Family Activities:

Tree Hill Nature Center


Tree Hill Nature Center

7152 Lone Star Rd., Jacksonville, FL

Its small, intimate museum holds natural science and exhibits and small live animals such as turtles, snakes, fish, insects, an owl, and an opossum. Outside, a number of short trails gets kids outdoors to experience firsthand what they learned inside. They can also explore butterfly and other gardens. The nature center offers guided trail tours and Animal Encounter programs.

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday