Discover Wildcat Bluff

Welcome to Wildcat Bluff Discovery Center, an integral part of the Amarillo community, nurturing curiosity and igniting the spirit of exploration for generations.

As a trailblazer in hands-on, immersive outdoor experiences, we’re dedicated to kindling the curiosity of adventurers of all ages. Our focus is on connecting individuals with the natural world and fostering a lifelong love for the great outdoors. Through our exhibits, educational programs, and pristine landscapes, we offer a dynamic, interactive space where questions meet answers, and learning becomes an adventure.

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Where Nature Meets Discovery

At Wildcat Bluff, our mission goes beyond education; it’s about inspiring the next generation of nature enthusiasts, environmental stewards, and outdoor explorers. The Bluff is ever-changing with the seasons, and our Center provides programming and experiences year-round. Every visit promises a fresh perspective and new insights into the wonders of the natural world.

From meandering along our scenic trails to encountering the diverse wildlife that calls Wildcat Bluff home, we invite you to embark on a journey of discovery where nature’s secrets unfold at every turn.

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Community-Centric and Accessible

We’re an engaged member of the Amarillo community. We tirelessly work to ensure that everyone has equitable access to the beauty of Wildcat Bluff through outreach programs and inclusive initiatives. Our commitment to fostering a love for nature resonates in everything we do.

Learn more about our ADA-Accessible Trail

Championing Environmental Sustainability

At Wildcat Bluff Discovery Center, we understand that protecting and preserving the natural world is a vital part of our mission. We’re dedicated to championing environmental sustainability and actively working towards a greener future. Here’s how we’re making a difference:

  • Habitat Conservation: Wildcat Bluff is more than just a visitor destination; it’s also a thriving ecosystem. We actively participate in habitat conservation efforts, preserving the unique flora and fauna that call our center home. Our initiatives include wildlife protection, native plant restoration, and sustainable land management.

  • Education for Sustainability: We believe that understanding and awareness are the keys to positive change. Through our educational programs, we strive to instill a sense of responsibility and stewardship towards the environment in our visitors. From exploring sustainable practices to learning about local ecosystems, we aim to inspire future environmental advocates.

While these are small steps in the right direction, we aspire to grow in our efforts to build more sustainable practices and encourage community involvement in the work we are doing.

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Learning Through Adventure

Explore our dynamic calendar of events, outdoor programs, and camps designed for curious minds from all backgrounds. Rooted in the wonders of the natural world, our educational programs are not just informative but also engaging and, above all, enlightening. At Wildcat Bluff, we bring nature close to home!

Join Us in the Exploration

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a loyal supporter, Wildcat Bluff Discovery Center always has something new to reveal. We invite you to join us on this thrilling journey of discovery, where the wonders of nature know no bounds, and each day offers a fresh opportunity to explore!

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Support Wildcat Bluff

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center could not exist without the support of the community and our donors. Our operating budget includes about 40% from donations, grants, and other contributions.

Very simply, we can’t do what we do without you. We were started by the community and continue to be here for the community. We’re always looking for volunteers, board members, community cheerleaders, and both in-kind and monetary donations to keep innovating and creating new experiences for all. We are your Discovery Center Collective!

You can contact Wendy Taylor at [email protected], or Kirk Daniels at [email protected] to make an investment or learn how you can be involved in making learning fun. We look forward to discovering together!