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

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Construction is in progress around our barnyard area. During this time, our barnyard animals will be interacting with new habitats inside and outside of the barn and receiving daily enrichment. Please bear with us while we make improvements for our animals and guests!
Learn more about the project at wildwnc.org/gateway.

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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

$15.00 – $20.00

Painting with the Animals – SOLD OUT!

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

Sign the whole family up for a step-by-step instruction painting of Scruff, our Great Horned Owl at the WNC Nature Center!

$15.00 – $30.00