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The Wild Center

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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Wild Center at Tupper Lake Admission
from US$17.00*
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The Wild Center is an 115-acre hands-on place to get all kinds of new perspectives on the wild world of the Adirondacks. It will include Wild Walk, a brand new trail across the treetops starting in the summer of 2015. The Wall Street Journal called...more
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45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, NY 12986-9712
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+1 518-359-7800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So glad we drove the 310 miles round trip to enjoy a day in the Adirondacks. The weather looked threatening so we bought our tickets and headed for the Wild Walk. Hubby and I had our 19 year old grand-nephew visiting from India and we...More

Thank JudyTroy_NY
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had never heard of the Center until we arrived in town. The Walk was especially fun and there was much to learn and see in the center itself. If the day is warm do the Walk first and avoid the crowds who tend to...More

1  Thank tweedybird26
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi tweedybird26, Thanks so much for sharing your experience at The Wild Center. We're so glad you we're able to discover us while in town. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well designed nature center with numerous interactive opportunities. Abundant docents to explain anything you need cleared up. Great treetop boardwalk with astounding views and great areas for kids to blow off some steam. Theatre has half hour movies about the center and its occupants. Great...More

Thank Carolyn T
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Carolyn, Thanks for your wonderful review of The Wild Center! We're so glad to hear you were able to enjoy so many aspects of our campus. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I thought the $22 entry fee was steep it was totally worth it. The walk above the forest was totally cool and unique and it was like an adult playground. The iForest was amazing and unique, You have to experience it and make sure...More

Thank Cttraveler66
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Cttraveler, Thanks for your wonderful review and recommendation of The Wild Center! We like to think of Wild Walk as your childhood tree house on steroids, so I'm glad to hear you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I travelled from out of state to see the Wild Center and we enjoyed our visit. I wish we'd had the time to use both days of the two-day ticket, because there's so much to do. The Wild Walk was first on...More

1  Thank therese l
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Therese- Thanks for sharing your experience at The Wild Center! I'm elated to hear your and a friend were able to take advantage of all our campus has to offer. iForest is truly unlike any other walk in the woods you will find so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Maryland to see this place, and it was worth it. The cleverly designed walkway afforded beautiful treetop views. Kids can learn about wildlife within it. It is set up like an outdoor nature center. We rented a canoe and took a guided...More

Thank jenpineapple2017
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jenpineapple2017, Thanks for traveling from Maryland to check out The Wild Center! We're so happy to hear you were able to enjoy so many aspects of our campus. We hope to see you back up here again soon! Cheers, Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a busy 4 hours there, but noticed that the cars that parked with or near us were gone when we left so I guess many don’t stay that long. Big parking lot. There are picnic table areas, which was nice as we brought our...More

Thank FairfaxJessica
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know lots of people who have been who really enjoyed it so I had high expectations before even arriving. The wild walk was cool but much smaller than I had expected. My kids did enjoy it and liked seeing the animals in the museum....More

Thank gillianvt
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Gillian- Thanks for sharing your experience at The Wild Center! We're happy to hear your family got a kick out a number of things offered on campus. If you would like to provide further input about your experience visiting our campus, we encourage you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit overpriced for what you get - you could walk any of the trails for free for a similar experience. The treetop wild walk is neat; I wish it were a bit higher, so you are literally above the tree tops. Very relaxed. Iforest...More

Thank rstojanka
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience visiting The Wild Center. We truly welcome all feedback. Interesting facts about iForest: the piece, “I Walk Towards Myself,” was specifically composed for this installation of iForest and The Wild Center. It was inspired by...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great nature center and my children had a wonderful time. My kids were 10yo when we went. They are probably towards the upper age limit of who would be interested in this center. There were wonderful attractions indoors and outside. Also, your...More

Thank springs222
Nick G, Marketing Manager at The Wild Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Springs222, Thanks for sharing your experience at The Wild Center! We hope to see you and the kids back here again soon. Cheers, Nick

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Allison H
17 July 2018|
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Response from Nick G | Property representative |
Hi Allison. Thanks for reaching out. The vast majority of The Wild Center campus is flat, accessible and has no stairs.
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Cathy S
18 August 2017|
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Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a weekday - not crowded at all. I have no idea about a Saturday. The one place that was crowded was the cafeteria. If you plan to eat there, be sure to allow time. And, be sure to check the times of the... More
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lonlawyer
15 June 2017|
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Response from Stanzi B | Property representative |
Hello lonlawyer, As a representative of The Wild Center, I appreciate you taking the time to voice your opinion regarding the experience we offer to visitors of a variety of ages. However, I am sorry to hear that you find... More
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