Indoors at The Wild Center you can spend hours exploring.  There are many fascinating things to do and see.

Ways of Knowing

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

touch a cloud on an alpine summit


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.

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.


Planet Adirondack

Watch the Earth come to life in Planet Adirondack, an amazing display that will help you see the world with new eyes.


Flammer Theater

Every day there are feature films in the Flammer Theater.


“The Wild Center is an opportunity for family fun, mixing educational activities with captivating indoor and outdoor adventures, all in the scenic heart of upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountains.”
Volunteers at The Wild Center.

Just off the Hall of the Adirondacks, The Naturalist’s Cabinet has drawers and boxes filled with curiosities that will pique your natural curiosity.  Take a seat and have some fun playing and exploring.