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Raptor Encounters

Enjoy an hour-long educational experience with live raptors at the historic Hardeman Ranch in Wilson, Wyoming, suitable for all ages. Meet our resident raptors and learn about birds of prey in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. A portion of the program is outside, so please dress accordingly.

Book Online Today! or call us at 307.203.2551 to make a reservation.

Raptor Encounter Schedule:

Summer 2018 Programs (June - Sept) WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, and SATURDAYS at 2pm - reservation recommended

Encounter Fees:
$18 per adult
$15 for children ages 4-12 & seniors 65+
3 yrs & under are FREE

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Click here for directions to our offices and clinic at the historic Hardeman Barns

<i>photo by Rebecca Bredehoft</i>

photo by Rebecca Bredehoft


Friday Float with Feathered Friends

Summer 2018 - Fridays in July and August

Teton Raptor Center and Jackson Hole Vintage Adventures have partnered to create a truly unique raptor viewing experience … aptly named Friday Float with Feathered Friends. Enjoy a tranquil mid-day float on a guided vintage wooden boat tour down the Snake River as you discover raptors, other wildlife, and explore the natural world from the river. Bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy it at the cool and quiet Tipi Camp and the end of your float. The tour is followed by an hour-long up-close learning experience at Teton Raptor Center’s Raptor Encounters program.

This combo package is offered on Fridays in July and August and runs from 10:45am-3:00 pm. Participants will meet at 10:45 at Teton Raptor Center and the cost is only $79/adult and $69/child (12 and under) with a maximum of 12 participants each week. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Call 307.203.2551 to make a reservation or Book Online now!

Photo by TJ McCann

Photo by TJ McCann


Special Events

RaptorFest, Father's Day, 3-7PM at the Snow King Ball Field

Photo by Terry Moon

Photo by Terry Moon


Partner Events

Free programs sponsored by resorts and local businesses

Birds in the Park
Mondays, June 4th - Sept. 24th, 11AM - NOON
Jackson Lake Lodge - FREE

Talon Tuesdays
Tuesdays, June 5th-Sept. 25th, 12-2PM
Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center
FREE learning experience with live raptors

Alive at Five - Raptor Wednesdays
Wednesdays June 27th-August 15th | 5-5:45PM
Teton Village Commons
FREE live raptor presentation
Sponsored by the Teton Village Association ISD

Find us at the Fair
July 26th & 27th | 4-6PM
July 28th | 12:00PM

Old Bill’s Fun Run - Run for the Birds!
Saturday, September 8th, Town Square
8:30AM - Meet the birds at our booth
10AM - Race Begins

Americorps intern Amelia Nolan with Ruby the Red-tailed Hawk

Americorps intern Amelia Nolan with Ruby the Red-tailed Hawk


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