The Western North Carolina Nature Center
Visit the Western North Carolina Nature Center – home to over 60 species of animals including river otters, black bear, red and gray wolves and cougars. See why over 130,000 people a year come visit us from all over the world!
Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
NEW FRONT ENTRANCE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
Construction of our new front entrance has begun on the Barn (C) level. Guests will NOT be able to exit via the Barn Gate during this time.