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

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

WILD: Salamanders-A workshop for educators!

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

The Nature Center will be hosting an educator training course run by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission! 

World Ocean Day Celebration

On World Ocean Day, Nature Center staff and volunteers will be making a splash in the Swannanoa River by hosting a river clean up in the morning with community partner RiverLink.
The WNC Nature Center will also be hosting a BioBlitz that afternoon by the river for the whole family to enjoy!

Wild Walk: A Behind the Scenes Tour

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

See the WNC Nature Center like never before, behind the scenes!

$35.00

Wild Walk: A Behind the Scenes Tour

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

See the WNC Nature Center like never before-Behind the scenes!

$35.00

Wild Walk: A Behind the Scenes Tour

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

See the WNC Nature Center like never before-Behind the scenes!

$35.00

Virtual Halloween Photo Contest – Submissions Due 11/3

Virtual Event

Could you be the pick of the patch? The WNC Nature Center is having a virtual costume contest this Halloween! Entering is easy - take a picture of your child, pet, and/or family in their Halloween costume and email it to intern@wildwnc.org. All submissions are due by November 3. Voting will start November 7 on the Nature Center Facebook […]

Wild Walk: A Behind the Scenes Tour

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

See the WNC Nature Center like never before-Behind the scenes!

$35.00

Wolf Howl for Kids!

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

Join us for an exciting, family-friendly night of learning about wild canines and howling with the wolves!

$15.00 – $20.00

Wolf Howl

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

Join us for an exciting night of learning about wolf ecology and howling with the wolves!

$30.00

Wolf Howl

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

Join us for an exciting night of learning about wolf ecology and howling with the wolves!

$30.00

Wolf Howl for Kids!

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

Join us for an exciting, family-friendly night of learning about wild canines and howling with the wolves!

$15.00 – $20.00

Wolf Howl for Kids!

WNC Nature Center 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville

Join us for an exciting, family-friendly night of learning about wild canines and howling with the wolves!

$15.00 – $20.00