Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

Visit The Reserve's Nature Center

Anytime between 9am and 4pm, Tuesday - Saturday

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve's home is located at 108 Island Drive (State Road 300) at Cat Point in Eastpoint, Florida. Visitors enter along a winding nature path and learn about local habitat types. Exhibits and aquaria inside give them a sense of where they are in Florida and the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint watershed. A coastal walk from the Nature Center to the shoreline gives further opportunities to learn about and enjoy the natural setting. Below are guides to additional recreation opportunities within the Reserve.

The Friends of the Reserve is a private non-profit citizen organization supporting the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. Become a Member Today!

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Coming Events!
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Family Fridays at SGI
June 14, 21, 28
July 12,19, 26

Tuesday Turtle Talks (2-3p)
No longer on Wednesdays! Every Tuesday in June, July, and August.

Upcoming Reserve Wednesdays (2-3p)
June 19: Sea Turtle Research
July 17: Sharks
August 21: Meiofauna on Loggerheads