Riverwoods Field Laboratory, nestled on 15 acres of land adjacent to the Kissimmee River, is the perfect setting for research, adventure and education. Our facility contains a fully-furnished, air-conditioned Visitors' Center with a large kitchen and meeting room that seats up to 25 people. We have overnight accommodations with single beds in 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for up to 20 guests. Be sure to bring your own bedding and food. There is a screened-in picnic house complete with a charcoal grill for outdoor BBQ. We have a fire pit with benches and firewood for a nice campfire – so be sure to bring s'mores!
Take a look inside our Visitors’ Center !
Come to Riverwoods Field Lab to explore the Kissimmee River and learn about the history, environmental science and engineering involved in the restoration project! You will cruise in style on board our new and improved Kissimmee Explorer II – a 30-foot US Coast Guard certified vessel. Our covered pontoon boat holds a maximum of 17 adults and up to 20 students. We have a US Coast Guard certified Masters Captain and crew that provides interpretive educational programs for secondary students, teachers and adults. It is the perfect way to explore the Kissimmee River and learn about the beautiful success of the Restoration Project! Learn more about our Student Field Studies Program and our Explore the Kissimmee River Eco-tours for adults.