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Address: 14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732-9500
Phone Number: 17406385030
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The Wilds is one of our favorite attractions in Ohio. Over 10,000 acres of reclaimed land - shows what can be done to rehabilitate strip-mined areas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
RobKubo
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North Olmsted, Ohio
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North Olmsted, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Wilds is one of our favorite attractions in Ohio. Over 10,000 acres of reclaimed land - shows what can be done to rehabilitate strip-mined areas.

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Thank RobKubo
Wisconsin
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like wild animals, this place was just so-so in our opinion. The tour was very informative, but some of the animals we never got close to. They have many animals that I have never heard of. The also have a lodge and some yurts that you can stay in. We never heard an official price, just that they... More 

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Mt. Vernon, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'd never expected such a wonderful experience and such a great tour. The Wilds is a vast area of reclaimed strip mining land that has been turned into a wild life preserve. The animals are, for the most part, in pastures and roaming free. I was surprised to see such a variety, from camels and giraffes, to cheetahs, and ostriches.... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery and the animals were awesome. The guides were friendly and well informed. There were several places where the tour stopped so you could get off the tour bus and walk around. Great family fun and a Zipline for the more active.

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Springfield, Ohio
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wilds is a great place to see wild animals in an open area. Not like the zoo where they only have a little area to roam. Some of the animals will come right up to the tour bus and stick there heads in. There is some walking but not much. The tour takes about 2 hours the one we... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Kingdom City
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a "diamond in the rough" this special habitat is. 10k acres of pristine wilderness,professionally cared for by the Columbus Zoo...an hour or so just east of Columbus. There, you will "experience" a safari (or as close to one that an Ohio location could provide) ... complete with an open air vehicle and an informative guide who will introduce to... More 

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Mount Perry, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience! Zip-lining at The Wilds in Ohio over lakes & wild animals has such a great view of the surrounding areas. You can see for miles. Guides,Jake, Nick & Jess went above & beyond to insure all had a great time.

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Thank 71cruiser
Copley, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide for the open air tour (Tracy) gave an excellent tour. She seemed to know where to get up close to many of the animals and allowed us plenty of time for pictures. She even doubled back when she saw the rhinos getting close to the road. We were able to get very close to many of the animals.... More 

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East Petersburg, PA
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wildside tour is the way to go. You get very close to the animals and the guides are extremely knowledgeable. I stayed over in a yurt which was a great experience and the 'private dining' offered to overnight guests is very nice with outstanding staff. Yurt experience is a quiet one with limited wifi service so for those with younger... More 

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Palatine
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place, had a great dinner and breakfast as part of our Yurt package. I advise taking the Wildside Tour if you enjoy getting up close and personal with the animals. So very informative and interesting. Love that they are helping so many endangered animals.

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