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Wilderness Trails Zoo

#2 of 6 things to do in Birch Run Features Animals
11721 Gera Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415-9452
+1 989-624-6177
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Wouldn't call it a zoo

We arrived when it opened, before it got hot.. Most of the animals were laying around.. The brown... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brownstown Township, Michigan

Over the years, we have probably driven by this place 2 dozen times, more if you count before I met... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Pontiac, Michigan
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  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“gift shop” (9 reviews)
“picnic area” (4 reviews)
11721 Gera Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415-9452
+1 989-624-6177
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived when it opened, before it got hot.. Most of the animals were laying around.. The brown bears, it was a sad sight. One was in this pool and the other one, just laid there. I felt so bad.. The enclosure was a cage...More

2  Thank emretta
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Over the years, we have probably driven by this place 2 dozen times, more if you count before I met my wife. This was a great zoo with very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We didn't know what to expect before we got there, but after...More

Thank Almont2
Reviewed May 24, 2017

When I have my grand daughter for a day we enjoy going here to see and feed the animals. Nice little zoo.

Thank tstroope
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I read the OLD reviews of this zoo when we got home and I thought, this place must have really improved. I thought it was great, animals in cages but they all looked healthy and happy. I believe you should visit for yourself and see...More

1  Thank rnperkins2017
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Now, if the newer reviews were positive why did you choose to focus on the negative report? This park is delightful. I go every year and I drive over an hour to get there. It sure beats the Detroit zoo for atmosphere. A zoo is...More

4  Thank 3angelwings1
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Cute animals, the kids loved it. Big enough to feel like a large zoo but small enough our little kids could walk all of it. Gift shop was reasonably priced. Lots of feeding stations where you purchase and toss in food in which makes the...More

1  Thank ob1215
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I am torn about this place. First, the zoo was very clean with employees about cleaning. The animals were well fed. It took about an hour to go through the zoo and you could wander for as long as you like. We went in Oct....More

3  Thank jess51bum
Reviewed September 12, 2016

My wife and I went here for a relaxing day of leisure during the summer. This was our first visit. And it was much better than we expected! Not the largest zoo, but very quiet and relaxing...we enjoyed the bears, tigers and lions! The price...More

Thank jon671859
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Lots on country walking! Very spacious ! Clean little pricey but can spend as long as you like offers picnic area bring your cooler and wagon

Thank lovetocamp11
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I live nearby but had never visited this place until last week. We took our 2 year old and it was perfect for her to see so many animals up close! And she loved the petting farm area and ended our visit with some playtime...More

1  Thank MelissaKay
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