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RECREATION & PARKS

Three Lakes Park & Nature Center

400 Sausiluta Drive | Henrico, VA   23227 | Phone: (804) 262-5055

Description

Three Lakes Park and Nature Center bring together the three worlds of air, water, and land for visitors to explore. The Nature Center is a 6,500 square foot facility featuring a variety of exhibits designed to provide hands-on experiences. The 50,000 gallon aquarium also gives visitors a “fish-eye” view of the underwater world.

The exhibits in the Nature Center will introduce visitors to the plant and animal life native to the area and wildlife living in the wetlands and woodlands of the park. By providing an assortment of live exhibits, dioramas, and interactive displays, the Nature Center offers something for every field of natural interest and is appropriate for all ages.

Programs and tours are held throughout the year at Three Lakes Park & Nature Center.

Hours of Operation

Three Lakes Park is open daily from dawn to dusk.

Nature Center Hours

March-May
Tuesday-Sunday: Noon-4:30pm

June-August:
Tuesday-Friday: 10am-4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon-4:30pm

 

Amenities

Fishing
Hiking/Nature Trail
Open Play Area
Picnic Area
Picnic Reservations
Picnic Shelter
Play Equipment
Restrooms

Programs

Free Activities

Nature Series
All ages. Join nature center staff as we open up our class- room doors to visitors with a variety of items/treasures from our nature collections. Staff will be on hand to present information and answer questions. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. Free.

  • Predators of the Sea: Sharks:  W, Jul 9, 10-11am.
  • The Nature of Turtles: W, Jul 23, 10-11am.
  • Mega-monsters: Dinosaurs: W, Aug 6, 10-11am.
  • Ssslither!: Snakes: W, Aug 20, 10-11am.

 Classes

Name Ages Date(s) Time Fee(s)

Mudmania

4-5

Th, 4/24

3pm

 $6.00

Mudmania 4-5 Su, 7/13 1:30pm $6.00
Fireflies 4-5 Su, 7/27 1:30pm $6.00
Make Way for Monarchs! Any

Sa, 8/2

10am $6.00

 

Registration is required in advance for all programs with a fee.

To view a complete list of Recreation programs and register online, visit HCRP Connect.

Facility Reservations

Park Map

Special Features

Nature Center

Map

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