Open 361 Days a Year: Admissions 10:00am – 3:30pm; park closes at 4:30pm

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Reservations are not required, and tickets do not need to be purchased online in advance.

Raffle Ticket


Try your luck and enter a raffle to win a gift basket valued at over $100. Tickets are $3 each or four for $10.

Get one free ticket when you visit the shop November 24-26!


Our Conservation Basket highlights some of our best give back vendors which support habitat restoration and wildlife conservation with every purchase.

  • 3 pack of Toddler Socks that Protect Wildlife — connecting people and world-changing nonprofits with every step
  • Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees, & Butterflies (Southeast) — 250+ pages on turning your backyard into a polinator oasis
  • Purifyling Forest World Land Trust Candle — set in a beautifully reusable glass holder, purchasing this candle helps re-plant threatened habitats
  • Chipotle Season Salt — fair-trade, small batch, gluten-free, vegan and directly funding the conservation of endangered animals

The Critters Basket features items dedicated to our new baby boom at the Nature Center

  • Original Canvas Pawprint Art — several of our animals create art as part of their enrichment program, keep a piece of the center at home with this unique piece
  • Silicone Rocks Glass with a howling wolf logo — microwave, diswasher, and freezer safe silicone
  • Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains written and illistrated by local writer Lee James Pantas
  • Bobcat Cub 8″ Plush — by Wildlife Artists, this plushy also funds wildlfife conservation
  • Photo Magnet (2 pack) — one magnet of the newborn red wolf puppy pack and one of a drawing Tufts the bobcat by one of our phenominal volunteers

Please note: baskets are for display only. Prizes can be shipped to the continetal US for free. Other areas may require an additional processing fee.

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Ticket Options

1 Ticket for Conservation Basket, 4 Tickets for Conservation Basket, 1 Ticket for Critters Basket, 4 Tickets for Critters Basket