UPDATE: The WNC Nature Center has been working diligently to prepare for a safe reopening that follows CDC, State, and local guidelines. From September 28 to October 4, there will be a members-only week for Friends of the WNC Nature Center. We will reopen to the general public on Monday, October 5. Learn more here.

Open 361 Days a Year: Admissions 10:00am Р3:30pm; park closes at 4:30pm

Giveaways & Promotions

Check back often to see new giveaways and promotions from the Nature Center!

Visit Asheville Again On Us!

Did you visit the Nature Center while staying overnight in Asheville?

Take a simple survey and be entered into a quarterly drawing to win a two-night stay at an Asheville hotel!

Free Shipping for Gift Shop Orders over $75

Check out our online Gift Shop for t-shirts, masks, jewelry, hats, and plush animals.

All orders over $75 receive FREE USPS priority shipping - just choose the option at checkout!

Monthly Member Giveaways

Our e-newsletters feature a free giveaway each month to Friends of the WNC Nature Center members!

Giveaways include local gift cards, guest passes, and event tickets!

Special Asheville Hotel Deal

Our friends at Country Inn & Suites Westgate are offering a deal that includes breakfast, free parking, and two passes to the Nature Center!

Enter the code "Nature" to get the special rate!