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Yellow River Game Ranch - CLOSED

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Always enjoyed taking our children there. Venue was well kept. The animals were kept in a very... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
ltcAtlanta
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Lilburn, Georgia
Great nature experience for kids!

I have read some of the negative views on this site & almost did not go because of them, but wanted... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
Y7605GYjanetc
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Marietta, Georgia
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A 24-acre animal preserve with a wide variety of local species.
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4525 Stone Mountain Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047-4527
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+1 770-972-6643
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited the site today July 30th. Learned that the Yellow River Game Ranch permanently closed in 2017. Keep Out and No Trespassing signs are posted. Visited with my daughter and my Granddaughter many times over the years. It’s sad.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Always enjoyed taking our children there. Venue was well kept. The animals were kept in a very natural setting. Will miss the Ground Hog day weather predictions by General Beauregard.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ltcAtlanta
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

I have read some of the negative views on this site & almost did not go because of them, but wanted to do something different with kids on beautiful fall day. It was great for the kids to interact with all the animals. We have...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Y7605GYjanetc
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

This place has been open for 35 years. They started out inside Stone Mountain Park, which was my first visit. Today I took my 10 year old nephew and we had such a good day. We went the day before Thanksgiving, before noon and it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 159travelb
Reviewed October 6, 2017

I had not been to the Yellow River Game Ranch in several years and was very disappointed to see that it's become pretty run down. We were trying to push a stroller on the trail and it was very difficult due to all the broken...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank luv2travel101548
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We viewed many different types of mostly common animals that you rarely see. So great for youngsters!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Tomatlanta656
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The ranch is a great place for the family. All ages. Feed deer squirrels rabbits and a lot more. It is the only place I know of where I feed a squirrel a whole peanut while holding it in my hand. Enjoy and support the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Theron R
Reviewed September 2, 2017

The animals kept here are sad and hungry. Most live in concrete pits and are denied the basics. There was no straw for them to nest in. None of them had food in their enclosures. (I call them enclosures because that's what they were-- they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank Michelle K
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

I took my nephew to the Yellow River Game Ranch on a July morning before it got too hot. The admission fee is more than reasonable and they have crackers, carrots, apples, etc. for purchase to feed the animals for a reasonable price. The animals...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank jenned17
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I had never heard about this place until I was randomly looking through the book in our hotel room and it had Yellow River under "local attractions". We decided to visit and I am so glad we did! We really enjoyed walking around feeding animals....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MissChris730
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