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Address: 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709-7289
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+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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World Center For Birds of Prey

The Birds of Prey is a wonderful place to see raptors up close. The educational experience is really great and the workers are extremely knowledgeable. I have visited the center... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lucy M
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Mountain Home, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

as we'd hoped. In fact there were no birds at all. lol.I did get a great guidebook though describing the birds of prey that do frequent Boise.

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Thank Tl D
Mountain Home, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Birds of Prey is a wonderful place to see raptors up close. The educational experience is really great and the workers are extremely knowledgeable. I have visited the center several times with family and with groups. It is a very enjoyable place to visit.

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Thank Lucy M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a spacious place with a lot of large birds It is a great place for kids with many interesting birds and displays about raptors .It has helped save endangered birds all over the world, raising them and releasing them and teaching how to save them. It's a great place to learn about birds and see ones you would... More 

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Thank Michelle E
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must for locals and visitors. You don't even need to be a bird lover. Many volunteers with lots of interesting information.

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Thank Jan S
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The birds, the grounds, and the people that work here are really nice. Whether you live in Boise or are just visiting, you need to go visit this place.

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Thank JBoise67
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like birds the World Center for Birds of Prey is a must stop in Boise. From a variety of owls, hawks and eagles to California condors you can see during your visit. Very hands on oriented with self guided tours including films and live raptors handled by staff for visitors.

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Thank HikerStan
Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice little drive to Birds of Prey. Had an injured finch with me. I had driven around trying to get the poor little thing aid. My cat Nikki found the little bird in our backyard, alerted my mom and I to it. Of course the place was closed. There were some guys around working and tending the... More 

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Thank Lisa E
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a cool place. No other like it. You need to come here if you haven't. I just moved here and heard a lot about it. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were closed out of a couple of museums in Boise so we made the 10 minute drive out to the Center. snowy february and of course the visitor center was closed. BUT there is a cool walk with information signs that goes for a quarter mile, there are lots of birds even in the cold of february and one... More 

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Bewestern, Sales and Promotion Manager at World Center For Birds of Prey, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making the trip up the hill. The Condors are certainly amazing and our view is one of the best in Boise! AND, yes we are closed due to ice and snow damage to our roof which caused water damage inside our Education Center. The birds are warm and safe, although we all miss visitors. Repairs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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