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Current Hours

The Wild Center is currently open daily through January 22 from 10 am to 5 pm. Wild Lights takes place nightly from 5 pm to 8pm.

  • Adult Ticket (18 - 64)$22
  • Senior/Military Ticket (65+)$20
  • Youth Ticket (5 - 17)$13
  • Age 4 and UnderFree
  • MembersFree

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Please note: The timeframes listed on the reservation page represent when your party should plan to arrive.  Once at the Center, please feel free to stay as long as you would like. All sales are final. There are no refunds, cancellations or rescheduling.

While we all love our pets, dogs, except for service dogs, are not allowed in the Center, on Wild Walk, or on our trail system during open hours.

Aerial view of The Wild Center

Welcome!

Welcome to our backyard. Learn what to expect during your visit.

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Wild Lights presented by Merrill L. Thomas, Inc.

Friday, Saturday and Holiday evenings this winter: wander into our enchanting, illuminated winter wonderland to explore the sights and sounds of Wild Lights, presented by Merrill L. Thomas, Inc.

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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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Outside

Outside you can walk woodland trails, head to the river to canoe 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 115 acres to explore.

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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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“The wonderful Wild Center…”

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