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The two RV Gypsies
at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
1801 N. Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton 33432
November 13, 2016

USA map showing location of Florida Florida map showing location of Boca Raton

The Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex, also known as the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, is a nature center owned and operated by the city of Boca Raton, Florida. It is closed on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. All Nature Center facilities, including outdoor areas and parking lots are closed outside of its regular hours; Monday - Saturday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, 12 PM - 4 PM

Admission and parking was free but a $5.00 donation per person is suggested.

There is no beach parking permitted at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Picnicking is not permitted on Gumbo Limbo property. Pets (with the exception of ADA recognized service animals) are not permitted anywhere on Gumbo Limbo or Red Reef property.

  • Proper attire including shirts and shoes are required at all times. No bathing suites. Sunbathing is not permitted on the property.

  • Most areas are wheelchair accessible.

  • The boardwalks require extensive upkeep and are not designed for rough use.¬†Bicycles, roller blades, roller skates, scooters, or other recreational vehicles are not permitted on boardwalks. Wheelchairs and strollers are permitted on the boardwalks.

  • Minors are required to have adult supervision at all times.

  • Smoking is prohibited.

Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex shig

The two RV Gypsies followed the blue fish that were painted on the pathway. It led them to the Marine Aquariums which house stingrays, lobsters, eels, sea turtles and native fish.

big eel big fish

Then the two RV Gypsies followed the butterflies painted on the pathways to the Butterfly Garden, which was not very impressive.

Butterfly Garden sign flower in the Butterfly Garden
Butterfly Garden sign Butterfly Garden sign

Below: The two RV Gypsies took a quick glance at the Intercoastal Waterway. Swimming was not allowed in this area.

the Intercoastal Waterway

Then it was on to see the sea turtles.

sign about Peanut the sea turtle
Peanut the sea turtle

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back in Florida
October 14, 2016 - December 31, 2016

USA map showing location of Florida

You may visit these sections in any order you choose.

bullet Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort - Citra, Florida

The two RV Gypsies spent a couple of days with friends in Englewood, Florida - no photos were taken

bullet The two RV Gypsies met their newborn great-granddaughter

bullet Halloween, Veterans Day Celebration at their great-grandson's school, and Pompano Beach with the Dickersons

bullet Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex - Boca Raton (this page)

bullet Hollywood Beach and LeTub

bullet Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach

bullet Key Lime House Restaurant in Lantana

bullet Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation - 3 pages

bullet A Snow Day in Florida

bullet Thanksgiving and Christmas 2016

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