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Gaylord's City Elk Park

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Address: E Grandview, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone Number: 800-345-8621
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Amazing, educational, up close view of 70 elk

Friday, Sept 2, 2016 at 3:00, after eating at Gobblers one block away, four of us totally loved the “Elk Viewing Area” right behind the Elks Lodge. Elk View Park is FREE. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Fostoria, Ohio
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Fostoria, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday, Sept 2, 2016 at 3:00, after eating at Gobblers one block away, four of us totally loved the “Elk Viewing Area” right behind the Elks Lodge. Elk View Park is FREE. You walk along the fence to see 70 in elk herd on 108 acres eating, lying in shade of trees, or frolicking in a large fenced area. The... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are traveling in or near Gaylord, this is a great stop. The road dead-ends in a parking lot. There is a narrow, grassy strip, then a fence. Park your car, get out and walk up to the fence. The elk roam behind the large enclosure. During the hot day they might be under the trees, but they come... More 

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were definitely here the right time of year to see full antlers. Not sure if it was a particularly active day or this is typical but we saw dozens of elk within 10-20 yards of the viewing areas, some even right along the fence. The males antlers were seriously impressive. For a free stop, you really couldn't beat it... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think we were fenced out and the elk were free to roam. Saw many elk up close. Nice way to see the difficult to find elk. You can drive almost up to the fence and walk a short distance or stay n your car and view them.

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Thank nansker
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is right in the City of Gaylord. It was raining pretty hard but we could still see some Elk. They were quite a ways out but this park is very cool!.Free and fun. Must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rainy the day we came but the herd was still available to view. If you can see the real deal you can always look at the picture posted.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here twice once on the way up and once on the way down. We were only able to get a far off view each time. So it's a hit or miss kind of thing. They are kept in a beautiful area and it seems like there's plenty room for them. Worth a quick stop and the chance of being... More 

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Alma, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This was beyond my expectations! The elk were beautiful and there were so many of them! Recommend to all! You park behind the Elks lodge and walk over along the fence.

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Gaylord, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We like to visit a couple times during the summer to see the deer and the elk. It's neat to see the antler's on the bucks, especially the ones that are more than a few feet across.

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Canton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Wonderful opportunity to see big and little Elk up close. Could watch them all day long. Bring chairs and stay a bit.

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