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Wild Walk: A Behind the Scenes Tour

March 5, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


See the WNC Nature Center like never before, behind the scenes!  The tour includes learning about how we feed and care for the animals (including the predators, such as the mountain lion), an animal enrichment session, and exclusive interactions with the keepers that care for our animals.  Tickets include admission for the day and takes place mainly outdoors.

The tour is for ages 14 and up. Masks are encouraged indoors, and required when are near the animals.

*Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be made 1 week prior to the event for a full refund.  If the event is cancelled due to weather or COVID related concerns, full refunds will be issued


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March 5, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Friends of the WNC Nature Center


WNC Nature Center
75 Gashes Creek Road
Asheville, 28805 United States
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