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Lagoon Deer Park

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Address: 1012 Martins Point Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-6292
Phone Number: +1 419-684-5701
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Come and walk amidst a land of enchantment- as you stroll through the park...

Come and walk amidst a land of enchantment- as you stroll through the park you will be greeted by animals of all nations. You'll feed them by hand, and they'll follow you through the park. Pet these animals from Europe, Asia, South and North America, and Africa. You won't want to miss our NEWEST additions- over 75 new babies born each year! Take a break from the lake. Fish with us in our calm, cool, shaded lagoons. Fish brought in regularly, including catfish, bullheads, and carp. Also, largemouth bass, crappies, rock bass, and bluegill propagated on property.

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Beware, The Ostrich :)

We went to the Deer Park today for something to do and what can I say....? There were a lot of animals out and about. This was the second time I've been there and both times I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 12, 2016
Marian F
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Dickinson, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The deer and the llamas come right up to you to you and eat out of your hand, it was so fun. make sure to hold you back up high, the deer know how to bite a hole in it so all the feed spills out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Deer Park today for something to do and what can I say....? There were a lot of animals out and about. This was the second time I've been there and both times I just felt like they were gonna attack me. Now....totally not their fault since I was holding a bag of feed. Lol. The Ostrich... More 

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Thank Marian F
Millville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

I took my family here for a visit because I wanted to see a deer up close. And I sure did! You can purchase bags of corn and peanuts to feed them! Warning: hold the bags high because they know what theyre doing. There was a few deer that bit a hole in the bottom of my bag -_- so... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Great experience feeding the animals outside of cages. Although the little goats get jealous and try to take you out. Lol very funny watching a baby goat run, jump, & buck.

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Thank Crystal J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We come here every year when we go to Cedar point. And we get a bucket of food. We have 3 children under 10 and there is no fighting no when we leaving no I'm bored they just have a great time. Don't judge this place by the looks it's totally fun and your kids will remember it forever don't... More 

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Thank Roy D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

My husband & I were in the area recently and stopped by. The staff was friendly. Buildings were well worn and in need of renovation. There was a wide variety of animals to see and feed. We each bought a bag of food and walked around feeding the animals. Some were in the open area and others in separate pens.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

This place is probably better on days when it has not rained. It was simply a huge caged in lot with smaller cages. Some animals ran around free while some were in the cages. You walk freely among the animals and feed them- watch your younger children I saw several have their feed bags ripped from their hands by the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We went here on a whim after looking it up on Tripadvisor and I'm happy we went. The deer are sweetly aggressive and so funny! Definitely guard your food! They are sneaky and fast!! It was an enjoyable hour and I would go back again.

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Thank Angela G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Be prepared to use a can for the feed and hold it high. Also do not wear sandals...ouch got my feet stepped on. My husband probably had 30 deer surrounding him it was hilarious. Be prepared to tuck your shirt in they will chew on yur clothes.

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Thank sherry g
Lake Zurich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I was driving from NJ to IL and looking for a short diversion for the trip. This was not far off Rt. 80 and a FUN experience for myself and my teenage son. Who knew deer could be so friendly? We purchased a large bag of feed and were warned to be careful - the deer will knock it out... More 

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