Give Big CHQ

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Your donation helps protect the ecological diversity
through invasive species management.

Dragons and Fairies Festival

Saturday, June 15, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Look for hidden unicorns, a maze,
horse-drawn carriage rides, scavenger hunts,
live music, great food, and so much more. 

Photo Contest

Submit photos now
through July 7.

You could win $200 for
your best nature photo.

What's Happening?

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Browse upcoming offerings by clicking the button below.

Recent News


Forced Perspective

Forced Perspective

By Chelsea Jandreau The grasses, ferns, and flowers have really hit their stride and they are continuing to grow taller as we head into summer. As I was out with a group of sixth graders on a field trip to Audubon, one of the students commented offhand that the plants...

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Aurora and Awe

Aurora and Awe

By Sarah Hatfield, Education Coordinator In hindsight, I don’t actually remember the last time that my jaw literally hung open in awe. I forgot what it feels like to be so incredulous that you start to almost hum with excitement. The eclipse recently came close to...

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Love for the Isopod

Love for the Isopod

What are roly-polies? Well, they go by a variety of names, and they are not all the same. The group of animals roly-polies belong to is called isopods. These are terrestrial crustaceans.

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Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701

(716) 569-2345

Click here for directions

Hours and Admission

Nature Center Hours:

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

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Building Admission:

Members - Free
Non-member Adult (ages 16+) - $6
Non-member Child (ages 3 - 15) - $2
Children ages 2 and under - Free
Maximum cost for a Family - $15
Free admission to the Nature Center for SNAP/EBT cardholders.
Free admission for all on Sundays

Grounds and Outdoor Exhibits:

Open daily, year round from dawn to dusk free of charge

Click here for holiday closings

Thank you, Community Partners

Audubon Community Partners make a significant financial contribution each year because they believe that every child deserves the opportunity to have a real and healthy connection to nature.

Bruce and Juline Battler

Carnahan-Jackson Foundation

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Donna and Mark Hampton

Holmberg Foundation

Hultquist Foundation

Jessie Smith Darrah Fund

The Lenna Foundation

The Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation


Hal and Mary Conarro

Cummins Jamestown Engine Plant

Kravitz Tree Service

Doug and Lamae McCullor

National Fuel Gas Company

Weinberg Financial Group

Curt and Susie Westrom