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Welcome to VINS

The VINS Nature Center is open daily from 10am – 4pm. The Forest Canopy Walk (excluding the Spider Web) and all Outdoor Exhibits are open. Our Indoor Exhibit – Birds Are Dinosaurs – is also open. Tickets may be purchased in advance.

Safety is Our Priority

It is our priority to create a safe and comfortable environment for all our guests and staff. Face masks and social distancing are required, with no exceptions to this policy.

Contact Us

Nature Center Hours

VINS Nature Center
10am to 4pm Daily

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

VINS Virtual Resources

  • Raptor Encounter

    Raptor Encounter

    Meet a Variety of
    Different Raptors

  • Stargazing

    Stargazing

    Learn About Constellations
    in the Night Sky

  • Kestrel

    American Kestrel

    Learn About Kestrels
    Amazing Adaptations

Forest Canopy Walk

Forest Canopy Walk

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?

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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