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Address: 5668 West Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, ID 83709
Phone Number:
+1 208-362-8687
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Currently the World Center for Birds of Prey is closed to the public due to...

Currently the World Center for Birds of Prey is closed to the public due to damage from snow and ice. We hope to be open by March 1st.

Thank you for your patience! We hope to see you soon!

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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There's no other place like this in Idaho. You will learn a lot even if you think you already know it all. The California Condors are something special. The flight in October is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Hadley G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's no other place like this in Idaho. You will learn a lot even if you think you already know it all. The California Condors are something special. The flight in October is a must see. These birds are amazing. As for our family, we are members and visit several times a year.

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you care about this planet, wildlife, or simply want something new to do, visit the World Center for Birds of Prey. The Falconry Archives will blow your mind. Plus, if you like to be creeped out... Hermann Goering's goshawk is in a back room! Never knew he was an austringer'til I saw that. The entire facility is great for... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a drive south of town, but worth the trip. Very impressed with the overall operation here. Many well done exhibits with friendly and knowledgeable staff. An assortment of live birds on site to view up close. Several presentations each day provided more information and a chance to ask specific questions. If you love birds or just want... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The World Center For Birds of Prey Center is a must see when you're in Boise. It has live bird exhibits, live bird shows in the Fall at their scenic amphitheater, bird experts, a birds of prey research library, history of falconry and a display of where falconry originated. Highly educational for all ages.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just go. Great people and a great cause. If you give a crap at all about birds of prey (including eagles, falcons, owls, condors, etc.)...just go. They have great displays of some birds of prey in the autumn...all free and super cool.

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Caldwell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Live bird exhibits, live bird shows,fascinating museum., highly knowledgeable people. Be sure to visit if you can!

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a very nice educational play to visit to see all the birds of prey including seldom seen Condors.

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Boise, ID
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love to take friends and family who visit to experience this awesome place. Fun, educational, knowledgeable staff never fail to make it a great time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you ever have a chance to be in the Treasure Valley/Boise area, try and set aside a few hours to visit the Center for Birds of Prey. It is a very unique place, dedicated to exactly what it says: Birds of Prey. We've visited on several occasions and are never disappointed. Even young children will enjoy the visit. It... More 

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Tonopah, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

the birds are just amazing! And we got to see raptors up close during a presentations. Also good views of the area from the center.

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