Explore VINS

Welcome to VINS

The VINS Nature Center is open daily from 10am – 5pm. The Forest Canopy Walk (excluding the Spider Web) and all Outdoor Exhibits are open. Our Indoor Exhibits (Birds Are Dinosaurs and Reptile Room) are also open. Tickets may be purchased in advance.

Safety is Our Priority

It is our priority to make sure the well-being of our guests and our staff is safe and comfortable. Face covers and social distancing are required.

Contact Us

Nature Center Hours

VINS Nature Center
10am to 5pm Daily

Accepting Injured Birds
8am to 4:30pm Daily
802.359.5000 x212

What's Happening - Visitor Programs

  • Reptile

    Reptile Time

    Daily 10:30 AM
    Learn all about our resident reptiles!

  • Predators

    Predators of
    the Sky

    Daily 11 AM & 3:30 PM
    Explore the natural world of raptors.

  • Raptors

    Raptors Up Close

    Daily 1:30 PM
    Encounter the fascinating lives of raptors.

Raptor photos by John Sutton.

VISIT THE NATURE CENTER SAFELY

1-wear-masks

WEAR A MASK

Or Face Covering

2-social-distance

SOCIAL DISTANCE

6 Foot Minimum

3-go-home

FEELING SICK?

Come Back Another Day

Shop the Nature Store

Visit our online store for t-shirts, hats, books, bird guides, and more!

Curbside pickup is available:
MON - FRI, 10 AM - 4 PM