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The Wilds

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It was so nice to see animals outside living in a natural habitat. The service was great and it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lavelleliz
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Cleveland, Ohio
Safari in the pouring rain

We stayed at the Baymont Hotel in Cambridge and there I found some good directions in the book they... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Ruth H
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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732-9500
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was so nice to see animals outside living in a natural habitat. The service was great and it was a really unique experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lavelleliz
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We stayed at the Baymont Hotel in Cambridge and there I found some good directions in the book they keep in the rooms about attractions and diners. There are many billboards advertising this place but not too many signs along the country roads getting there....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ruth H
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

If you want to go to Africa and be with the free roaming animals but know that won’t haooen your in luck. Go to The Wilds. It’s about an hour and a half from Columbus OHIO (so u can also visit the Columbus Zoo!). This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stofficer
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This last weekend I took my family to the Wilds. We had a great time there got to see and learn about a lot of really cool animals and a few even came up to the bus. My daughter loved it. I feel like it’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trarcher09
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Greatest Animal Excursion yet. The Staff are very helpful and polite. The Trainers are incredibly smart, educated and take their jobs serious. Would recommend to anyone wanting a safe, affordable and entertaining day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony J
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We go at least once a year, normally in the summer but this year we went in the Fall and froze but it was totally worth it. I love this wonderful place because they are successfully breeding endangered animals and rebuilding herds of animals on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane8921
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Miniature Africa in the middle of Ohio. We took the 2.5 hour Open Air Safari Tour, and had a great time. Animals walked right up to the bus with many sticking their heads inside. Nothing like going eye to eye with an Ostrich while your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hjbear23
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I remember as a youngster what this area looked like with the strip mining. It is truly amazing what has been done with it! My 3 year old granddaughter picked The Wilds as her reward she had earned, I am so glad she did! There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gumpper
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We booked a 2.5-hour Open-Air Safari Experience here as part of a 3-day, animal-packed, combination Columbus Zoo & The Wilds trip to see animals. Very thorough and educational guided tour of many animals, some endangered, given by knowledgeable guides. Good photo opportunities. Very inexpensive for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rekampam
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay in the yurts in one of the last weekends open for the season. There IS WI-FI contrary to what another recent reviewer said. Had no trouble accessing in our yurt. Yurts are clean and well equipped for comfort. The food was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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951eileenh
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Teresa C | Reviewed this property |
At a certain temperature they will be moved to enclosures. But, as we know, Ohio weather rebounds so it is best to call ahead to see where they are in their season.
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951eileenh
October 13, 2018|
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Response from parrots2 | Reviewed this property |
We booked a tour online before traveling. It’s the only way to see the animals.
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retbroke
September 3, 2018|
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Response from leantha | Reviewed this property |
They like you to be there 1/2 before your schedule visit.
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