There’s A Unique Wildlife Center Hidden In Kentucky And You’ll Want To Check It Out

There are many unique excursions throughout Kentucky, some more popular than others. In Frankfort, at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Headquarters complex, you may not know that there are 262 acres to explore, and some of them are home to unique wildlife! This hidden gem in Kentucky is kind of like a small scale zoo, but with plenty of natural habitats for both animals and native plants to thrive. If you haven’t spent time at the Salato Wildlife Education Center yet, you’ll definitely want to check it out.

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The Salato Wildlife Education Center is a relaxing oasis in Kentucky for both the animals who live there and the visitors who enjoy exploring Kentucky’s natural beauty. Have you been to this little known center? They have plans to expand, so it’s definitely a spot to visit and keep on your radar!

The Salato Wildlife Education Center is located at 1 Sportsman’s Ln. Frankfort, KY 40601. For more information, including an online brochure and maps, visit their website here.

And for another unique animal adventure in Kentucky, be sure to check out our recent article here.