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Address: 4525 Highway 78, Lilburn, GA 30047
Phone Number: 770 972 6643
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A 24-acre animal preserve with a wide variety of local species.

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Not bad for the money.

Having gone there many time in the 1980's and the last time 5 years ago it's definitely not the place it used to be. That being said, it was a fun place to take my granddaughter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
Iris K
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Dallas, GA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I used to visit the Game Ranch many times in the late 80's and early 90's when i was a child. So now that I have two little ones of my own I could not wait to take them here since I had so many wonderful memories. This place has changed so much. The deer no longer roam free throughout... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I went with my 3-year old granddaughter on Wednesday January 28th 2015 at around 11:00. TWO PROS: #1 Lots of animals just roam around the walking trail. #2 You can feed most of the animals who roam and who are in the cages and enclosures. LOTS OF CONS: All of the cages are rusted, and the grounds are very depressing.... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

What isn't there to like about a shaded, winding mile path through deer, chickens, friendly squirrels, fat pigs, donkeys, goats, and the like? This is a kid's paradise. Bring lettuce, crackers, and a $1 bag of dry peanuts and everyone will be your best friend.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place should be shut down, animals look poorly cared for, staff were either extras in dusk till dawn or off deliverance. It is just wrong, we are regular visitors to Atlanta and have been here once and will never go again. Don't go here, please just don't, if you go and look then use the washroom first before you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I can't believe this place is still allowed to be open. It's very delapidated, grotty and shabby and the enclosures for the Bears, Bobcats , foxes, coyotes and some of the other wild animals would look at home in a third world zoo as they are nothing more than concrete cages; small and depressing. Some of the animals look poorly... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Having gone there many time in the 1980's and the last time 5 years ago it's definitely not the place it used to be. That being said, it was a fun place to take my granddaughter. It's very rustic. The price was right, $15 for both of us and with taking our time and a visit to the playground afterwards... More 

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Lilburn, GA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have been going to the Yellow River Game Ranch my entire life. I have taken the kids here multiple times. Daycares around also bring the classes here. You can feed the animals and pet them. There are chipmunks that let you feed them throughout the wooded ranch. Deer will come right up to you and let you feed them... More 

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Athens, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Sad about the run down state we saw at what was once such a kid friendly place. The animals were hungry, lying or sitting in unsanitary conditions, and their water was filthy or non existent. Our group felt so badly for the animals. I hope someone who can take care of this situation sees these reviews and can help facilitate... More 

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PA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

First let me start with the good stuff. The animals are very friendly and my granddaughter had so much fun feeding them. It's not often that a peacock will eat out of your hand. The shade trees provide shelter from the blazing summer heat and it was a relaxing walk through the park. You can bring your own food to... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We absolutely loved the Peacock chasing the Rooster! Bring the kids or don't it is a fun and inexpensive experience.

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