Take a walk on the wild side at Carolina Raptor Center's Raptor Trail.
Catch wonder by the tail with our formal and informal education programs. Children 3 to 93 will delight the science and natural history of 38 raptor species and how they have inspired human invention.
Staff and volunteers at this hidden hospital in the woods treats over 900 injured and orphaned birds a year – more than any other US raptor center. Over 70% are released back into the wild!
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ALERT: Due to staffing shortages, the Raptor Trail will be closed Mon-Thu during January 2022. We will be open Fri, Sat., and Sun in January 2022. The Raptor Hospital remains open seven days a week for avian emergencies.
Enjoy Quest in Latta Nature Preserve. Meet "Gar," explore why nothing survives without water, and browse the Gift Shop!
Twenty-six episodes later, we've answered questions like What is that hawk in my backyard? and How do owls fly silently? Subscribe to our YouTube channel and watch them all!
Now it's time to start looking toward Spring. Don't miss your chance to inspire your students with a formal program from the education team at The Raptor Center.
Make an impact in the lives of raptors, as well as your community. CRC is looking for committed, caring, and hard-working individuals that are searching for volunteer opportunities to help with wildlife conservation.