Discovery Tram Tour through 435 acres of stunning meadows and forests. For 50 minutes, you'll get an eye-to-eye view of fascinating animals like the new moose calf, Roosevelt elk, bison, and more as they explore their natural habitat.
A friendly naturalist narrates each tour, sharing fun facts about the animals you're seeing. Every season offers something new: babies in spring and summer, elk bugling in the fall, and animals in thick woolly coats in winter. Each guided tour is different!
The Free-Roaming Area is also home to an American bison herd that includes six calves born this spring; woodland caribou and Roosevelt elk herds with calves; fawns, bighorn lambs, and more!
See Spruce the Moose
and other Baby Animals
See the beaver baby triplets born on May 5 at the Wetlands exhibit. Wetlands is also home to an energetic pair of 1-year-old North American river otters who arrived at Northwest Trek last month.
Meet the babies!
Zip Wild, the Northwest’s premier complex of zip line/challenge courses, is now open through September 25.
Climb, Zip, Soar & More!
There are four courses designed to challenge adventuresome spirits of all skills and abilities and can accommodate participants from ages 5 through adult. It’s a wild adventure for the entire family.
Select your adventure!
Look wild in the eyes
After your Discovery Tram Tour, stroll along paved paths through lush forests and see massive predators like grizzly and black bears, wolves, cougars, foxes and other Northwest native animals in naturalistic exhibits.The trails are wheelchair and stroller friendly. Meet the animals ►
ANIMAL TRAILSIDE ENCOUNTERS
Get up close to a beaver, porcupine, skunk or other small animals with a keeper close by to share fun facts and answer your questions. Different animals will be stars at each presentation, so it's a surprise every time! View schedule ►
See a new side of Northwest Trek through special programs. Learn how to call an elk, watch the morning feeding of animals in the Free-Roaming Area, camp with your family overnight, and more. See upcoming experiences ►
CHENEY DISCOVERY CENTERDiscovering nature is fun for kids of all ages in this interactive environment. Try some crafts and hands-on activities and meet the wildlife park’s smallest critters from toads to snakes. Explore ►
EXPLORE EVEN MORE: NATURE TRAILS
Soak up beautiful Northwest forest scenery on five miles of paved and primitive trails. Birds, deer, and other wildlife are often spotted here. Learn more ►