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The North Carolina Mountains Sights

WNC Nature Center

  • 75 Gashes Creek Rd. Map It
  • Greater Asheville
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 10/15/2014

Fodor's Review

On a 42-acre Natural Heritage site, the WNC Nature Center is one of the region's most popular attractions for kids. It's basically a zoo focusing on animals native to the region, with cougars, bobcats, black bears, white-tailed deer, gray and red wolves, and gray and red foxes in natural-like settings. The center also has an excellent area on native reptiles and amphibians, plus a petting zoo with farm animals.

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75 Gashes Creek Rd., East Metro, Asheville, North Carolina, 28805, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Daily 10–5

Updated 10/15/2014


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