Frequently Asked QuestionsHere are some common questions received by Audubon Community Nature Center.
When can I visit ACNC
You are welcome to explore the grounds daily from dawn until dusk.
The Nature Center building hours are as follows:
Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 4:30 p.m.
The Nature Center is closed for the following holidays:
- Easter Sunday
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- New Year’s Day
Is there a map of the trails?
How much does it cost to visit ACNC?
There is an admission to explore the Nature Center building, but it is free to visit grounds, from dawn until dusk.
Admission costs for the Nature Center:
Nature Center Members – Free
Non-member Adult (ages 16 and up) – $6
Non-member Child (ages 3 – 15) – $2
Children ages 2 and under – Free
Maximum cost for a Family – $15
Sundays are free admission days for all. Special prices may apply during some events or programs.
The Nature Center offers free building admission in recognition of the following holidays:
- Memorial Day
- Indigenous People’s Day
- Veteran’s Day
Are pets allowed at ACNC?
To ensure the safety of the sanctuary and all visitors, pets, including dogs*, are not allowed.
*Service dogs with proper identification are allowed.
How do I volunteer?
Do you have any job openings?
I found an orphaned animal, what should I do with it?
I found a baby bird that fell out of the nest, what should I do with it?
I found an injured animal, what should I do with it?
Animal Help Now is another helpful resource for general animal issues. Click here to visit their website.
Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701
Hours and Admission
Nature Center Hours:
Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
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
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.
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