Explore on Your Own

Visit Audubon on your own. Hike the trails, wander through the native tree arboretum, have a picnic, visit Liberty the Bald Eagle and the other captive critters, explore the Nature Center and the education exhibits, or browse the Blue Heron Gift Shop.
Trail Map

Overview

The Audubon Community Nature Center is a 600-acre wetland preserve that includes over five miles of trails, a native tree arboretum, picnic areas, a natural play space, and educational gardens for you to explore daily from dawn until dusk. You can visit Liberty, a non-releasable Bald Eagle, in her enclosure near the building. Public programs, animal ambassadors, and docents may also be available to enrich your experience.

Nature Center

The Nature Center itself is home to the Blue Heron Gift Shop and three floors of interactive exhibits, including live animals, which inform and engage visitors of all ages. Admission to the building for non-member adults is $6, members and children ages 15 and under are free. Sunday admission is free for all.

Trails and Rules

While planning your visit to ACNC, please be aware of and prepared to follow the general rules for the trails and building. These rules are in place to assure a positive experience for all guests and help to protect the natural environment and the Nature Center. This preparation will help make the most of your experience at Audubon.
General Rules

To ensure the safety of the sanctuary and all visitors please remember these rules.
– No Pets
– No Bicycles or Motorized Vehicles (without permission) Strollers and Wheel Chairs are allowed.
– Please stay on the trails.
– You are welcome to use the picnic tables.
– Carry in and carry out your trash.
– Please don’t pick, collect or remove natural items.
– Please don’t feed, handle, or disturb animals.
– Alcoholic beverages prohibited (without permission).
– Fires prohibited (without permission).
– Fishing, hunting, or trapping prohibited.

ADDRESS

Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701

(716) 569-2345
info@auduboncnc.org

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HOURS

Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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