Skip the Line: General Admission to River Bend Nature Center Ticket
River Bend Nature Center (RBNC) is a 20 acre, non-profit environmental education facility. River Bend connects people to their natural environment through educational activities, environmental awareness, and conservation examples. Our most popular attractions are Peyton’s Place which is filled with flowering plants and hundreds of gorgeous, living butterflies. The Bryant Edwards Learning Center contains over 30 live exhibits, such as turtles, salamanders, insects, and frogs. There is always plenty to see and observe! The Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly and Nature Conservatory is a one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art, 7,000 sq. ft. glass structure. It is home to prairie dogs, fish, turtles, and butterflies, and is landscaped with prairie grasses, trees, shrubs, and wildflowers of the Rolling Plains. RBNC has over 17 acres of bottomland forest, trails, gardens, and wetlands. Come on out and see River Bend Nature Center, it is truly a special place to explore and learn.
per adult from
1 to 2 hours
What's included :
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - River Bend Nature Center
- Guaranteed to skip the lines
What's excluded :
- Visit: River Bend Nature Center, 2200 3rd St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301-3041
Bryant Edwards Learning Center – Exhibit Hall
The exhibit hall contains numerous live exhibits, from amphibians to arachnids there is plenty to see and observe! Seasonal exhibits ensure that there’s always something new to discover at RBNC!
Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
The Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly and Nature Conservatory is a one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art, 7,000 sq. ft. glass structure. It is stocked with native butterflies and landscaped with prairie grasses, trees, shrubs, and wildflowers of the Rolling Plains. Visitors can find many engaging activities in this indoor nature lab. There are over 100 native plant species and displays of area wildlife including prairie dogs, ornate box turtles, Bob White Quail, and much more! Visitors can even observe native aquatic life in an indoor pond! Natural plant cycles unfold throughout the conservatory throughout the year.
Come out and see RBNC’s butterfly enclosure! Peyton’s Place is filled with flowering plants and hundreds of gorgeous, living butterflies. These beautiful, delicate creatures will delight you as they flutter through the vegetation, stop to sip nectar, and occasionally land on lucky visitors.
Nature Trails and Wetlands
RBNC has over 17 acres of bottomland forest and wetlands. Come on out and see if you can spot native birds such as cardinals, blue jays, woodpeckers, mockingbirds, robins, wrens, and red-winged blackbirds. We also have families of skunks, grey fox, raccoons, opossums, and so much more!
Rotary North Library
The library contains many resources, including field guides, children’s stories, and computers.
Nature Gift Shop
Your source for nature-themed and eco-friendly gifts for all ages!
Elizabeth Prothro Pavilion and J. S. Bridwell Terrace
The Elizabeth Prothro Pavilion is a 7,000 sq.ft. outdoor covered area overlooking 15 acres of wooded forest. The J.S. Bridwell Terrace is an uncovered area that’s planted with native vegetation, both are great places to relax and enjoy a nice picnic!
United Children’s Garden
The Children’s Garden is teeming with life, take a walk down the winding path and discover a waterfall and pond, flowers, butterflies, dig for dinosaur bones and more!
Departure Point :River Bend Nature Center, 2200 3rd St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301-3041
Departure Time :5/1/2019 - 12/31/2022
Monday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.