Welcome to Quest, a brand new nature experience in Latta Nature Preserve. Our 13,000 square foot facility is ready to receive visitors. Quest will be the starting point for your outdoor adventure in Huntersville and is just 20 minutes from Uptown Charlotte.
Come meet our host GAR and enjoy the NOTHING SURVIVES WITHOUT WATER exhibit hall. Attend a program or grab a trail map. The gift shop will be open and offering everything from drinks and snacks to nature themed gifts and crafts. Borrow a fishing rod - we can even supply the bait (on sale in the gift shop). Bring your own picnic, sit on the patio, and immerse yourself in nature.
10 am - 5 pm Daily
LATTA NATURE PRESERVE
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.
THE RAPTOR CENTER
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 the Gift Shop at Quest and purchase tickets or an Annual Pass.
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.