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“Fun at the Zoo” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fort Chiswell Animal Park

Fort Chiswell Animal Park
569 Red Hollow Rd, Max Meadows, VA 24360
276-637-6754
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Daniels, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Fun at the Zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I saw a billboard for this Animal Park so My husband and I took our granddaughter. It is a small park but instead of looking at animals behind glass you are right there with them. Most animal parks have signs up " please don't feed the animals" . This park wants you to and has feed and peanuts for sale for that purpose. It was a great day and we all had fun. Will go back again

Visited August 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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“Great Little Park for the Price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Stopped here on the way to the Beach from Ohio; For $12 for adults this is a great little place; The safari was great; You actually got to pet and feed camels, ostrich, water buffalo, etc. If you are expecting a big zoo this is not; It is a fun attraction for both adults and children; You really get to be close up with their animals.

Visited July 2013
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Hinton, West Virginia
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
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“An animal park for all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

It doesn't matter where you live or where you have visited, you will love this park. We visit 3 times a year and never get tired of it!!!

Visited August 2012
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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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“Not what I expected”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We took our group homes to Fort Chiswell Animal Park today. We really thought this was something really big with alot of animals. They did give us a great guide tour on the safari bus and we did get to see and meet some of the animals, but I guess we were just lead to believe there were alot more than they really were. The guide was very knowledgeable and caring. Our clients are mentally handicap and they were helpful with the clients. Don't think we would go back. Not worth our money!

Visited July 2013
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Marietta, Georgia
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“Must visit for kids of all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

With around 2-3 hours to while before heading further on our road trip, we looked at some options for fun activities with kids. The hotel front desk had some flyers that guests could look at. Fort Chiswell Animal Park was the only activity that was kid friendly and could be done quickly. We were in for a quite a surprise. Not only is this place affordable and quick, it makes for a memorable experience. The animals appear well cared for. When you see babies born on premises through natural methods, you know its a place that's as animal friendly as it could get. The petting zoo is just perfect if you're waiting for the safari bus. The tour guide was awesome and was very knowledgeable. We visited on a Monday and we were the only ones on the bus. So our experience was like that of a private tour. It was fun interacting with the animals and learning about them and how they joined the park. Cody the bison and Humphrey the camel are awesome. Caroline the water buffalo is adorable. Head to the instructions from the your guide. They are useful and to the point. Outstanding experience. Would do it again if I were in the area.

Visited July 2013
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