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Global Wildlife Center

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Address: 26389 Highway 40, Folsom, LA 70437-7777
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+1 985-624-9453
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Animals Up Close

Excellent afternoon with a drive to Folsom and visit to the Global Wildlife Center. Sign up for a tour with hordes of other people's kids or you book a private Pinz tour which... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chrissy S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent afternoon with a drive to Folsom and visit to the Global Wildlife Center. Sign up for a tour with hordes of other people's kids or you book a private Pinz tour which means you pay more but it your private vehicle driven by a guide who can answer your questions and get you up close to all of the... More 

Thank Chrissy S
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a great place! We were the only ones so we got upgraded to a private tour. Took us off the beaten path so we could see and feed even more animals. We. Ought a bag of food and I think this is the perfect size. The two of us emptied the bag by the end of the... More 

1 Thank Jordan G
Aldie, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This place is great to visit with your kids. We had so much fun feeding the animals that the kids wanted to do the tour again. We were fortunate enough to even get to feed the giraffe's out of our hand near the beginning of our tour. You won't be disappointed with a trip here.

1 Thank Chad J
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

I understand it's hard for the driver to see behind but the wagons need to prevent animals going underneath. Deer was run over and not a single explanation was given. Over all this place is nice but the experience of seeing a deer run over by a wagon was not at all what I had planned.

Thank Blane J
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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118 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

It is interesting to see once, I probably wouldn't go back for seconds, Not a hugh assortment but a good mix of animals.

Thank Kelvin L
Falconer, New York
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We are LA residents who live near here. My mom came to visit, so we decided to do this and take a private tour (2 adults, a senior, and a teenager). It was very cool. Being able to pet a giraffe, have a camel reach their head into your lap, feed a Chinese bull with a 5 ft wide horn... More 

Thank Triland2
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

If you love animals, this is the place to be. We took the private tour, which I highly recommend. You get much more one on one time with the animals.The guide was extremely knowledgeable, and you could tell she cared about them.She was even telling us about the female camel's attitude.There were so many different kinds of deer, elk, buffalo,... More 

Thank redcrawfish59
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Visitors board a safari train. There are a couple of stops along the route, which travels hundreds of acres during an approximate 1 1/2 hour tour. Visitors can purchase feed for the animals, $2.00 for a 32 oz. cup or $30.00 for a bucket of about 30 cups. The animals will run alongside the train, in the hopes of being... More 

Thank David T
Statesboro, Georgia
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This was so Awesomely Amazing!!!! I was just as excited as my kids. I love animals and the fact that you get to see these exotic animals up close and personal is phenomenal. Going to the zoo you usually see the plains animals at a distance; here they are all up on the wagon begging for food. I don't know... More 

1 Thank Denise G
Gulfport, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We've taken family members on both the general and private tours. Everyone from my 88 year old mother to my 3 year old grandson had a wonderful experience. Beautiful setting, knowledgeable guides and so many different animals that come close enough to touch. On the expensive side if you include a family bucket of food, but the money is spent... More 

2 Thank Nolafan2164

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