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

Sanctuary News & Events

Green Jay at the King Ranch in Texas (Photo: David Moon)
Green Jay (Photo: David Moon)

Come to Joppa on October 17 for a lecture by Sanctuary Director David Moon to find out why birders get so excited by the south coast of Texas and the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

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Upcoming Programs

January 19, 2019 5:00am - 7:00pm
The Superbowl of Birding is a unique, 12-hour team competition, for which teams of birders of all ages...
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Birthday Parties


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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