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On a daytrip to Dartmouth, we visited Lloyd Center for the Environment.
Admission is free. Donations are accepted.
Inside the building, we looked at the salt water aquaria and the touch tank as well as the permanent exhibits. Hanging from the ceiling were several marine...More
My husband and I spent a couple of hours here on a recent Sunday afternoon. There were amazing exhibits in the museum, which was no charge, though there was a voluntary donation box. The observation area which overlooked the marsh/inlet was lovely and we could...More
Over the lovely Padnarum bridge to Smith Neck Rd and Little River Rd to the Lloyd Center. Albeit out of the way but it is in a quiet area and one does have some water views. The trails are very small and marked. I chose...More
The Lloyd Center is an ecological eerie for people to view the birds and other species from a hilltop sanctuary set within the treetops. Here talented scientists and docents do valuable research on biodiversity and education for all age levels. You can find yourself canoeing...More
We came with our dog for a short hike on the weekend. It was very quiet - only one or two other cars in the lot. There were plenty of trailhead signs, but trying to read the map was pretty tough! They could use a...More
These guys have become such a resource for Southeastern Massachusetts.
They are passionate environmental educators (teaching thousands of children yearly) and have built a great destination location to learn about nature (can you say awesome walking trails and exhibits?)
As a local, I've wanted to visit here for some time. Finally did so when family was visting a few months ago.
Turns out that they were closed (ugh??) when we stopped in, but we were fortunate that one woman who works there told us...More
We have brought our young children (6 and 2yo) to the Lloyd Center many times throughout their lives and it never gets old. The hiking trails offer transitions from deciduous forest to a rocky coast. The indoor terrariums and aquariums have a nice variety of...More
This is a beautiful area - 82 acres overlooking Buzzard's Bay. You can visit for free - many hiking trails. They also have canoe's & kayaks (not sure if those are free). They also have many scheduled programs for kids which have a minimal cost...More