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Nature Center Hours

VINS Nature Center
10am to 5pm Daily

Wild Bird Rehab is Open
Accepting Calls Only
802.359.5000 x212
8am to 5pm

Plan Your Event at the VINS Nature Center

VINS Nature Center offers a four-season, environmentally-friendly locale, ideal for intimate gatherings or large groups. Conference and event spaces boast modern amenities while maintaining the integrity and beauty of the surrounding natural landscape. Enjoy live bird exhibits and hiking trails (2.5 miles of VINS trails adjacent to the Ottauquechee River and Quechee Gorge connecting to 6 miles of State Park trails). VINS can also complement your event with special nature programs and hands-on presentations.

Additional group rates apply. For reservations, fill out the Contact Form or call 802.359.5000 x221.

Rental Spaces

August Pavilion




Indoor Classroom




Join VINS for Your Next Occasion:

  • Conferences and Corporate Retreats
  • Seminars and Sales Meetings
  • Company Picnics and Reunions
  • Weddings and Banquets
  • Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs
  • Birthday and Graduation Parties
  • Society and Club Events


  • New! Modern August Pavilion (Open Air)
  • Neale Pavilion (Enclosed/Heated)
  • Indoor & Outdoor Classrooms
  • Complete Audio and Visual Services
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Forest Canopy Walk, Exhibits and Trails
  • Catering Services (Recommendations Available)
  • Ample Parking

Special Nature Programs – Complement Your Conference or Event!

Naturalist Walking Tour

Custom-designed interpretive nature program conducted by a VINS naturalist during a walking tour through the VINS Nature Center exhibits and trail system.

Hands-on Nature Encounter

An informative and interactive presentation with images and artifacts about raptors, moose, bear and other wildlife species native to Northern New England.

Live Raptor Presentations

Enjoy a presentation with VINS’ educators and live animal ambassadors.