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Salato Wildlife Education Center

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1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
+1 502-564-7863
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Good experience....good value

Certainly not a big zoo but very entertaining and educational for its purpose....to showcase native... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MikeLovesHuntsville
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Frankfort, Kentucky
Game Farm

We love the game farm! Its an awesome activity for families or just to take a walk and see some fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
btm8004
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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
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+1 502-564-7863
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"live animals"
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"fishing pond"
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"indoor and outdoor exhibits"
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"walking trails"
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"bison"
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"local animals"
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"great place for children"
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"love animals"
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"children and adults"
in 3 reviews
"whole family"
in 6 reviews
"picnic area"
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"walk around"
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"any age"
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"great place to visit"
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"turkey"
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"self guided tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly not a big zoo but very entertaining and educational for its purpose....to showcase native Ky animals, fish, and reptiles. A very good (and inexpensive) way to spend a couple hours in Frankfort! Look for the wild rabbits, geese, and ducks as you enter the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the game farm! Its an awesome activity for families or just to take a walk and see some fun things. My kids love it! The staff is always great. We go a few times a month.

Thank btm8004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walk outside & great play/hands on learning area inside. Both my 6 & 9 yr olds enjoyed it. It was a hot day on our visit and a lot of the animals were staying in the shade but could still be viewed.

Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place! Part zoo and part educational center and ALL fun! Great place for the family to spend a day to learn about local wildlife!

Thank ThreeFeathersRanch
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The nature walk was really interesting . You get to see the animals in almost a "nayural " envoirment. I would almost call it Frankforts best little Zoo. My wife especially enjoyed it after having cataract surgery. the animals were very clear to see.

Thank pamjoefrankfort
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice local place for families. Enjoyed brining my out of town family. It has grown over the years. Nice that you can get fishing poles for free.

Thank tkaverill
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Salato is a very educational, fun thing for any one to go to. It is very quite and enclosed. Is very safe for young exploring children. Seeing wild animals so close is amazing. When I went last I got to see the buffalo being fed...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Been living in Kentucky for seven years now and finally made our first trip here. It is a great place for kids of all ages. They have some awesome displays of Kentucky wildlife (black bear, bobcats, deer, elk, bison...just to name a few). Make sure...More

Thank William O
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

My husband is a forever fan of Kentucky Afield. He saw an episode featuring Salato Wildlife Education Center and decided we should take one of our grandson's there during Spring Break. This must be how it felt to be Elvis. We had the place almost...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with a group of kids. They can see why wildlife in Kentucky is all about. If you’re in town stop here, very interesting and you can stay 15 minutes or 2-3 hours.....

Thank JhibbnJuno
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$4 So sorry took so long. Have not been on TripAdvisor fir months
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