The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, Adirondacks

In the heart of the Adirondacks sits a museum of epic proportions. Situated on 81 acres, The Wild Center is an indoor/outdoor natural history museum boasting 54,000 square feet of exhibit space, an elevated trail system through the treetops, guided canoe trips, and 900 animals. Located in Tupper Lake, the museum is 45 minutes from Lake Placid and five hours from New York City. Check out highlights from our recent visit below, along with recommendations for the area. Explore the Great Outdoors at the Wild Center: An iForest, Wild Walk, and Guided Canoe Tours Since its opening three years ago, the Wild Walk at the Wild Center has been a hit with visitors from all over the globe. Described as the “High Line of the Forest, ” an elevated trail system comprised of bridges and paths is raised 30 feet in the air. Visitors not only get aerial views of the mountains, but also a unique perspective into the life of the animals that reside in the tall Adirondack pines. Along the trail, several interactive stops include a giant (rope) spider web suspended above the forest, a four-story twig house, and an oversized eagles nest at the trails highest point. For …

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