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Salato Wildlife Education Center

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Address: 1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
Phone Number: 502-564-7863
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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We visit Selato many times through out the year! We usually choose this over the Zoo, because costs are extremely low and we get a better animal experience. My two young boys... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Taylorsville, Kentucky
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Taylorsville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit Selato many times through out the year! We usually choose this over the Zoo, because costs are extremely low and we get a better animal experience. My two young boys always have a great time here and learn so much.

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Thank Reds_Momma39
Frankfort, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love going here. Native animals in more natural habitats than the zoo for a fraction of the price. Staff is extremely knowledgeable about the animals and the facility

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Thank Megan L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here may whole life. I enjoyed it when I was young and now my kids get to come here. My youngest daughter loves everything about the park. But her favorite is feeding the ducks.

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Thank Mamie C
Versailles
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We took our granddaughters for the tour. They loved it! We took many pictures and made great family memories. LaVerna and Robert Turner

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Thank Robert T
Paducah, Kentucky
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We've been there a couple times, little kids really love it. Plan to spend 1/2 a day. Anyone who appreciates wildlife and outdoors will enjoy the Salato Center.

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Williamstown, Kentucky
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The displays were clean and the animals appeared well taken care of. We had a blast! A fun day with a value that could not be beaten. Wear sneakers so you can take the non paved trails along with the paved ones. Pack a lunch to enjoy by the lake.

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Thank mrsstar1982
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Really amazing. Great for small children. Like a small very well maintained zoo. Perfect size for my 18 month old. Can't wait to go back and try out the trails.

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Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States
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53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I were deciding on a day out. Salato had been recommended a few years ago but we had never made it. A flip of the coin would decide between there and the zoo. It must have been an enchanted coin because it began a magical day at Salato. They are open basically business hours for hairdressers; closed... More 

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1 Thank davidesales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We were really pleased with our visit. The children and adults loved the animals and exhibits. Several exhibits indoor and outside. Plenty of benches to rest while everyone is looking at the animals. One of the most fascinating exhibits was the bees. It was AWESOME!! Lots of snakes, fish, wild turkeys,deer ,elk even bob whites!!! A really nice family outing.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Enjoy very much the ponds with the ducks and geese. It's a nice walking area. Very nice zoo like area, lot's of info about all the exhibits. We took our neice and nephew With their little girl, they really liked it.😊

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