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Address: 446 Bar Harbor Rd., (Rte. 3), Trenton, ME 04660
Phone Number: 207-667-3244
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For me as an animal Lover the biggest disappointment was the lack of habitat for the animals! The Tigers are kept in small chain link enclosures, the wolves are kept in a larger... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Yesterday was one of the best animal experiences I've ever had. My husband and I were able to pet a wolf... He even licked our faces! We met a bear named Flipper and fed him thru his fence. It was amazing to see these massive animals up close. The Kisma Preserve is a place that takes in wild animals that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I have been here a bunch with my children and this is nothing at all what it is used to be as a Zoo. The zoo has become incredibly smaller, area wise and I am quite disappointed. I hope these animals get a new home and treated better soon.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

For me as an animal Lover the biggest disappointment was the lack of habitat for the animals! The Tigers are kept in small chain link enclosures, the wolves are kept in a larger chain link enclosure with some rocks and hills for climbing on, but in no way do they have an environment that is natural for a wild animal!... More 

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Portland, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was just me and my son (3yr). We paid $24 to see about 10 animals. If it was by donation only or $5, it would make it tolerable. Way overpriced for what you see. Many of the animals on the website are no longer there- very misleading.

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Verona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After reading the reviews here I was a little nervous about what it was going to be like. My boyfriend paid for the extras to feed the bears and pet the wolfs. Let me tell you after going and seeing what it really is, talking with the wonderful man who is running it and caring for the animals I see... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

When looking at the website you expect a beautiful facility, and upon arrival you realize there is very limited parking, and the entrance/payment system needs work, you have to wait at a gate and call for someone to come get you. Once in I was expecting more animals having paid $10.00. We saw a snake, 2 baby crocodiles, 2 wolves,... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Before you go read up on them on their website for the up-to-date costs & news. This isn't for everyone. We went on a rainy day and started with the tour. Some of the animals were out and about, but several were hunkered down due to the rain. Charles gave us great history on each of the animals there and... More 

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Bellaire, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I never expected to hold and feed a baby tiger while visiting Maine. We took the VIP tour and had personal attention from a guide for almost 3 hours and it felt like minutes. Well worth the money. He knew each animal and its history and had so many stories we've since shared a thousand times. Wait until you hear... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

The main thing I think other reviewers are missing is that this is a preserve, not a zoo. I went there expecting to see happy animals that were rescued for one reason or another and that is exactly what is there. It's clear that the animals come first and visitors second and that is as it should be. All of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I stopped by on my way back from Acadia Park, I was intrigued by the nature of the place being a preserve for animals. Our guide Sean was friendly but seemed a little scripted. Many of the animals were sleeping because it was very hot. You had to stay with him during the whole tour. While the premises could have... More 

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Address: Address: 446 Bar Harbor Rd., (Rte. 3), Trenton, ME 04660
Phone Number: 207-667-3244
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton

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