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Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

Access for All
Accessible Parking
Beaches
Biking
Birding
Boat Tours
Camping
Concessions
Entrance Fee
Fishing
Hiking, Walking
Historic Site
Interpretive Exhibit
Lodge
Museum
Paddling
Paddling Ramp
Pavilion
Picnic
Playground
Restrooms
Shower
Swimming
Tours
Water Fountain
Wildlife Viewing
  •  Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - boardwalk to view St. George Sound
  • Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center- interpretation center
  • Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - parking and entrance walkway

108 Island Dr. 

Eastpoint, FL 32328

850-670-7700

http://apalachicolareserve.com

Access for All
Accessible Parking
Birding
Hiking, Walking
Interpretive Exhibit
Museum
Restrooms
Water Fountain

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses 246,766 acres of public lands and waters in the Florida Panhandle. The Reserve boundaries include 52 miles of the lower river and its associated floodplain, most of Apalachicola Bay, two barrier islands, part of a third, and several small out-parcels.

The Nature Center welcomes the general public to visit and enjoy a variety of educational, interactive and live exhibits.

Birding and Wildlife Viewing

Bird and Wildlife Viewing

Look for birds and wildlife along the boardwalks. 

 

 Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - interpretation and bench along walkway
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - boardwalk to view St. George Sound
Hiking and Walking
Boardwalk Trail
Activity Time: 1 hour
Gravel parking lot leads to two wood-plank boardwalks for nature viewing, with benches. 
 
Reviews & Comments
"Great interpretation and views"
"loved the marsh boardwalk"
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - boardwalk to view St. George Sound
Museum
Aquarium and Interactive Displays
Activity Time: 2 hours. 
Visitor Center - Gravel parking and walkway to elevator, signage with phone number to call for assistance with electric scooter, inside wide, water fountains, benches, restroom. 
 
Reviews & Comments
"Loved the aquarium tanks"
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - inside the Center
 Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - interpretation inside Center
 Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - restroom
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - water fountain
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - parking and entrance walkway
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center - walkway surface

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