Welcome to The Wild Center

Explore The Wild Center and its new Wild Walk—an elevated trail across the Adirondack treetops. Find new ways to connect with nature through outdoor experiences like iForest and guided canoe trips, and explore a 54,000-square-foot museum with live animals and hands-on everything.


The Wild Center is currently open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am until 5pm. The Center will be open 7 days a week beginning Monday, May 27.


Wild Walk is currently closed for the season. Wild Walk will reopen beginning Friday, May 3, 2019 (weather permitting).


Ways of Knowing

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


Current Hours

The Wild Center is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am until 5pm.  Wild Walk is closed for the season. Wild Walk will reopen in May 2019 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning Friday, May 3, 2019, weather permitting

  • MembersFree
  • Age 4 and UnderFree
  • Youth Ticket (5 - 17)$10
  • Adult Ticket (18 - 64)$17
  • Senior/Military Ticket (65+)$15

Tickets are good for two consecutive days.

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Build a Greener Adirondacks

BAGA Conference and Expo – March 21 at The Wild Center.

Snowshoeing Trails

Explore the trails on the 115-acre campus on your own or on one of our guided Naturalist walks.

See things from a new perspective on Wild Walk. Hang out high above the forest floor in the spider’s web and take in the view from the eagle’s nest.

“The wonderful Wild Center…”

Frommer's Guides
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.

Winter scene of The Wild Center

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.