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Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre campus along the banks of the Sacramento River with educational and entertaining activities and experiences that interpret the relationship between humans and nature. The Park tells the story of the region and its people through a museum that includes the Visible River Aquarium, Native American history and exhibits, interactive experiments, and changing exhibitions; wildlife exhibits; Paul Bunyan's Forest Camp; California's largest North American butterfly house (seasonal); an amphitheater; and, across the Sacramento River, the McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. The gardens feature 20 acres of Mediterranean climate display gardens, a children’s garden, medicinal garden, and two beautiful and unique water features. Enjoy a snack and refreshments at the Museum Store and Coffee Bar, which has captivating views of the Sacramento River as well as the world-famous Sundial Bridge. As a gateway to the Sacramento River Trails, Turtle Bay celebrates far Northern California as part of the world we share.