Picture getting closer than ever before to some of the most magnificent wildlife from all around the globe.
When you visit this local wildlife center, you’ll be close enough to hear a lynx’s purr, meet an eagle nose to beak, and feel the brush of a feather as a hawk soars inches above your head.
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center is a safe haven for animals who need a second chance at life. This place is home to more than 100 permanent wild residents and their conservation efforts are recognized all around the world. They are all about connecting people with wildlife!
This place is family-friendly and fun for all ages. Here are 4 events they have coming up this summer:
1. Photo Day
June 19 and August 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bring your camera because this is your chance to capture the beauty of natural wildlife and treasure it forever! You’ll get to photograph common, rare, and endangered wildlife up-close, in-action, and in natural settings.
2. Animal Play Day
June 19 and August 7 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
If you’re looking for a true behind-the-scenes experience, this is it! You’ll have the chance to get closer than ever before to live raptors, corvids, wild cats, reptiles and exotic birds. Plus, there will be a variety of training and enrichment activities!
3. Enchanted Wild Fest
July 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This brand-new event is all about immersing yourself in your favorite movies and stories. You never know who or what you’ll meet around the next corner, maybe it will be a wild cat, a princess, an eagle, or a superhero. You’ll have to attend to find out! Come dressed as your favorite movie characters to make this fest even more fun for the whole family.
4. Wild Brews (21+)
September 18 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Come get wild! This 21+ event includes beer, wine… and animals, of course! You’ll have the chance to mingle with animal inhabitants, enjoy local eats from Cheesy Chick’s food truck, and listen to live music. Plus, it’s a fundraiser! All of the ticket proceeds will go directly to helping the animals at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center.
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center
1963 Mill Road, West Falls, NY 14170