ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center at the
Center for Lake Champlain ECHO at
the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain educates and delights people about the Ecology,
Culture, History, and Opportunities for stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin.
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center is located at the
for Lake Champlain, on Vermont's Burlington Waterfront. ECHO
70 live species, over 100 interactive experiences, seasonal changing
exhibits and events -all exploring the Ecology, Culture, History, and
for stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin. The 2.2 acre
Leahy Center environmental
campus is also highlighted by the Lake
Champlain Basin Program Resource Room,
UVM?s Rubenstein Ecosystem
Science Laboratory, Lake Champlain Navy Memorial,
ECHO?s Eclectic Gift
Shop, and green-themed Think! Café. Open year-round,
10 a.m.-5 p.m.,
except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day.
and location info:
Admission is $7-$9.50; children under 3 and K-12 classroom
with credential ID are free.
For more information visit
call 1-877-ECHOFUN, or write to ECHO Lake Aquarium
and Science Center, Leahy
Center for Lake Champlain, One College
Street, Burlington, VT 05401.
Turtle Face Tank
Discover the ecology, culture, history,
and opportunities the Lake Champlain Basin has to offer! Guest of all ages will
enjoy our 100 hands-on interactive exhibits and over 60 species of live fish,
amphibians, and reptiles.
a spectacular multimedia object theatre.
BE A WATERSHED WEATHER
Go on camera with real weather maps starring as a guest meteorologist
for WPTZ NewsChannel 5.
BELUGA WHALE DIG!
Use goggles, scraper
and brush-and unearth recreated whale bones in our new dig site.
Travel back in time to explore the ancient world of the Champlain Valley.
From the bizarre to the beautiful - meet live frogs
from six continents, test your frog call tracking skills, and "morph"
yourself into a frog.
LAKE CHAMPLAIN NAVY MEMORIAL
The Lake Champlain
Navy Memorial is located at Hoehl Park on the Leahy Campus.
Experience world class exhibits in ECHO's Traveling Exhibit
Travel back in time to explore the world of the Champlain Valley when the Adirondack
Mountains were as high as the Himalayas or to the time when beluga whales and
seals swam in the salty waters of the Champlain Sea. Pick up a sea star, build
your own mountain or try your hand at eroding mountain rocks. These activities
and much more await your explorations as you uncover the mysterious time Before
Passing by the 20-foot waterfall, cascading down a Vermont limestone
face, visitors ascend to a landing where they come face-to-face with ECHO's first
live habitat. The River's End tank provides a glimpse at a variety of live fish,
frogs, and turtles found in the Basin. Explore this 2,750 gallon river community
where currents, waterfalls and shoreline vegetation provide a home for chain pickerel,
long-nosed gar, bullfrogs, garter snakes, painted turtles and many other diverse
residents of the River's End.
here to visit the ECHO Website
Saranac Lake, New York 12983
Phone: 518-891-3745 Fax: 518-891-3768