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Citico Wildlife Wilderness

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Great adventure just getting there!

You must call ahead to make your reservation for the tour and get directions to the place. It is... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Teri J
Tellico Plains
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Great Adventure!

We loved our adventure in the mountains looking at all of the wonderful animals! Our guide, Cleve... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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Apr 11, 2017
“Surprising Exotic Animals in Rural TN”
Mar 13, 2017
“Great adventure just getting there!”
In a mountain cove surrounded by the wilderness of Cherokee National Forest are ranging 30 species of native and non- native animals including 5 species of deer, three of African antelope, three of exotic cattle, Yaks, Bison, Capybara, African...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Vonore, TN 37885
+1 423-253-2353
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

What a fun afternoon we had with Cleve...owner and guide. He is quite knowledgeable re all the species on his property and willing to take the time to stop and let you ask more questions, take photographs, etc. He used a converted truck for our...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank dcsgbs
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

You must call ahead to make your reservation for the tour and get directions to the place. It is very remote in the beautiful wilderness of Citico Creek. The owner meets you at a locked forest service gate in the safari tour truck and your...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Teri J
Reviewed December 1, 2016

We loved our adventure in the mountains looking at all of the wonderful animals! Our guide, Cleve, was so friendly and was a great source of information on the wonderful animals we were able to see! A great time was had by all!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank stankdogg63
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is unbelievable! Had such a wonderful experience there today learning about the different animals. This is a great place for all ages!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Angela R
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience @ Citico Wildlife today. Four adults [my wife, our daughter and son-in-law], plus our 3 grandchildren [6, 4, & 14 months]. Cleve gave us a wonderful tour and pointed out at least 20 different species of animals most of which are not native...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Bill A
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We just loved our visit to Citico. We would recommend it for any age. There were so many unique and interesting animals there. Cleve could not have been a better tour guide! There were seven other people on our tour and everyone seemed to be...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Christine C
Reviewed October 15, 2016

What a wonderful experience! I live in Tennessee and will be taking everyone who visits me to this great adventure. The scenery is breathtaking, the animals are unique and plentiful, and Cleve is a fantastic guide. This is one attraction not to be missed.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank NJPickleball
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We had a fantastic time at Citico Wildlife. The animals were great to see and Cleve is an entertaining and very knowledgeable guide. Would highly recommend a visit to everyone.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Adam S
Reviewed October 3, 2016

What a TREAT! This is not your typical tourist attraction. It was a BLAST! FUN from start to finish. It feels like you are on your own private and personal safari. I will be sure to tell all my friends in Arizona about Citico Wildlife...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jimrtess
Reviewed October 1, 2016

My family had no idea what to expect when we ventured to Citico WIldlife from Tellico Village outside Knoxville. My parents live there and are always on the hunt for fun activities in the summer when their grandkids come to visit. I was blown away...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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April 28, 2015|
Response from VintageMorel s | Reviewed this property |
About 100, but since there's nothing around for miles and miles, feels like 10,000+ or more acres!