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Manatee Lagoon in Riviera Beach offers exhibits & webcam & it’s free

Interactive educational exhibits, solar trees and opportunities for selfies are featured at a waterfront attraction in Riviera Beach. Entry to Manatee Lagoon is free. Parking is free.

Manatees occasionally hang out in the warm water discharge from the FPL power facility, especially in winter, and the venue includes a deck for watching them, and webcams for watching them online.

It’s an ideal idea for a free excursion with the family.

Photo & Featured Photo/Manatee Lagoon an FPL eco-discovery center

Manatee Lagoon includes

  • interactive educational exhibits
  • augmented reality 3D animated solar tree exhibit
  • lagoonside presentations focusing on information about manatees, usually at 2 p.m.
  • waterfront deck overlooking Lake Worth Lagoon with opportunities to watch wildlife, including manatees usually during winter
  • picnic area
  • gift shop
  • free yoga for adults, usually 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays & and 8 a.m. Saturdays, registration is required, 561-626-2833
  • Wonderlands of the Lake Worth Lagoon Watershed photo exhibit from Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management
  • live webcam

Manatee Lagoon is at 6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 561-626-2833, website

Photo/Manatee Lagoon an FPL eco-discovery center

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