They currently operate out of three
locations in Woodstock, Montpelier and Manchester, although it
is the Woodstock location that gets the bulk of the visitors each
year. In addition to its 78 acres of nature trails and exhibits,
the Woodstock location also plays host to the Vermont Raptor Center,
a leading research center for the study of migratory songbirds,
common loons, owls, peregrine falcons and other birds. The Raptor
Center serves as a living museum and is home to more than twenty
species of unreleasable birds such as eagles, hawks, owls and
The Raptor Center is open Monday through Saturday, 10-4. Admission
for the Center is $7/adults, $4/students 12-18, $3/children 5-11
and $1/children 3-4. Children under 3 and members get in for free.
contains much more information on VINS and the Raptor Center,
and they can be reached at 802-457-2779.