Man exploring visitor center
Teacher and student checking out the oyster boat
Alligator on display
Learn about the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve


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Visitor Sign at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

Visit The Reserve's Nature Center

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve's home is located at 108 Island Drive (State Road 300) at Cat Point in Eastpoint, Florida. Visitors enter along a winding nature path and learn about local habitat types. Exhibits and aquaria inside give them a sense of where they are in Florida and the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint watershed. A coastal walk from the Nature Center to the shoreline gives further opportunities to learn about and enjoy the natural setting. Below are printable tri-fold brochures with additional recreation opportunities within the Reserve.

Friends of the Reserve