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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

#41 of 171 things to do in Richmond Features Animals
400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
+1 804-652-1470
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Rainy day visit

We have been here before, it was a little rainy, but ok on the trails. Lots of turtles in the pond... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
Jen B
via mobile
Great for kids

Henrico County Rec & Parks does a fantastic job at maintaining this nature center. They have a huge... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Holly Z
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400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
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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
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Went here for the first time thinking it was just another park and was very surprised and delighted to see not only the three lakes but the nature center and aquarium! A free place! It was beautifully displayed in the nature center--much more than I...More

1  Thank KK428
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I hadn't even heard of this place before I looked up parks near the Richmond International Raceway, and I am so glad to have found this treasure! The play area is so much fun, with animal statues children can climb on, slides, swings, and it...More

Thank jennif29
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Nice and very relaxing area. The fish eye view aquarium was really nice. Also loved the park they had things for kids on multiple agree levels.

Thank Erika E
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

It is so disappointing to see people throwing trash everywhere. The lake water is nasty. Play area is the only thing that is good about this place.

Thank Prash B
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The center itself is well-maintained and interesting, with a great underwater view into their large pond housing native fish. There is a playground across the parking lot. There are usually a variety of birds to see around the lakes, as well as turtles and a...More

3  Thank WingedWolfPsion
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I brought my son's friend here one Sunday. I should have checked the opening times for Sunday as they only open at 12. Since we got there at 11am, we walked around the lake and observed the nature around us. An hour is long for...More

1  Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Visited this nature center while visiting the area for a sporting event and had some time to burn ! This is not a several hour place ! Kids loved the nature center and all the turtles ! We took an easy walk around the lakes...More

1  Thank Holly H
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