Get up-close and personal with the turtle statues at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center – Boca Raton
The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a nature center owned and operated by the city of Boca Raton, Florida, located at 1801 N. Ocean Blvd. in that city. Gumbo Limbo sits on twenty acres of protected barrier island, the area between the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean. The complex includes an indoor museum with exhibits, a fish tank, and a gift shop, and some outdoor facilities including several large tanks for fish, turtles, and other sea life, a plank trail through the adjacent woods with an observation tower, and a clearing for observing butterflies. Events organized by the center include observations of sea turtles during their nesting season. Volunteers from the local community assist in the operation of this center and its events.