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Walk among free-flying butterflies in Butterfly Pavilion, observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley, hang out in Our Big Backyard or explore the Paw Paw Nature Trail in the 100-year-old forest. While focusing on ages 3 - 7, ever-changing, hands-on programming provides the opportunity for structured learning and informal play for kids of all ages. Plan your visit today.

Upcoming Events

Guided Nature Walk August 27, 2016 Paw Paw Nature Trail

Join us on the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk around the Paw Paw Nature Trail with a naturalist to discover the beauty and diversity of the bottomland forest habitat. Date: Saturday, August 27 Time: 10:15 a.m. Location…

Elephant Ears August 27, 2016


Ask a Naturalist: What types of birds migrate this time of year? August 22, 2016

Many birds that pass through the Charlotte area are migrating from much further up north, but many are also migrating from the Western North Carolina mountains to the south.  Some migrate and pass …

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