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.
Please park in large “Visitors” lot
at 1452 White Bridge Road.

Winter: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Spring (March 15-Memorial Day):
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Summer: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Fall (Labor Day-Oct 15):
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Please park in “Bird Admitting Only” lot
at 1390 White Bridge Road.

Winter: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Spring (March 15-Memorial Day):
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Summer: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Fall (Labor Day-Oct 15):
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.



Saturday August 30th, 1pm- Raptor Trust Tour Talks

This event is full.We will not be taking any more registrations. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

Meet at The Raptor Trust Gift Shop                                                             $10 adults, $5 Kids 12 and under                                                                         Registration required.                                                                                         Please call our education center at 908-647-1091 to register.  Registration closes Friday, August 29th. If you are interested, please be sure to register before then because availability is limited and spots fill up quickly.

Join us on Labor Day weekend for a guided tour of The Raptor Trust’s                                                                                                                               outdoor aviaries. Learn about the work of The Trust and hear some of the                                                                                                                                 stories of the nearly fifty birds of prey, including hawks, eagles, falcons,                                                                                                                                 and owls, that have a permanent home at the center. Meet at The Raptor                                                                                                                                   Trust Gift Shop.


Saturday October 11th, 2-4pm- Focus on Raptors Photo Event

 $150, adults only. Limit 10 people                                                                       Registration required.

An opportunity for committed shutterbugs to take close-range                                                                                                                                   photographs of our educational raptors in outdoor settings.                                                                                                                                                           Possible species include: barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, red-tailed                                                                                                                                       hawk, American kestrel, peregrine falcon. Meet at The Raptor Trust                                                                                                                                           education center. Please call our education center at 908-647-1091 to                                                                                                                             register.



Books for children & adults, hand-crafted jewelry, stuffed animals, and Raptor Trust apparel. Open 9 a.m to 4 p.m. every day. All sales support the work of The Raptor Trust.


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