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
+1 804-652-1470
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped in here with my wife and 9 year old son on a quick trip to Richmond. The nature center is great, but be advised to check the hours of the center. They closed at 4:30 pm the day we were there, but the hours...More

Thank sailor11101
Reviewed 2 February 2017

You can't beat the price - FREE! The nature center is set up to inform and entertain. So many outside activities as well - awesome playground, fishing, nature trails. This is a wonderful place to take your kids.

Thank Newkentmom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I lived inrichmond many years before I found this wonderful park. The 3 lakes are great. You can walk , ride bikes, even fish . The playgrounds are great for young and older children . And the best is the nature center where you can...More

Thank Grazyna B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I went here with my wife and kids. The trails are nice along the lakes and easy to walk with little kids. The nature center is a worth a stop if it is open. The playground has some nice equipment for kids of all ages.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stopped to visit on a hot humid sunny day, so we did not walk the trails. The deck around the building offered great views of the very active turtles that inhabit the pond. We were also able to view their outdoor aquarium from the...More

Thank M F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Free entertainment for a variety of interests and age levels. Have been with small children and high school aged kids. Can fish with license but need to bring your own equipment. Nature Center is air-conditioned and wild life is well described. Handicap accessible.

Thank TerryD219
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Just recently found the center - it was great! Inside there are exhibits to walk around and see. Outside there is a little lake to walk around and a playground area that's fairly extensive! Love that it's free!!

Thank Lakegrlva
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here before, it was a little rainy, but ok on the trails. Lots of turtles in the pond off the deck. The nature center was not open & the playground was crowded for a while with vans of kids from a summer...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Henrico County Rec & Parks does a fantastic job at maintaining this nature center. They have a huge fish tank, and they have other tanks of snakes, turtles, and lizards. It's a great place for kids to learn about animals, and they can also enjoy...More

Thank Holly Z
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Three Lakes has a lot to offer - multiple places to fish, if you like doing so. It is nicely shaded around the lakes, as they are in the woods, which helps when you go in the summer. It's also very pretty in the fall...More

Thank Al4gzuz2
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Kai C
Hi I would like bring my family for a picnic . What do I need to do to be able to come to the park. Also what are the hours on the weekend?
27 May 2015|
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