The Wildlife Science Center is a non-profit, science-based education facility that is home to the largest captive population of privately maintained wolves in the United States. Over 25,000 people annually attend educational programs specializing in wolves and other Minnesota predators. Along with over 35 critically endangered red, Mexican gray, and other gray wolves, the Wildlife Science Center is also home to black bears, foxes, lynx, coyotes, skunks, raccoons, porcupine and birds of prey.
WSC is open for public tours every Saturday. Tours start at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. No reservations are required for Saturday tours. See our website for cost and details on all our tours and events.
WSC offers a wide variety of private tours and education programs, both on-site and off-site. Bonfires, birthday parties, company picnics and overnights are also available by appointment for groups of 10 or more.
Additional Date Information: Tours are available every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. throughout the year. Group tours are available by appointment Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
From Minneapolis/St. Paul: Take I-35E or I-35W to Forest Lake on I 35. Turn left at Exit #131 and go west on County Road 2/Broadway Avenue for 6.5 miles. Wildlife Science Center is on right/north side of road.