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Circle G Ranch: Wild Animal Park & Camel Safari

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Address: 831 Thorngrove Pike, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871
Phone Number: 865-932-0070
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Description: Come visit our beautiful 105 acre Wild Animal Park with over 500 exotic...
Come visit our beautiful 105 acre Wild Animal Park with over 500 exotic resident animals roaming freely in a natural habitat. See, view and feed hoof-stock from all over the world. Drive your own vehicle, ride our huge Safari Truck, Go caving or take part in our one-of-a-kind Camel Safari through our animal park. Prices are extremely affordable. Perfect for families, school/church groups or a scout outing. Check website for times, pricing and some reservations are required for certain adventures. Open 7 days a week (winter-weather permitted)Get up close to: Zebra, Water Buffalo, Camels, Aoudad, Deer & many more. Hope to see you soon!!
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SO AWESOME!!

If you are in the area, I urge you to visit this amazing place!!! My husband and I have been a couple times and just love it. If you have kids, this is a great adventure as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Seymour
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area, I urge you to visit this amazing place!!! My husband and I have been a couple times and just love it. If you have kids, this is a great adventure as well!! The animals come right up to your window, and let you pet them and feed them!! There is so much to see!!

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Decided to do this the morning we were headed back home. Be forewarned that if you're staying on the strip, this place feels like it is in the middle of nowhere. Worker was friendly. Should have gotten more feed. Had an ostrich and zebra stick their heads in our car! The alpacas (maybe they were llamas) were stubborn and didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

loved circle g its pretty inexpensive and seriously enjoyable the animals were very friendly but make sure to watch your fingers when feeding them! i will definitely return my favorite part was the fact that the animals actually looked happy and were roaming freely doing as they pleased instead of moping around looking absolutely miserable like in a zoo setting

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Circleville, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited this place last week. We did enjoy seeing the different animals, but the conditions are deplorable. The animals in the "petting zoo" are in terrible shape. They need groomed and taken care of. There were goats and could hardly walk due to matted hair and untrimmed hooves. There was a baby goat who was deformed and couldn't even... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I've been to Circle G Ranch 3 times now. I discovered this ranch on my 9 hour drive home to Indiana with my son and my poodle. The first time we sent was great, my son really looked forward to a return visit, he even gave the donkeys names. The second time was great except for a large cow dented... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

We were a family of six that did the drive thru truck safari tour. The best thing we have ever done! You can feed all the animals, pet them, & it is the funniest thing even. See photos. We also did the camel safari a bit pricey but worth it, at $60 a person, you get a walk around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Took my nephew for his birthday. We had a blast! I had tears streaming down my face the whole time. Be prepared the animals will invade you and your vehicles personal space lol!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The employees there are miserable and rude! They need to find a job they enjoy! I was gently touching a pig that was freely walking around and was yelled at and told to leave. I thought this was a petting zoo!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Circle G ranch was more than I expected! We had a great time seeing and feeding all of the animals! I was a little worried about my car going through, but none of the animals caused any harm..they are all very sweet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My family and I have been here Multiple times and each time we leave feeling like we got our money's worth. It is worth every penny! The kids love it! The animals are very friendly and love attention. We will definitely be back.

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