Our Facility

A unique environmental education facility

At the Refreshing Mountain Wildlife Center, we love educating people on the importance of biodiversity both here in Pennsylvania and around the world. After visiting us, we hope you leave excited to further explore the beauty found in nature!

Our Main Exhibits:

Wildlife of Pennsylvania

Includes Owls and Hawks, along with a diverse collection of native Amphibian and Reptile species (some of which are rarely seen!)

Reptiles & Amphibians of the World

Our Zoological displays feature more than 30 species including: Rattlesnakes, Tropical Lizards, Pythons, and Poison Dart Frogs.


After your visit to the wildlife center enjoy our pollinator gardens and woodland trails. Learn about Lancaster’s native Flora and Fauna through reading our educational plaques and Tree ID signs!

Explore The Wildlife Center

Choose Your Trail

How can we help you?

Or call us at (717) 738-1490