The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center is located in the beautiful Beaver Creek State Park and contains over 300 mounted specimens in natural habitat displays along with live animals found throughout Columbiana County and Ohio.
The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center has live turtles as well as several live native snakes for visitors to see. They also have over 300 mounted mammals including deer bears beaver fox coyote badger bobcat mountain lion and a gray as well as both bald and golden eagles and many song birds that can be found in and around Columbiana County.
The Audubon Society has named Beaver Creek State Park and some of the surrounding area an “Important Bird Area”. A distinctive honor to be named an IBA the Beaver Creek State Park area is the only location in Columbiana County to hold this title.
The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center is open from the first weekend of May through the first weekend of October on Saturdays from noon through 4:00pm and on Sundays from 1:00pm until 4:00pm. The Center is also open by appointment throughout the year for school groups and community organizations. Curator Jim Kerr has over 30 years of experience as a teacher and wildlife expert so call Jim at 330-301-0019 or the Beaver Creek State Park Office at 330-385-3091 to set up a program or tour.