Western North Carolina Nature Center

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The WNC Nature Center is a living museum with a focus on wildlife of the Appalachians. The Center houses a collection of 130 injured and orphaned wildlife including reptiles, mammals, birds, insects, and amphibians. The facility conveys a sense of unity between humans and the animals that call the center home.

75 Gashes Creek Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805

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Hours of Operation: Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm; Closed Holidays and Bad Weather



Friends of Mountain History  |  2140 Emmas Grove Road, Fairview, NC 28730  |  828.712.8687