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Purdy's Petting Zoo - CLOSED

120 Plemons Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-5706
+1 423-295-5156
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Local Zoo

Small and self-funded Zoo but many interesting animals with petting areas available. You are taken... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2016
trijutsu
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Madisonville, Tennessee
Cool Place

$10 for adults, $8 for kids (<2 free), then $10 for a bucket of feed, and $5 for pony rides. $56... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2015
Dpdavis54
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
May 18, 2016
“Local Zoo”
Sep 12, 2015
“Cool Place”
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120 Plemons Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-5706
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+1 423-295-5156
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Small and self-funded Zoo but many interesting animals with petting areas available. You are taken through the Zoo on local made carts with guides. It is an interesting and informative Zoo. A lot of creativity and time went into the development of this local and...More

1  Thank trijutsu
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Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

$10 for adults, $8 for kids (<2 free), then $10 for a bucket of feed, and $5 for pony rides. $56 total for my family. A little over priced but we had a great time. We got a few great pics and memories.

5  Thank Dpdavis54
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Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a great place for the kids and I enjoyed every animal. The Kangaroos are so sweet and lovable,the Emu's funny, the pecked (did not hurt) at my purse, rings etc. Really enjoyed all the animals.

2  Thank 920Trish
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Reviewed October 21, 2014

I haven't been in a while but decided to revisit with my niece on Saturday (10/18/14). the place was a mess. I wasn't greeted my a friendly staff like last time. the animals were filthy. the enclosures for the animals were filthy. they haven't added...More

3  Thank vixen2010
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Reviewed October 12, 2014

I went there with my two grandsons last Saturday. So cute; the animals are very tame and you are no longer advised that some could possibly bite you. I loved the two kangaroos. So adorable. The camel grabbed our food bucket, swung it up in...More

2  Thank RuthV714
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've lived and taught school in the area all my life and never knew this was here....how did I miss this? Went with a friend, daughter and their two year old girls and had a good time...They do have several interesting animals such as a...More

2  Thank Mary H
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Although I hate to discourage a family trying to make some spending money, this was a disappointment. First the admission for adults was $10.00 with no senior rate. The "Petting Zoo" probably was no larger than the size of a large yard and the poor...More

2  Thank Dave R
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

Thought we would give this place a try with all of the good reviews. We pulled up to its location and wondered what did we get ourselves into. Its in someones backyard. Young kids working in the office area. Total cost for 2 adults and...More

3  Thank LMMIowa
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

I scheduled a birthday party for my granddaughter at the Petting Zoo. I personally think it was the best decision I have made in a LONG time! The kids absolutely loved it and the adults did too! There was room to roam, see the animals,...More

1  Thank insureu2
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

I take my two year old grandson there once in a while. He absolutely adores the place. You can see a lot of goats, a huge turtle, a kangaroo, a couple of peacocks, a camel and more. They have pony rides for kids. It's very...More

2  Thank RuthV714
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