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The Wild Animal Park

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Address: 7621 Lakeport Rd, Chittenango, NY 13037-9529
Phone Number:
+1 315-727-5587
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Fun Family Day out

Great place to take the kids to learn and meet animals. I have taken nieces & nephews when they were old enough for an afternoon with their aunt. It gives me a chance to do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cicero, New York
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Cicero, New York
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to take the kids to learn and meet animals. I have taken nieces & nephews when they were old enough for an afternoon with their aunt. It gives me a chance to do things I use to do with my parents and gives my brother an afternoon without the kids. Children have a chance to "warm up" to... More 

Thank concertgoer2012
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went today with fiancée and 18month old daughter. It's a clean, friendly, interactive environment. The animals are active and seem very well taken care of. The staff does a wonderful job answering any questions you may have especially during the daily presentations at specific animals. Since I went last year there have been multiple new animal additions and many more... More 

Thank Steve S
Oneida, New York
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time going to a zoo this hometown zoo is family run and you won't believe all the animals they have right around the corner

Thank Brody56
Camden, New York
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I've been to the Wild Animal Park 3 times. My grand children and their parents, as well as my husband and I love it there! It is so open and clean. Does not smell nasty like many zoos I've been to across the country. The open living areas for the animals makes you feel like they are being taken care... More 

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Oswego, New York
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114 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

There were many highlights on this first trip to the park. We got there early and got to see the tigers get fed and listen to the presentation which was very nice formative. Also going early seems to help you see more othe animal feedings so the action level I think was higher. The giraffes have an elevated platform you... More 

Thank Robert M
Auburn, New York
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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

very interactive and hands on for all , the animals are usually active and within sight. You can feed a large variety of animals , including the giraffes .

Thank mike t
Deferiet, New York
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157 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We went there with the grandkids with no expectations of how great it would be. The kids had a blast. There are all kinds of animals and the opportunity to get close and even feed some of them was a blast. The place is very clean and well kept. It was a memory we will have forever.

Thank William S
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Great zoo! A place for kids & adults alike! I love the feeding tube & open feed areas. The shows are great & the alligator enclosure is awesome. Worth the price!

Thank Rachael C
Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We typically take our annual trip to the wild during October. The weather is usually cool enough that the animals are awake and active. Once you get past the sticker shock (admission, feed for the petting zoo, carrots for the giraffe and a pass for the bounce house) you'll have a good time! Don't feed all of your feed to... More 

Thank Cpan2
Northport, New York
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I very well run and clean wildlife sanctuary. It is not your normal zoo because you can feed many of the animals, including the Emu if you are brave enough! Feeding the giraffes was a highlight. They sell carrots for you to feed them. The staff seemed to really care about and have a special relationship with the animals.To be... More 

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