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Welcome to Quest, an exciting nature experience in Latta Nature Preserve. Our 13,000 square foot facility is the starting point for your outdoor adventure in Huntersville, located just 20 minutes from Uptown Charlotte.  

Come meet our host Gar and enjoy the NOTHING SURVIVES WITHOUT WATER exhibit hall. Explore self-guided activities or chat with a naturalist. Borrow a fishing rod or enjoy a picnic on the patio. Enjoy nature in whatever way suits you!



Walk on the wild side at Latta Nature Preserve: 1,460 acres of natural communities, flora and fauna. The preserve, Mecklenburg County's largest, forms a green peninsula extending into Mountain Island Lake and protects a natural heritage site and several endangered plants.


You don’t have to wait to get started. Follow this link to start enjoying adventure at Latta today.


Scheduled to be complete in 2022, the Raptor Center at Quest will feature 40 enclosures with birds from around the world and right here in our own back yard. We are building a brand new facility right out the back door of Quest. Until then, you can still walk the Raptor Trail at 6000 Sample Road. Stop by to purchase tickets or an Annual Pass.

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Quest is chock full of environmental education offerings. LEARN MORE.

Fishing and paddlesports are just two of the many outdoor recreation offerings at Quest. PLAY MORE.

With fourteen different hiking trails to choose from, you'll never get tired of choosing your adventure at Quest.


Want to volunteer with us? We'd love to talk with you about service opportunities at Quest. SERVE MORE.

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