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World Center For Birds of Prey

#2 of 128 things to do in Boise Features Animals
5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709-7289
+1 208-362-8687
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An exciting chance to see raptors up close and learn about them

An exciting chance to see raptors up close and learn about them. Has a lovely museum and live bird... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Kamakura, Japan
Interesting visit

This is the world headquarters for The Peregrine Fund, which helps conserve endangered raptors... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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We are open! Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and relationship with humans. Live bird demonstrations and falconry heritage tours complement hands-on exhibits for all ages. Enjoy panoramic views of the Treasure Valley from the interpretive trail and gazebo, or browse the gift shop. Admissions and purchases support conservation programs worldwide.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709-7289
+1 208-362-8687
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

An exciting chance to see raptors up close and learn about them. Has a lovely museum and live bird exhibits.Learn about their role in helping the recovery of the condor population.

1  Thank bmcneil0215
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the world headquarters for The Peregrine Fund, which helps conserve endangered raptors around the world. They have a large breeding program and release many into the wild, and have helped several species come off the endangered species list. Side note: Boise State is...More

3  Thank 3RedDoxies
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We found the facility a smaller zoo with intense focus on birds, their habitats - deeply informative. What was really impressive was understanding what it takes to bring some birds back, i.e. california condors. It has contributed to saving birds in some direct ways. Enjoyed...More

1  Thank moosebat
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Kids activities and a short presentation displaying Hawks, Eagles, Osprey. Great for the preschool and elementary are kids.

Thank cth0bbs
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Over the years, I'd heard a lot about the Birds of Prey, but it wasn't until our family reunion that I finally visited. It was one of the highlights of the week! There are fascinating interactive exhibits and real, live birds. We were thrilled when...More

Thank BoiseLibet
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were at Birds of Prey during the birds' feeding time, which was fascinating. The birds are, for the most part, majestic. Some have been injured and are healing, to be returned to the wild, and all are fascinating. The Museum itself is wonderful and...More

Thank mary n
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The World Center for Birds of Prey is easy to find (at the end of Cole rd). They have wonderful interpretive information and live bird exhibitions. Wonderful!

Thank B Jane M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an international refuge replace peace and beauty. You will get to see you later endangered species is, magnificent raptors, and realize how many bird species exist all around us. Pause and enjoy. It is out there so when going don't give up on...More

Thank Kristenruth
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We are not experienced 'birders' although we enjoy our back yard bird feeders (except when the Cooper's Hawk pays a visit to have lunch), so we learned a lot in less than two hours. This is a very well done center and the volunteer talk,...More

Thank Mel H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Keep your expectations low - this is not a zoo or a wildlife park. Try to time your visit to coincide with the presentations or you will feel cheated - as witness other reviews. Also, many will not enjoy the visit to the Archives of...More

Thank Chris H
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Deborah G
What is the admission charge?
25 March 2015|
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Response from 3elizabethb | Reviewed this property |
General $7 Seniors (age 62 +) $6 Youth (ages 4 – 16) $5 Free to members and children under age 4 Reduced rates for advanced booking of large groups