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Western North Carolina Nature Center

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75 Gashes Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2529
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Travel783741 wrote a review Feb 2020
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It was a last minute decision to go to the nature center, but I’m so glad we did! It is a very nice place that is well laid out and has some amazing native animals. Of course, the bears were sleeping, being February, but the other animals were awesome! My favorite was the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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jillh224 wrote a review Feb 2020
Mount Eden, Kentucky62 contributions8 helpful votes
I spent part of a cold, rainy afternoon at the WNC Nature Center. Despite the weather, I enjoyed the visit. The red pandas and river otters were my favorites. Also, I got to watch a red wolf stalking a bird. She didn't get it, but she tried! The rain kept several animals in
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jason M wrote a review Jan 2020
Pittsboro, North Carolina110 contributions33 helpful votes
My wife and I were looking for a place to take the kiddos and stumbled upon this place. It isn't a large zoo, but has really cool animals. I believe we loved the red pandas the best which is an animal you don't see too often. Seeing the wolves so close was also a big treat
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Amir Tadros wrote a review Jan 2020
Oviedo, Florida4 contributions
Despite that this is a very simple small-size zoo, it has some endangered animals and presents us with a very useful piece of data on each of them. We enjoyed it!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Julia F wrote a review Dec 2019
Orlando, Florida33 contributions9 helpful votes
We took about 2 hours to tour the WNC nature center and so glad that we did! Our kids- ages 11 and 13- really enjoyed learning about and taking pics of the animals. Only one we missed was Mr Black Bear. Great facility, nicely laid out and so glad that we made this a part of our
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Date of experience: December 2019
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