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Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nice place!

Please come see the animals here to support their upkeep!! It is great for the kids and adults... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Great little zoo

We really enjoyed this little zoo. My grandson loved feeding the giraffes and the camel. The bird... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Fredericksburg VA
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291 Wagner Ln, Kingwood, WV 26537-8168
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All reviews feed the animals perfect size couple of hours day trip an awesome experience wildlife zoo west virginia loved feeding the giraffes bird exhibit carrots camel pens wv admission land chimps
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Please come see the animals here to support their upkeep!! It is great for the kids and adults alike! Worth the money by far.

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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We took our grandchildren, ages 7 & 4, to this zoo for a day trip. It’s a great zoo for children and adults to interact with the animals! The zoo was very clean and the staff very friendly. My granddaughter loved feeding the goats and...More

Thank Jeanne H
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is a smaller zoo, but it is very clean. The animals seem well cared for and the upkeep of the place is very good too. The price is also very reasonable. My 2 year old was free, but 2 adult tickets and 1 ten...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My family and I went on a weekday and it wasn't crowded at all. It is a small zoo and you would spend about an hour to two hours here. I would recommend getting the bag of goodies to feed the animals. I really liked...More

Thank Kayla G
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this little zoo. My grandson loved feeding the giraffes and the camel. The bird exhibit was a big hit with everyone. It was exciting for them to land on you. It’s clean and small enough for the little ones to enjoy. The...More

Thank o2beinpa
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Small but very clean. Children can interact with the animals and there are some that you can feed like the giraffes and goats. Great for the price!

Thank kerrilynjames
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We had heard of this place and thought we would bring the family. We were pleasantly surprised. The young kids enjoyed the animals and it’s not a lot of walking. I think there should be more signage indicating what food you can give to the...More

1  Thank L2913DGmichelleh
Reviewed November 14, 2017

I have heard both positive and negative about this zoo. Apparently, the animals were poorly cared for in the past. It does appear the owners are making attempts to improve things, but more work needs done. Alot of the animals could use a larger area...More

2  Thank IrishVixen
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

This was a great zoo or you could actually feed some of the animals snacks that word unhealthy for them yet the dangers animals work at four and at the way that they did not have to interact with humans. it was an awesome experience...More

1  Thank MoneypennyReview
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This zoo is the perfect size to see in a couple of hours. They have a wide selection of animals. The pens and habitat are well kept. It's not a big commercialized zoo, it is family owned and operated. You will be glad you made...More

1  Thank iamTomKat
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July 12, 2015|
Response from WVAngler | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what previous years were yes some were still small but it appeared they were building new enclosures for Jaguars and other animals but some still seemed small