Nature Center offers exhibits that include live animals and reptiles plus interactive exhibits such as microscope stations, the Touchy-Feely Box, and the Touch and Learn Table, Programming also focuses on the biodiversity of the southern Appalachian region.

At the nearby Botanical Garden, nearly 500 species of mosses, ferns, wildflowers, shrubs, and trees flourish in natural forest, wetlands and old-growth plant communities connected by a series of trails and boardwalks. Several unique demonstration gardens display collections of native azaleas, plants of the Cherokee, mosses and liverworts, wildflower meadow, butterfly-pollinated and rock outcrop species.

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