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Nature Center Hours

Open 7 days a week
10:00AM - 4:00PM

​Explore the VINS Nature Center

Forest Canopy Walk

Forest Canopy Walk

Enclosures

Raptor Enclosures

Get up close to eagles, falcons, owls and more!

Raptors Up Close

Live Raptor Programs

Educational and fun, connect with the masters of the sky. 

Forest

Forest Exhibit

Experience the sights and sounds of a natural forest.

Feeding Times

Feeding Times

Discover what it takes to care for our resident creatures.

Project FeederWatch

Project FeederWatch

Collect data on the wild birds that visit our feeders.

Wild Bird Rehab

Rehab-in-Action

A glimpse into the exciting world of avian rehabilitation.

Nature Trails

Nature Trails

Explore our nature trails that
wind through the forest.

Adventure Playscape

Adventure Playscape

A natural place for kids with elements for creative play.

Songbird

Songbird Aviary

View several species of native, wild songbirds.

Birds Are Dinosaurs

Birds Are Dinosaurs

Journey through 250 million years of avian evolution.

Scavenger

Scavenger Hunts

Search for answers and explore the marvels of Mother Nature.

Songbird App

A Chorus of Songbirds

Designed for experienced and novice birders.