connecting to nature

The animals are ready to welcome you!

Thank you for your interest in purchasing a ticket to visit Hawk Creek Wildlife Center! We are excited to announce that we will be open on Saturdays for you to visit  and rid yourself of those quarantine blues! The safety and health of our guests and animals is our number one priority. Below is all the information you need to know about purchasing your ticket and the guidelines set forth to ensure a safe and pleasant visit for everyone.
  • All visitors will be admitted by reserved tickets only. If you do not have access to a computer, please call our center directly, (716) 652-8646, to purchase your ticket for a specified date and time.
  • Hours: We will be open Saturdays in June, July and August 1, 11am-4pm. 
  • To maintain all social distancing guidelines, capacity is limited to 500 visitors per day. To spread entry throughout the day we will be admitting 60 people every half hour. Entry will begin at 11:00 am and last entry will be admitted at 3:30 pm. Once admitted you will be able to walk the grounds and view the animals and gardens at your own pace. 
  • Reservations can be made through August 1, 2020.
  • We request visitors to keep their group size to immediate family and socially distance from other family groups.
  • Face masks are required for all guests over the age of 2 years old.  
  • There will be a temperature check for each visitor before entering the wildlife center.
  • The gift shop will be open, however there will be a 6- person maximum inside the shop at a time. Masks are required inside the gift shop.
  • Hawk Creek souvenir reusable water bottles will be available for sale. They can be purchased empty or filled with spring water. No other food or beverage will be available for purchase.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available through-out the wildlife center.
  • To maintain social distancing please plan your restroom needs accordingly. There will be one Port-o-Potty available for emergencies only.

Parking is FREE and tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children, seniors & veterans. Children 4 and under are FREE. All visitors will be admitted by RESERVATION ONLY. The center is open rain or shine.