Rowan Wild at Dan Nicholas Park

Dan Nicholas Park is the home of the Nature Center (featuring the Cheerwine Aquarium), the Stanback Barnyard, and Wildlife Adventures. 

Rowan Wild has three naturalists, a contract veterinarian, and a public outreach employee. The center maintains a collection of live North Carolina native animals including non-venomous and venomous snakes, raptors including hawks, owls, falcons, vultures and bald eagles. The mammals include groundhogs, raccoons, foxes, bobcats, black bear, deer and two red wolves.

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    Physical Address
    Nature Center
    6800 Bringle Ferry Road
    Salisbury, NC 28146

    Phone: 704-216-7803

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