Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center, is a FREE Palm Beach County educational attraction with a dedicated area for viewing manatees up close. The 16,000-square-foot center will feature engaging, hands-on exhibits for visitors to learn all about these endangered and unique creatures as well as the natural wonders of the surrounding Lake Worth Lagoon. On cold winter days, the facility’s observation deck will be the ideal spot to view manatee herds basking in the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light Company’s adjacent Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center.
Additional amenities include:
» Free admission and parking
» Multi-functional Education Center
» Two levels of exhibit and observation areas
» Picnic area and pavilion
» Gift store and cafe
» Manatee webcam
Address: Manatee Lagoon, 100 Broadway, Riviera Beach, FL 33404; Phone: (561) MANATEE or (561) 626-2833; www.visitmanateelagoon.com. For GPS or driving directions to the entrance of Manatee Lagoon, please use: 6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL.