Calendar of Events
We will be closing at 2pm on Christmas Eve to allow our team to celebrate the holiday with their friends and family. Tours will run from 10am - 12pm.
Christmas Day - CLOSED
Turpentine Creek will be CLOSED on Christmas day to allow the TCWR team to celebrate the holiday with their friends and family.
World Wildlife Day
Summer Hours/Daylight Savings Time
This day we switch to our summer hours. (9a-6p)
World Bear Day
Cats At The Castle
TCWR 27th anniversary
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge turns 27!
Endangered species day
Animal Rights Day
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is celebrating AAZK Zoo Keepers Week. A week to celebrate all the hard work our team does to care for all the animals that call TCWR home.
International Cat Day
International Congress of Zookeepers - World Wide Keepers Day
Don't be a scaredy cat during this family-friendly nighttime fundraiser. Join us as we turn our property into an open-air haunted house, brooding with lions, tigers...and the occasional princess. Costume contests, games, giveaways, hayrides, and nocturnal animals await for the only time of year the Refuge is open during the dark of night! Learn more here!