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Salato Wildlife Education Center

Contact Details

place1 Sportsman's Ln
Frankfort, KY 40601


Re-opens on March 14th for the 2023 season!

Visit the Salato Center for an immersive encounter with Kentucky’s native wildlife!  Explore indoor exhibits to get up close views of snakes, frogs, turtles, and fish.  Follow our paved wheelchair accessible trails to see an eagle, black bear, bobcats, and more!

Admission charged to access center’s indoor and outdoor exhibits; closed Sunday, Monday, and state holidays.  Open March-Mid-November. Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9am-4pm; Saturday 9am-4pm.

Days Times
Tuesday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm