We’re open to the public six days a week, all year round. Our hours are as follows:

Tuesday through Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

So that you know, our hours may vary on holidays and during certain seasons. We recommend checking our website or giving us a call (509) 238-4126 before your visit to confirm our current hours.


Our admission fees are as follows:

  1. Adults (ages 18-64): $15
  2. Children (ages 5-12): $10
  3. Students (13-18 & up to age 22 with student ID): $12
  4. Seniors (ages 65+): $12 — (Free on Thursdays)

Children under the age of 5 are admitted free of charge. We also offer a 10% discount on all admission fees for military personnel and first responders.


You can purchase tickets at our gate or online.

Discounted Admission for EBT & Foster Families

It’s our way of supporting our community and encouraging everyone to learn more about the beautiful wildlife we care for.


For our frequent visitors, we offer an annual pass at a cost of $30 for adults and $20 for children. With an annual pass, you’ll enjoy unlimited visits to the Wildlife Center throughout the year.

Becoming a member is another great way to support our cause and enjoy a range of benefits, including free admission, discounts on our educational programs, and invitations to special events. Family Memberships starts at $100 per year.

Last Entry Time

We recommend you arrive at least 30 minutes before closing. This gives you enough time to enjoy your visit without feeling rushed.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our sanctuary, where you’ll have the chance to learn about and appreciate our amazing wildlife. Your visit supports our mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and educate. See you soon!

Best time to see the animals

The animals are the most active in cooler weather and may be napping midday in the spring and summer. Each day is different this time of year. For that personal one-on-one time we recommend doing an Animal Adventure (or two) during your visit.

Field Trips & Private Tours

Field Trips and Private Tours (small and large groups) available by reservation between 10:00 am -3:00 pm.  Reservations must be made in advance.   Call (509)238-4126 to schedule school field trips and group tours.  We cannot take reservations by email.

Special Events & Birthdays

Keep Cat Tales Wildlife Center in mind as a one-of-a-kind way to celebrate a special events and birthdays.  And for all the educators out there remember Cat Tales Wildlife Center as an option for a field trip.