The Alabama Nature Center is a Planned-Use Outdoor Education Facility offering hands-on, outdoor-based educational programs and activities for students, educators, church and civic groups, and the general public. The ANC contains 350 acres of striking forests, fields, streams, wetlands, and ponds that are traversed by five miles of boardwalks and trails in three regions: Still Creek Run, Turkey Ridge, and Hilltop Pass. Begin your visit at The NaturePlex, a 23,000 square foot facility that serves as the Welcome and Education Center for the Alabama Nature Center. The facility includes a 120-seat Theater; Hands-on Discovery Hall with wildlife and nature-based displays; Educational Classrooms; Community Room available for meeting use and rental; and a Gift Shop.
Open to the Public: Monday – Saturday from 9AM – 5PM
Admission: $5 per person/day; children 3 and under free; $20 max per family *Includes access to Trails and all NaturePlex amenities including the Discovery Hall, Theater, Gift Shop, & Public Programs.