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The Wetlands Institute

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1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
+1 609-368-1211
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AMAZING PLACE Doing A Lot to Protect our Wetlands

I go at least twice a year. I take the kids and they learn all about how the wetlands and... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Holly H
Something Different to do while at the Beach

Was not a good beach day and we were tired of the boardwalk scene. Our interest in the local... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Ted S
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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This nature center features exhibits on local marine life, along with activities like kayaking and dune walks.
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1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
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+1 609-368-1211
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"salt marsh"
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"small aquarium"
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"live animals"
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"educational exhibits"
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"daily schedule"
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"nature walk"
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

I go at least twice a year. I take the kids and they learn all about how the wetlands and everything the wetlands do for us - from flood control to incubating sea life to providing a place for birds. They have a great kid...More

Thank Holly H
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Was not a good beach day and we were tired of the boardwalk scene. Our interest in the local diamondback turtles was piqued after seeing a few by our rental house. Find this place on the web and thought we would check it out. They...More

Thank Ted S
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We took our 2 grandkids here today (11 and 9 yrs old) and they loved it - hands on stuff and beautiful trails -

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Very cool experience checking out some of the creatures of the mashes and they even built walkways over the marshes so you can check out the wildlife from above. Went with my mother who is a wildlive photographer. She had a lot of fun

Thank Jeff F
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Very fun and entertaining bring a change of clothes you might get wet only one problem don't plan to go any where after the wetlands the tour guide does lots of talking and explaining

Thank Angelo L
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

If it's a rainy , or cloudy day, and thebeach is not in your plans, take a side trip to the Wetlands.

Thank Gary B
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice nature conservatory. But like anything with wildlife, the wildlife doesn’t always show up. I’ve visited here several times at different times of the year, this time the only wildlife I saw along the salt marsh trail were tree swallows who were building their nests...More

Thank P F B
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visited on a Sunday with our 7yo son and infant daughter. Staff could not have been friendlier - lots of great information and wonderful with the children. Smaller "aquarium" than I expected, but a nice range of sealife and the educational exhibits more than...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great little spot. We love to come by and bird. We walk the little trail and the new boardwalk and love the area!! It is small, but has lots to offer both educational for all or just a little stroll in the...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

My sister and I visited TWI in September for the Fall Migration Festival which we found out about from their Facebook page. Although it was a wonderful experience it was very confusing at first to figure out where we needed to go for each activity....More

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Admission: $8.00 ages 13 and up; $6.00 ages 3-12 Members admitted FREE. Winter Hours – October 10, 2016 through May 21, 2017: Open Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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