Western North Carolina Nature Center

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About Western North Carolina Nature Center, Asheville

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 Information

  • 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.

Western North Carolina Nature Center Tickets Prices

  • 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 Get To Western North Carolina Nature Center by Public Transport

  • By Rented Car
  • By Taxi

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Address: 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805

Phone: +1-8282598080

Ticket Price: 11 USD

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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  • Nice, clean zoo with local animals and birds. Great for families, cute gift shop and educational programs.

  • We took the "behind the scenes tour". Kids had a great time. We really enjoyed the unique perspective of the animals. The WNC nature center is doing interesting Things.

  • I'm so proud of all the hard work that the local people are putting into the Western North Carolina Nature Center the expansion plans they have are awesome and I totally support them they are definitely worth visiting and supporting

  • We go everytime we visit Asheville. The kids love the petting farm.

  • Small, but nice. All native wildlife. The only thing lacking was shade over the picnic area.

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