Highlands Nature Center
Hours of Operation
Wednesday through Saturday 10am-4pm
Closed October 9th, 10th, 11th and 19th
Closing for the winter on Sunday, October 27th
930 Horse Cove Road
Highlands, NC 28741
Free thanks to the support of the Highlands Biological Foundation. Donations are accepted.
2019 Summer Day Camps
Kids ages 4 to 14: Explore the outdoors this summer and investigate the plants and animals of our region! Younger campers will have fun outdoors learning about plants and animals through a variety of activities and games. Older campers will conduct scientific research, develop team-building skills, and observe nature on adventure field trips.
K-12 School Outreach
Highlands Nature Center provides more than 50 different day programs for public, private, or homeschool groups in grades K-12. Classes are designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the North Carolina science Essential Standards for each grade level, and supplement existing lessons by bringing additional resources to the classroom.