Welcome to The Wild Center

Find new ways to connect with nature through experiences like Wild Walk, Climate Solutions, Forest Music, Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork,  and get to know some of the Adirondack animal ambassadors that call The Wild Center home.


The Wild Center is open daily from 10am to 5pm.



  • Adult Ticket (18 - 64)Online: $23 | At the Door: $24
  • Senior/Military Ticket (65+)Online: $21 | At the Door: $22
  • Youth Ticket (5 - 17)Online: $13 | At the Door: $14
  • Age 4 and UnderFree
  • MembersFree
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Getting Here

The Wild Center
45 Museum Drive
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

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It’s time to rediscover our backyard.  Find out what you’ll need to know before you visit.


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.


Climate Solutions

A new exhibit that explores the encouraging stories of people from across different backgrounds, generations and sectors who are building a web of climate solutions in their lives and communities.


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


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.


“The wonderful Wild Center…”

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