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 closed for the month of April for exhibit installation. The Center will open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 3 and 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.

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Current Hours

The Wild Center is closed for the month of April for exhibit installation. The Center will open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 3 and 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).

  • 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.

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touch a cloud on an alpine summit

Exhibits

In the Hall of the Adirondacks, you can spend time with a myriad fish, turtles, and other animal and plant species, and get a deeper understanding and appreciation of the inner workings of nature in this unique region.

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Oxbow overlook

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.

“linger in this glorious place…”

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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.