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“A Wonderful Sunday Afternoon” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carolina Raptor Center

Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
704-875-6521
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Huntersville
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Science Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Carolina Raptor Center is dedicated to environmental stewardship and the conservation of birds of prey through education, research, and the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned raptors. Stroll along the 3/4 mile nature trail for a self-guided tour, observe over 20 species of raptors in their aviaries, watch a presentation of live raptors, read personal stories about our resident birds and how they came to live at Carolina Raptor Center.Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pmSunday: 12pm-5pm
Mooresville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Sunday Afternoon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

What an amazing place this is! You can see the birds up close and personal and learn so much about them and their interaction in our environment. These folks do a phenomenal job.

Visited June 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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184 reviews 184 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
“Cool place - even if you're not a birder!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a fun place within the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. The cost of admission might seem high to some, but it costs a lot of money to feed those beautiful raptors!
The path and map are easy to follow, and the variety of birds impressive. I enjoyed getting a close-up view of some of the birds I've seen flying around in the wild. Signs tell you all about the birds, and how each one arrived at the Center. The rehabilitation work they do there is so important, so go and check it out, get a souvenir in gift shop, and also take a hike or visit the Nature Center and Plantation while you're there!

Visited June 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I have nothing bad to say about this place, it is a great place for all ages and everyone is always ready to help educate the little ones.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great day trip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We took our toddler here because he loves birds. There are plenty of birds to see and it's a nice place to walk around when the weather is good. There is a flight show, but we did not watch since we didn't think our toddler would sit through it. The eagles are the best part!

Visited June 2012
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Concord, North Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Nice local but small raptor center”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is small but educational. Its great for asmall group to go and learn. Its in a beautiful area with other things to do.

Visited September 2012
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