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Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Address: 2887 Royce Rd, Varysburg, NY 14167
Phone Number: 585-535-4100
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Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Varysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Let your imagination run wild as you take a 60 minute guided trolley ride through our 63-acre park...
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Let your imagination run wild as you take a 60 minute guided trolley ride through our 63-acre park that features over 200 animals and 30 exotic species including zebra, camel, elk, ostrich, emu and more!Our tours and restaurants are wheelchair accessible!HVAA Restaurants•We have 2 restaurants on-site they are The Lodge at Hidden Valley and The Trailside Grill & Bar•The Lodge is a beautiful timber frame restaurant that is available for fine dining, weddings and special occasions.•The Trailside Grill & Bar is a quick service restaurant and is a great place to celebrate birthdays and all occasions.•enjoy the picturesque views and outdoor seating at our four season destination and Let your Imagination run wild!•We are only 20 minutes off of the 400 in East Aurora, and 20 minutes off of the I-90 in Batavia and if you like to snowmobile we are located right on the trail in Varysburg, NY.

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warsaw, ny
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Have been here several times for dinner and most of them were not impressive at all. How do you screw up eggplant parm?? Seriously?? The gravy over the pork roast tasted like dirty dish water. The buffet they had for Christmas last year - desserts looked like they had been trampled over! I can handle the food in the bar... More 

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Milton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

On our way back from a photography trip to Letchworth State Park. We discovered the Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. What an awesome surprise. The entry fee was quite reasonable (about 15 dollars) and the place is absolutely beautiful. It includes a petting farm, a ride in a wagon through the animal reserve, a large fish and bird pond as well... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Located outside the city hustle and bustle, this is a great place for adults and kids. We have had season passes for 1 year now and it never gets old! You see different animals out each time. There's a trolley ride and petting zoo. 2 restaurants-we have eaten at both, the lodge is great for an adult only night, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We decided to take a sunny day to enjoy the outdoors at Hidden Valley Adventure Park in Varysburg, NY. The park is a growing gem similar to African Lion Safari but you ride a tractor driven tram with a guide that tells you educational information about the animals. The tram stops to let you feed and photograph up close as... More 

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Webster, NY
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It's a scenic drive to Varysburg and seeing all the animals was very fun. There are so many! My kids really enjoyed how close the animals came to the trolley. Feeding the animals is a lot of fun too. I would love to come here for a wedding sometime. It is a little pricey but you get a lot for... More 

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Victor, New York
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30 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We visited Hidden Valley on a Saturday in September. We arrives just prior to 10 AM and were able to catch the first trolly ride to see the animals. The trolly was not full and this provided a nice vantage point to see the animals. I would suggest getting there early as the trollies became more packed as the day... More 

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Oswego, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was our first visit to Hidden valley Animal Adventure. Parking is free and plentiful with handicap parking readily available. As you walk toward the main building it is hard to ignore how well kept the property is, both very clean and well laid out. For anyone needing a restroom, one is available inside the restaurant being passed on the... More 

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Cuba NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

You definitely need to take advantage of visiting Hidden Valley Adventures. Our family has visited several times over the past 2 years and have never been disappointed. Our party includes 3 generations, and each has a favorite. Not only is it fun, it is educational ( the workers know more than most), offers great food options and your visit can... More 

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Kendall, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I really enjoy this place. I love to take pictures and you cant ask for any more willing animals than at this place. The only problem is trying to get them without people in them but I have gotten some excellent shots here. The fall is the best time of year to go and the earlier in the day the... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was just like Jurassic Park -- but with the most boring animals in the world. $70 for a family of four to take a bumpy tractor ride for an hour. We sat on the passenger side of the cramped trolley. Because most of the stops had animal access only on the driver side we were basically treated to splendid... More 

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