Welcome to The Wild Center

The Wild Center is temporarily suspending public operations until further notice in an effort to help combat the coronavirus (COVID 19), but you can still experience The Wild Center digitally.


Click here to updates regarding The Wild Center and COVID 19

Lunchtime Live

Lunchtime Live is bringing The Wild Center to you every Monday – Friday at 12pm!

Wild Center inside view

Virtual Visit

Take a spin around The Wild Center from the comfort of your home.


Digital Learning

Free, live educational distance learning programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am.

Wild Center and Greenleaf Pond

Live Cams

The Wild Center brings nature to you wherever you are via Live remote webcams.


Wild Content Hub

A library of content meant to put you in touch with nature.


“Whether you’re canoeing, hiking, or snowshoeing, you can savor your time at The Wild Center with that special someone by your side.”

owl encounter in The Great Hall

Every day our naturalists bring animals into the Big Wolf Great Hall for animal encounters.  Great for all ages, these close-up sessions feature porcupines, owls, snakes and many other fascinating species.

Family learns about feathers on Wild Walk

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.


  • MembersFree
  • Age 4 and UnderFree
  • Youth Ticket (5 - 17)$15
  • Adult Ticket (18 - 64)$22
  • Senior/Military Ticket (65+)$20

Tickets are good for two consecutive days.

Buy ticketsBecome a member

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Getting Here

The Wild Center
45 Museum Drive
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

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