Western North Carolina Nature Center681 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
A 42 acre zoological park located in Gashes Creek Road The Western North Carolina Nature Center is home to over 60 species of animals and birds. Here you’ll find especially the animals native to the South of Appalachian Mountains. Founded in 1924 and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums the Nature center offer an array of Family as well as School Programs. Some of the place’s highlights are Appalachian Station, Otter Falls, World underground, Small Mammals, Red Wolf Run, Black Bear Ridge, Western North Carolina Farm and Trillium Nature Trail. A fun place for a family visit.
Western North Carolina Nature Center Travel Tips
- They also organize school group trips.
- No individual under 16 years of age is allowed on the grounds without an accompanying adult.
- Soft drinks and snacks can be purchased on-site.
Entrance Ticket Details For Western North Carolina Nature Center
- Adults: $10.95
- Adults (Asheville City Residents: $7.95)
- Seniors (65 & over): $9.95
- Seniors: $9.95 (Asheville City Residents: $6.95)
- Youth (3-15): $6.95
- Youth (Asheville City Residents: $5.95)
- Age 2 and younger free.
How to Reach Western North Carolina Nature Center
- By Rented Car
- By Taxi
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56.19% of people who visit Asheville include Western North Carolina Nature Center in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
58.46% of people start their Western North Carolina Nature Center visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Western North Carolina Nature Center
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Western North Carolina Nature Center