Effective August 11, 2021, masks are required in all City of Asheville buildings. 
As a park within the City of Asheville, the WNC Nature Center will require masks for visitors ages five and older in all indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status. 

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!

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!

Simply call the hotel front desk (828-772-3188) and ask for the Wild WNC Zoo deal!

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!

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!