Riverside Nature Center Wetlands
The Nature Center was originally designed to overlook a wetlands of one of the oxbows which once existed along the Animas River. The wetlands were constructed and the wildlife have inhabited it. The wetlands serve as a refuge for wildlife and provides people an unique viewing opportunity from the Nature Center and specific points on the trail. Come and enjoy this wonderful hideaway in Animas Park
While visiting the Nature Center, don't forget to visit the Herb and Xeriscape Gardens.
Join us every Tuesday for bird watching at the Riverside Nature Center at 8:00 a.m., April to September and at 9:00 a.m., October to March.
Join Education Specialist Donna Thatcher and the Tuesday Birders for a guided bird walk through Animas and Berg parks. Plan for a leisurely stroll of one to two miles and don’t forget your binoculars. Come early for coffee or stay late and bring food for lunch in the observation room.