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Tupper Lake Wild Center Tours

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Tupper Lake Wild Center
Explore 81 acres (33 hectares) of New York open space at Tupper Lake's Wild Center, an indoor/outdoor science center running by Adirondack Park. Between five indoor exhibits and miles of open trails, you'll learn everything you need to know about the area's natural surroundings. Head to Big Wolf Great Hall inside the center for one of its daily wildlife shows, where you'll see live animals like ravens, porcupines, owls, and snakes. Outside, you can weave through the treetops and visit a four-story tree-house along the elevated Wild Walk walking path for incredible views of the forest.

For a more immersive experience, sign up for a free, guided hike through the trails or ride a canoe down the Raquette River for an extra fee. You can also man the trails on your own. Hike the Living River Trail to pass a running waterfall and the park's resident otters, and don't forget about the complimentary snowshoes if it's icy out there.

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The Wild Center is located at Tupper Lake in upstate New York. It is near the center of Adirondack Park and is best reached by car. It is open daily from the end of May to mid-October, and only Friday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm, thereafter. If off-season, it’s best to check the website for openings. Admission costs $20 for adults and $13 for children, and tickets are good for two days.
Address: T45 Museum Dr, Tupper Lake, New York, USA
Hours: Daily 10am–5pm (May–Oct); Fri & Sat: 10am–5pm (Nov–Apr)
Admission: Varies
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Recent Reviews from Experiences in New York

Cool place to visit
, Sep 2019
My favorite was the tree top bird house, bird nest, and the metal bridges. I especially love the forest trail with the music! Beautiful scenery!
The Wild Center is a great place to...
, Aug 2016
The Wild Center is a great place to explore the Adirondacks. We have been going here for years and there is always something new. The price has gone up quite a bit so we will probably make this a once every few years kind of trip. It was very busy on a Saturday so we missed some of the exhibits.
We had so much fun here lots of...
Nancy Y
, Aug 2015
We had so much fun here lots of hands on things to do, really enjoyed the walk among the trees plus we were able to visit with family. This is must see for all ages. I was worried about the walk and climbing for myself but I had no problems what so ever, and would like to go back. Very amazing.

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Discover the history of the Adirondack Mountains at The Wild Center, a 54,000-square-foot (5,000-square-meter) natural history museum with exhibits, trails, and its very own river and pond. The center hosts more than 900 live animals that are indigenous to the Adirondacks, including fish, porcupines, ravens and otters. And it’s the only place in the world where you can see the award-winning documentary ‘A Matter of Degrees,’ narrated by Sigourney Weaver. General admission is valid for two consecutive days, and snowshoes are provided for exploring the 81-acre (33-hectare) campus during the winter months.
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What are Tupper Lake Wild Center hours of operation?
Tupper Lake Wild Center hours of operation: Daily 10am–5pm (May–Oct); Fri & Sat: 10am–5pm (Nov–Apr). Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Should I book Tupper Lake Wild Center tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Tupper Lake Wild Center can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 0 Tupper Lake Wild Center tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Tupper Lake Wild Center 2020?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Tupper Lake Wild Center costs USD 22.00. Guided Tupper Lake Wild Center tours start around USD 22.00 per person. See all 0 Tupper Lake Wild Center tickets and tours on Viator.
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