Welcome to the Raptor Trust
The Raptor Trust is one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States. Located in central New Jersey, the Trust includes a hospital with state-of-the-art medical facilities, quality exterior housing for several hundred birds, and an education building. A stalwart advocate for birds of prey for three decades, it is now recognized as a national leader in the fields of raptor conservation and avian rehabilitation.The Raptor Trust is open to the public seven days a week. Visitors are afforded a unique opportunity to view at close range the many hawks, eagles, falcons and owls that are permanent residents at the facility. There is no charge to visit, but a modest donation of $2.00 per person is encouraged. The Raptor Trust is a private, non-profit, tax-exempt corporation. We receive no government support and rely on private contributions for our day-to-day survival.
TRT’s current visiting hours are: 9am-5pm.
Bird admitting hours are 9am-5pm.
2015 OCTOBER EVENTS!
“Focus On Raptors” Photo Event: Saturday, October 10th, 2-4pm
Adults only. Limit of 10 people. $150
Pre-registration required 908-647-1091
An opportunity for committed shutterbugs to take close range photos of our education hawks and owls in an outdoor setting. Please park in the visitor’s lot and join us at the Education Center.
“Not So Scary Screeches and Scavengers” Program: Saturday, October 31st, 2-3:30pm.
Children ages 5-9. $7.00 per person
Please call 908-647-1091 to register.
Join us for a look into the secret world of owls and the often misjudged vultures of NJ in this festive children’s program. Includes a program and a brief guided tour of The Raptor Trust aviaries as well as an up close encounter with one of our resident owls. Please park in the visitor’s lot and join us at the Education Center.