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Over 29,000 visitors took a walk on the wild side with us at NYPA's Annual Wildlife Festivals in September 2013! Take a look at some great photos from each of our 4 events which took place at our visitors centers around NYS and at the Utica Zoo.

CENTRAL NEW YORK (Blenheim-Gilboa)

NYPA’s Wildlife Festivals are a real treat for the whole family!The Wildlife Festival at NYPA’s Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center: See photos from the event.

The Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center in North Blenheim, is located on the Schoharie Creek in the northern Catskill Mountains. Our admission-free visitors center is housed in a 19th century dairy barn!

Call 800-724-0309 for more information.

NORTHERN NEW YORK (ST. Lawrence)

See photos from NYPA’s Wildlife Festival at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center

The Wildlife Festival at NYPA’s Hawkins Point Visitors Center: See photos from the event.

The Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch offers panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River and state-of-the-art hands-on exhibits. We offer many opportunities to learn about energy in a fun setting. Our Community Room and Theater are also available to outside groups, and together can comfortably hold 100 people.

Call 315-764-0226 for more information.

WESTERN NEW YORK (Niagara/Lewiston)

See photos from NYPA’s Wildlife Festival at the Power Vista Visitors Center The Wildlife Festival at NYPA’s Niagara Power Vista's: See photos from the event.

Known as the Power Vista, the visitors center is located 4 miles downstream from Niagara Falls and it features more than 50 interactive exhibits and a new QR code tour! Call 866-NYPA-FUN (697-2386) for more information.

CENTRAL NEW YORK (CEC)

See photos from NYPA’s Wildlife Festival at the Utica Zoo

NYPA's annual Wildlife Festival at the Utica Zoo: See photos from the event.

Things got a little ‘wild’ at NYPA's annual event at the Utica Zoo... and over 1800 attendees joined us for a wonderful lineup of events and activities.

Guests enjoyed live music, face painting, arts & crafts, demos by Mark Tyoe, Northeast chainsaw-carving champion, and personal encounters with the different animals from around the world that call the Utica Zoo home.



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