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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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Haven't laughed that much in a long time!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

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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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Well we read the reviews here on Trip advisor and decided to take the kids. I can honestly say this place is worth every dollar and if I could go there every week I would. I have not laughed as hard as I did here ever. The entire drive home the girls looked at the videos and laughed the whole... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I've been here at least four times and recommend it to anyone, young and old. My three yr old nephew had a blast but so did I!! There is usually a groupon for buy I've get one free. It's an activity that isn't too far away and doesn't require the whole day.

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Martinsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This park is off the beaten path, but well worth the time!!! Everyone in our party had a great time. Purchase food for the animals, and then drive around the park in your own vehicle. The animals come right up to your car! They try to stick their heads in the vehicle for treats. We fed zebras, llamas, emus, camels,... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had such a fun afternoon here! It is such an interactive time with the animals. We loved driving through the ranch in our car and the animals would come up to us and stick their heads in the car. At only $9 a person, this was well worth the trip there. It was so funny to be up close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was my second time at circle G and it was still as enjoyable as the first! Groupon frequently features them which makes it even more affordable. Allow about 2 hours to drive thru and the petting area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Visited on 11/8/14 with family.11 yr, four mid 30's, three 55+. We had a blast! Had no idea what to expect driving up and they don't really tell you when you pay. As soon as you drive in you are right in the middle of a feeding frenzy! All the animals start coming right up to the car, in the... More 

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