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Salato Wildlife Education Center

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Great place to visit

Great place to see Animals without having to go to the zoo. Not too big so your kids won't get... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Evie M
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wonderful place for wildlife info

They have info and stuffed and living versions of various animals here along with 2 fishing... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2016
Lexington, Kentucky
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Great place to see Animals without having to go to the zoo. Not too big so your kids won't get tired of walking. We love the bear, elk, and buffalo.

Thank Evie M
Reviewed November 22, 2016

They have info and stuffed and living versions of various animals here along with 2 fishing pond/lakes. The have tons of geese outside so watch where you step. The info inside is great and the people that run it are great wealth of knowledge.

Thank kyfishing
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We visit here regularly. It is a beautiful facility and is well kept. It is relaxing and educational and the workers are very knowledgeable. Its fun for all ages and physical ability. You can see as much or as little as you like. Its a...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

There on a beautiful Friday. No tours. No lectures. No love animals. Lots of school kids. Exhibits were educational but I was hoping for more. A 9 year old learns better from personal teaching instead of reading posters.

1  Thank Miranda6970
Reviewed September 23, 2016

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.

1  Thank Reds_Momma39
Reviewed September 5, 2016 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.

Thank Mamie C
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

Thank Robert T
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.

Thank ldbrown3138
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...More

Thank mrsstar1982
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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$4 So sorry took so long. Have not been on TripAdvisor fir months