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Visit the Prairie Ridge Ecostation Prairie Ridge Ecostation
Visit the Prairie Ridge Ecostation
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Visit the Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Free

Who knew that you could find prairie land in Raleigh? Visit the Prairie Ridge Ecostation for a new outdoor experience.

The Prairie Ridge Ecostation consists of 38.5 acres of old cow pasture. This pasture has been transformed into a variety of habitats including prairie grassland, bottomland forest, ponds and stream. During your visit, you'll notice a diversity of plants, animals and other life among the myriad habitats of this special place. We highly suggest bringing a camera and snapping some great shots of your favorite wildlife and plants.

You can also visit the sustainable building at the Prairie Ridge Ecostation, which is integrated with a wildlife-friendly landscape. Join the ecostation for one of their exciting educational programs or events. Programs are listed on the website.

About Prairie Ridge Ecostation:

Prairie Ridge is the Museum of Natural Sciences' off-site field station where teachers, students and the general public can learn about sustainable living and experience the natural world. The site features 38-acres of restored prairie, lowland forest and wetlands through which several hiking trails intersect.

Prairie Ridge Ecostation
1671 Gold Star Dr
Raleigh, NC 27607
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