Joppa Flats Education Center

Overlooking the Merrimack River and near the entrance to Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Joppa Flats Education Center offers unique educational opportunities for people of all ages. Here, you can explore the region’s wildlife-rich habitats (salt marshes, mudflats, rivers, bays, and coastal waters) through guided tours, marine touch tanks, art exhibits, drop-in programs, and interpretive displays. Read more >

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday & Monday holidays, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

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Joppa Flats Sunrise © Jim Fenton
© Jim Fenton

Join us on October 18 for a slideshow and lecture by Mary Jacobsen that explores the connection between nature's well-being and our own.

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Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More

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