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World Bird Sanctuary

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Owl Prowl for the win!

My sister and I went for the Owl Prowl, as an owl lover it was an absolutely fantastic experience... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Off season cold with fewer birds out

Nice facility with many birds not native to North America on display in outdoor enclosures. Despite... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
Andy L
Allen, Texas
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister and I went for the Owl Prowl, as an owl lover it was an absolutely fantastic experience. The classroom part was so fun and educational. We get to be so close to the birds and take pictures and videos. When they have the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Nice facility with many birds not native to North America on display in outdoor enclosures. Despite the cold, there were many visitors, however many birds were apparently off site. Many bird habitat structures were interestingly enough were Boy Scouts Eagle projects and made for a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

The good things are the Raptor hospital and rehabilitation. The ability to see a wide variety of Eagles, hawks, Cranes and Owls up close. That includes both Bald and Golden Eagles. The various trails of up to 7 miles of steep and difficult hiking by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

If you like all types of birds please check this place out. They have eagles to owls to every other off you can imagine. Absolutely great visit if you’re in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jdk627
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a free attraction next door to Elk Park. They do accept donations and sponsors for birds. The children enjoyed seeing hawks and eagles up close. Nice, quick experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bullfrog270
Reviewed July 31, 2018

The World Bird Sanctuary, was one of our stops on our daughters 19th Birthday. Nice place to walk and see all the birds. We Loved "Poe" and the eagles were very stunning. enjoyed see all the different birds. Nice Place!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Great place to go and take the family. They take care of many birds and birds of prey. Nice to see the vets helping to get birds ready to go back into the wild. You can go every month and there are different birds to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rob f
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I loved that there were many eagles roosting here rescued from all over the country. Nice leisurely stroll through the area pushing a wheelchair.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim P
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Saw the signs on the interstate and made a quick decision to eat lunch here. And wound up spending two hours here, looking at the birds and talking with a group of kids from St. Louis. Really pleased by how well tended the grounds and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed June 15, 2018

I thought this was a nice place for the kiddo and it is free. There are many different birds. We didn't see any demonstrations with the birds or get to go into the hospital place, but still enjoyed it. I really liked seeing the different...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Melinda J
October 5, 2018|
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Response from Kanda F | Reviewed this property |
The park is paved so a walker or wheelchair is do-able. The trails are not paved.