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Promised Land ZOO

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Address: 32297 State Highway 86, Eagle Rock, MO 65641-7108
Phone Number: 417-271-3324
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Home to over 500 rare and endangered animals from all over the world...

Home to over 500 rare and endangered animals from all over the world representing 56 species. We have camels, kangaroos, lemurs, buffalo, omnivores, deer and we are home to many rescued large reptiles and tropical birds too! We have just added some cats to our park including Caracals and Servals. There is plenty to see in our 4 mile drive thru and petting zoo with walk thru area too! Come during one of our bottle feeding times and you will get to help our zookeepers bottle feed baby animals! Newly added this past summer we opened a new wing to the Walk Thru to include a Ring-tailed Lemur Exhibit, an American Alligator Poll and the Prarie Dog Town! Open everyday, year-round! Have a bigger family? Promised Land ZOO now offers a special Family Rate that will allow you to bring all the kids you want at a discounted rate (see our website for details). Also look to our website for personal tour, group tour and special party information. Bottle feedings daily.

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Had a large group in for a wedding in Eureka Springs AR and needed something fun to do with the kids. Had a large group and everyone enjoyed the drive through zoo and feeding the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a large group in for a wedding in Eureka Springs AR and needed something fun to do with the kids. Had a large group and everyone enjoyed the drive through zoo and feeding the parakeets. Wonderful time! Found it a little high priced for the adults, but overall very worthwhile and definitely would recommend it and go again!

1 Thank Chris72755229
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great zoo with both drive-thru and walk-thru portions. In the walk thru portion you can feed and pet a variety of animals from pigs and goats to prairie dogs and llamas. We arrived at feeding time and were able to hand feed a banana to the lemurs. The drive thru portion features animals like caribou and antelope... More 

1 Thank debgets
Friendship, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We decided to do the Personal Tour. Both of us are over 50 and love animals. It was great to be able to ride with Jungle Josh and be told facts about the animals. We were able to ride a in UTV - 4 seater and get out at some of the enclosures and feed the animals. It was really... More 

2 Thank Vicki A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We visited with a large group and drove over from Branson. It is a long car ride (an hour) but it was worth it to see the look on the kids faces when we drove thru and saw all the animals. There were not as many animals out as we expected and it took us total about 30 minutes to... More 

2 Thank Jlmh49
Pineville, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We had such an enjoyable time today. My only regret is it's been so close all this time and we'd never been before. Great, informative staff and a wonderful message throughout. Can't wait to go back and take the kids!

2 Thank Heidi C
Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We loved this zoo❤️. The petting zoo was so much fun! Feeding the baby animals was the highlight of my day. Not far from eureka springs so we just drove up for a few hours. It was time well spent.

2 Thank sherri g
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

My favorite drive through zoo. Go at feeding time so you can feed the baby goats. And go feed the birds, both of those things are included in admission. I also like that the animals can't come up and ram your car.

1 Thank Deanna B
Raymond, Kansas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

After reading about PLZ on Local signs, I was so excited to make the 10 mile trek to see the property. I read reviews on Trip Advisor which were excellent. (I found out after our visit that I actually researched the Branson location and not the Eagle Rock location.). Upon arriving at 10:00 am, we waited more than 15 minutes,... More 

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Promised Land Z, General Manager at Promised Land ZOO, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't enjoy the drive thru. We are a work in progress and will be adding a new feline house, kangaroos and extending the drive thru very soon. About 30% of our animals are rescues and we give them a great forever home. We also specialize in hoofstock; deer, antelope, zebra, Ect and that is what... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

It was a little hard to find following the gps and was a bit expensive, but we did have a great time. You can tell that it Is well cared for.

Thank Kris D
Grimes, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

The animals at this drive thru zoo are the usual bison, deer and emus but we still enjoyed it. The parakeet house was really cool and the boys loved the fact the birds came to them. Dad enjoyed feeding the little pigs and camel.

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