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-7pm. Bird admitting hours are 9am-7pm.
2015 UPCOMING EVENTS!
Tour Talks: Saturday, September 5th, 11am and 1pm
All ages $10 adults, $5 children (12 and under) Pre-registration required.
Join us this Labor Day weekend for a guided tour of The Raptor Trust’s aviaries with one of TRT’s educators. Learn more about the Trust’s efforts to give hundreds of wild birds their freedom each year, and hear some of the fascinating stories of the non-releasable raptors that have a permanent home at our center. Meet a live education bird, and learn about what makes a raptor a raptor as well! Please park in the visitor’s lot and follow the foot path next to the gazebo to The Raptor Trust gift shop.