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Cheney Center


Come into the cozy warmth of the Cheney Discovery Center – behind Kids’ Trek – and encounter a tiny new world. Discover reptiles like the gopher snake, amphibians like the Western toad, and gastropods like the banana slug, king of slimy invertebrates.



Cheney center
Hands-on Learning

While the animals are fun to watch, there is plenty more to do in the Cheney Discovery Center! Grab a book and enjoy the reading nook, play in a puppet theater, visit the activity table with games and puzzles and more. While the center is good for all ages, the activities are best suited for children ages 3-8. Learn while you play: an on-site naturalist or volunteer will be available to answer questions about any of the animals in the wildlife park.