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Address: 11721 Gera Road, Birch Run, MI 48415
Phone Number: (989) 624-6177
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Lets you get up close with the animals

I visited with my 15 month old and this zoo allowed my little one to actually get up close and see the animals. The enclosures for some seemed small, but the animals looked well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
mcdana22
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Otter Lake, Michigan
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The animal enclosures and way to small for these beautiful animals.. They do not belong on concrete flooring, please expand their enclosure please for the animals benefit.. If you want to give people the total experience its not with them in tiny cages on concrete.I see there is a petition from change.org trying to get them to expand or close,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This zoo is really a poor excuse for a zoo and not at all worth visiting. The animals are kept in very small cages and it's not a zoo that has any more of a mission than making money.

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Otter Lake, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I visited with my 15 month old and this zoo allowed my little one to actually get up close and see the animals. The enclosures for some seemed small, but the animals looked well taken care of.

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Wyoming, Michigan
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I have been to many zoos, big and small but this one just did not impress me at all. There was a lot of cages in the back that were empty and there was a lot of wasted time walking but not seeing anything. A lot of the animals were out of eyeshot. A very small petting zoo did not... More 

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Medina
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Went to the Wilderness Trails Animal Park and had a very nice time. A wide assortment of animals to see. We saw lions up close and tigers and monkeys and bears horses and goats to name a few. Wear comfortable shoes because theres lots of walking and the trails are dirt and on a day after it rains can be... More 

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Westland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nice attraction, had a chance to speak to many staff as they were taking care of the pens. Staff were really friendly and eager to talk to you about the animals. The owner/operators were among those working. The park was nice, but be prepared, the trails are dirt.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Incredibly sad. Many of the poor animals , especially the bears, are kept in such horrible conditions. Tiny concrete cages covered on their own feces. I wish there was something I can do for them. Do not support the cruelty.

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went here last week with my 3 daughters and 3 grandsons. Went late in the day (about 5pm) so we almost had the place to ourselves. Its a great little zoo in the country & well worth a stop if you're visiting Frankenmuth or Birch Run. They have monkeys, lions, bears, tigers, a large reptile area and lots of other... More 

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Montrose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I took my grandchildren to this zoo they had a great time. It's a good zoo for children they can pet animals in the petting Zoo and also feed goats, deer, and fish. They also have alligators and a crocodile.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I would never go back here! We were told it would take about an hour to go through the park. When told that the latest they accept admission was 6:30pm, we did not realize you still have to leave the park by 7pm. We were kicked out at 7:20pm even though we had not finished going through. As we left... More 

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Address: Address: 11721 Gera Road, Birch Run, MI 48415
Phone Number: (989) 624-6177
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birch Run

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