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Nature Center

Located in White Deer Park, the Nature Center offers a variety of exhibits to explore. Say hello to our resident animals, Poppy the corn snake, Sheldon and Sally our yellow-bellied sliders, or peep in at Charlotte our wolf spider. An assortment of critters live at the nature center and we will continue to expand our collection. You can also learn about local North Carolina species through our mounted specimen and skulls collection or visit one of our hands-on and educational programs. We offer a variety of fun programs throughout each month.

Location

2400 Aversboro Road
Garner, NC 27529

Nature Center Hours

April - September
Tuesday through Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM 

October - March
Tuesday through Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Closed on Sunday and Monday 

Rentals

The Nature Center offers a classroom with seating for 96 people or tables and chairs for up to 72 people. Rentals are available when the facility is not being used by the Town of Garner for programs. For more information, please contact staff at White Deer Park by calling (919) 661-6982.

Rental Fees

During Regular Hours of Operation:
Nature Center Classroom (Indoor Classroom Only) - $50/hr (2 hour minimum)
Nature Center Classroom with Learning Deck - $70/hr (2 hour minimum)

Outside Regular Hours of Operation:
Nature Center Classroom (Indoor Classroom Only) - $60/hr (2 hour minimum)
Nature Center Classroom with Learning Deck - $80/hr (2 hour minimum)

Refundable Security Deposit - $150 per use
(In the event of cancellation, a $25 cancellation fee will be deducted from the security deposit.)

Classroom rentals available:
Sunday - Saturday
8:00 AM -12:00 AM
(with cleanup by midnight)

Classroom 1

Classroom 3

Classroom 5