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Rome-Floyd ECO Center

393 Riverside Parkway, Rome, GA 30161


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Monday-Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm & Last Saturday of the month 10:00am-2:00pm (March-October)

The Rome-Floyd ECO Center’s mission is to inspire children and adults to experience the ecology of Northwest Georgia.


  • Large scale aquariums featuring fish, turtles and frogs native to the Etowah, Coosa, and Oostanaula (ECO) rivers.
  • Live alligator and snake exhibits
  • Indigenous plantings that are tagged surround the center
  • Wetland Demonstration area
  • Located adjacent to ECO Greenway, Ridge Ferry Park playgrounds, & picnic areas
  • Offers interactive educational programs throughout the year View Details


  • The center is designed for use by school groups to learn about the rivers in this area and for general public education.
  • Tours of the Rome-Floyd E.C.O.  Center can be arranged in conjunction with the rental of the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday, the City of Rome’s 45-passenger excursion boat.


  • Parking is free and is located at the bottom of the hill beside the ECO Center
  • Top parking lot is designated for handicap parking only.

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