3 Best Nature Centers in Vermont!

Looking for a place to take in the beauty of nature? Then check out our top picks for the best nature centers in Vermont. From breathtaking mountain views to lakefront vistas, these centers have something for everyone. Search the wonders of the Green Mountain State with outdoor exploration, educational activities, and more.

VINS Nature Center, Quechee, VT

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science-VINS Nature Center is the perfect family destination. Explore 17 cutting-edge live bird enclosures, go on nature trails, play on the outdoor playscape, and trek up the forest canopy walk. Don't miss the live bird programs, nature store, and Birds are Dinosaurs exhibit. Plus, the forest canopy walk and McKnight trail are ADA-compliant. Marval at the natural world at its finest.

North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT

The North Branch Nature Center is the perfect place to connect with the sights, sounds, and sensations of the natural world. Offering environmental education, natural history, and community science, more than 10,000 people have already made the adventure journey to the wonders of nature. Explore the beauty of nature and broaden your understanding of the natural world.

Audubon Vermont, Huntington, VT

Audubon Vermont invites you to explore the wild beauty of the Green Mountain Audubon Center. Discover the grandeur of the 255-acre center, nestled in Huntington, Vermont. With a 50-year history, join the National Audubon Society as it works to protect birds and the places they need.

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713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT
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3444 Little River Road, Waterbury, VT
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301 West Shore Road, Salisbury, VT
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6565 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT
About Us:The Vermont Institute of Natural Science Entices and Excites People to Care for the Natural World. VINS' programs and services engage and ... Read More
255 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington, VT
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1595 Boulder Beach Road, Groton, VT
The Groton Nature Center serves the seven parks located in the Groton State Forest. There are indoor nature exhibits and many programs and concerts... Read More
900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington, VT
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855 Coolidge State Park Road, Plymouth, VT
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109 Professional Drive, Morrisville, VT
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5 Button Bay State Park Road, Vergennes, VT
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966 VT Rte 17W, Addison, VT
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One College Street, Burlington, VT
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1423 Hazen's Notch Road, Montgomery Center, VT
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186 Townshend Road, Grafton, VT
The Nature Museum at Grafton is a member-based non-profit organization founded in 1989 in southeastern Vermont. Our mission is to foster respect, ... Read More
460 Marsh Farm Road, Enosburg Falls, VT
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2714 Hathaway Point Road, Saint Albans Bay, VT
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48 Salmon Hole Ln, Jamaica, VT
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29 Tabor Road, Swanton, VT
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129 Augur Hole Road, South Newfane, VT
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