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The Wild Center Experience

Discover all the new ways you can see into the wild world. Admission is free for all members. Tickets are good for two consecutive days.

Indigenous voices come together to bring you Ways of Knowing at The Wild Center.

Parent with child exploring The Wild Center's campus.

Have a day? Two? Want to explore the area? Bringing children? Want to become a member? We’re here to help you plan your visit to The Wild Center and the surrounding region.

Wild Walk

Walk up a trail of bridges to the treetops of the Adirondack forest. Visit a four-story twig tree house, swing on bridges, clamber over a spider’s web or climb to the full-sized bald eagle’s nest at the highest point.

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Wild Center's Planet Adirondack, NOAA Science on a Sphere (SOS)

Inside

Inside The Wild Center explore 54,000-square-feet of exhibit halls, meet one of our many animals at an animal encounter, join us for a live show, or watch one of many amazing films.

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Outside

Outside you can walk woodland trails, head to the river to canoe or paddleboard with a guide, explore Wild Walk, or discover the magic of the Pines Play Area, a wild playground in the forest where children can connect to their inner Huck Finn.  There are 81 acres to explore.

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“linger in this glorious place…”

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