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Oglebay Park Good Zoo

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Address: 465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV
Phone Number: 1-800-624-6988
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Great small town zoo

Nice well kept small town zoo. Great selection of animals. Lots of hills and walking though. Take the golf cart shuttle of older or have small children. Awesome train ride and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

2015 made for yet another fantastic ZooBrew event. We have attended this event for multiple years and every year it gets better. The beer was of course wonderful, but the food was exceptional this year. It was a real treat this year to be able to watch throughout the evening how beer is made and talk with the brewers. Of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are Wheeling locals and have been enjoying the Good Zoo for years. My children have never missed the annual Easter event, or Boo at the Zoo. It's a wonderful zoo for adults and kids of all ages - a playground, indoor and outdoor exhibits, a train ride, lots of benches if you need a break, Christmas lights and laser... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was our second time to this event and we enjoyed a lovely evening of wonderful food and beer samplings. The music was GREAT! We really enjoyed the availability of interaction and education about the animals. Although it was difficult to pick just one favorite animal that evening the sloth had to be my favorite. The evening had the potential... More 

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Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice well kept small town zoo. Great selection of animals. Lots of hills and walking though. Take the golf cart shuttle of older or have small children. Awesome train ride and train model set up . Worth a stop. Prices are just right too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We really like this zoo and go there every time we visit Oglebay Park. It is a small zoo but has a variety of animals and a lot of activities for children.

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Byron, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We did the zookeeper tour. It was great. We got to pick what three animals from a list. We picked the red panda, the mongoose lemur and otters. We got to feed them and learn about them. It was fun. It was a private tour and pricey but worth it. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We toured the inside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Perfect for small children, the train was very pleasant. The variety of animals is good and the park is clean. Not a huge zoo that takes all day to see. The snack bar and gift shop were very reasonable in prices

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Pickerington, OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Smaller zoo, so it's perfect for younger children. Since it is smaller, felt more "interactive" than larger zoos. Our young daughter loved the train ride. We got the caboose & a zebra chased right at us. Our little one screamed (half thrilled/half fright, ha!). Kangaroos were out & about. Boys seemed to love the dinosaur exhibit.

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Wheeling, WV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Oglebay Park Good Zoo used to be called Good Children's Zoo when we moved to Wheeling in 1979. That is how I think of the zoo, as more of a Children's zoo, mainly because it is a smaller size zoo, not comparable to San Diego, Pittsburgh, or other large zoos. But, despite its size, the Good Zoo is a lovely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We visited the good zoo today it was very disappointing,we paid for the train ride and we saw all of 3 animals smh really ???people we can do better than that!! all the exhibits were dirty and sad looking we won't be going back

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Address: Address: 465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV
Phone Number: 1-800-624-6988
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling

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