Vermont Institute of Natural Science

149 Natures Way, Quechee, VT
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Immerse yourself in nature's wonders at the VINS Nature Center. Discover the thrill of the new Forest Canopy Walk, offering exhilarating adventures for individuals of all ages and abilities. This accessible walkway gracefully ascends along the natural contours of the land, leading you towards the majestic Ottauquechee River.

Delve into the world of avian marvels with daily Live Bird Programs and explore their 17 state-of-the-art Enclosures boasting the most extensive bird collection in the northeast. Marvel at magnificent species including Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles, Hawks, Owls, and Falcons. Traverse the interpretive nature trails spanning 47-acres and relish the excitement of their adventure playscape.

Browse through the Nature Store, where you'll uncover a plethora of unique gifts for that special someone, ensuring an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts.