Exploring Nature

Featured Animals/Aquariums/Zoos/Wildlife

Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center

A visit to Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center will teach campers about ecology, culture, and history. Visitors can participate in live animal feedings, presentations, virtual eco-lab activities, overnight programs, and more. 1 College St., Burlington, VT 05401. Chittenden County. Tel: 802-864-1848.... More Info

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Audubon Vermont

255 Sherman Hollow Rd., Huntington, VT 05462. 802-434-3068. Offers educational programs that focus on environmental awareness and science activities. Free.

Bald Hill Fish Culture Station

60 Abbott Hill Road, Newark, VT 05871. 802-467-3660. Visitors learn about the trout, salmon and walleye stocked at this hatchery. Free.

Champlain Valley Alpacas and Farmstay

At Champlain Valley Alpacas, Les and Jenny Foshayhe have established a world herd of friendly and intelligent alpaca. They operate one of the largest alpaca farms in the state of Vermont and welcome guests. Day Trips, Overnight Trips. Tel: 802-758-3276

Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary

3383 Darling Hill Rd. East Burke, VT. 802-626-9924. Dedicated to assisting neglected, abused and abandoned farm animals, providing them with a chance at a long and healthy life. Free/Fee.