We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Perry Wildlife Zoo - CLOSED

Review Highlights
ok but not the greatest

They could have more signs telling you where to go, which direction and how many miles. We drove... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2013
Greensboro, North Carolina
Worth the stop during a scenic drive through the area.

Excellent little zoo in the middle of nowhere. I know that some people may find it unacceptable to... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2012
Front Royal, Virginia
Read all 9 reviews
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average34%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Sep 11, 2016
“Sad to say, this small rural zoo is now closed”
Nov 11, 2015
“zoo is clsoed”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
9604 Trout Run Rd, Wardensville, WV 26851-8199
+1 304-874-3051
Improve This Listing
Reviews (9)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed September 11, 2016

After many years of offering youngsters and adults a place to see a wide variety of exotic wildlife from other parts of the world, and perhaps have lunch, a picnic, or a snack in their small lunch area beside this mountain backroad, the Perry Wildlife...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank aeroplus3755
Reviewed November 11, 2015

the zoo is closed! Has been for about a year. There is no date as to when it may open again but I think it is permanent.

Date of experience: July 2015
7  Thank George C
Reviewed March 4, 2013

They could have more signs telling you where to go, which direction and how many miles. We drove for about 5 miles on a back road, thinking we were lost but kept driving anyways and there it was in the middle of no where..... also...More

Thank jsmayle
Reviewed October 27, 2012

i have been here several times, and will be going back over and over again! i love how personal the experience is. it is a unique place, where you are very close to the animals. some you can even feed. ever fed a grizzly bear?...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Shenaef
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Excellent little zoo in the middle of nowhere. I know that some people may find it unacceptable to have baby lions and tigers on display for photographs, but the animals were born into captivity in the first place, and I believe that human interaction benefits...More

2  Thank Poland79
Reviewed August 20, 2012

had a nice variety of animals - some you could feed peanuts that you buy when getting your tickets - our girls favorite was the baby tiger - though if you wanted your picture taken with it (or a baby kangaroo) it was expensive. Only...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank rifam
Reviewed May 29, 2012

We have made several visits to the Perry Wildlife Zoo and it is always a rewarding experience. There is always a few new animals and some "old-friends" on hand to delight children of all ages (even us sixty-somethings). The highlight of this trip was a...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Lowcountryfare
Reviewed April 18, 2012

Love taking trip here each year to see the new animals.

Thank Liz N
Reviewed September 27, 2011

Who would have believed that you could find a Zoo in Wardensville, WV--But you can! Located 9 miles from the town, it is a easy drive. There are a variety of animals including, Bear, Deer, Rabbit and several others. The kids will love it. You...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank grands2travel
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
See's Motel
5 reviews
8.39 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Woodstock / Shenandoah Valley
549 reviews
10.62 miles away
Hampton Inn & Suites Woodstock
1,152 reviews
10.63 miles away
Comfort Inn
337 reviews
10.69 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9 nearby restaurants
Lost River Grill & Motel LLC
66 reviews
7.94 miles away
Quarter Mile Diner
42 reviews
9.38 miles away
Guesthouse Lost River Restaurant & Lounge
38 reviews
5.32 miles away
Kac-Ka-Pon Restaurant
63 reviews
8.80 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
Lost River Artisans Cooperative
15 reviews
3.66 miles away
Wardensville Garden Market
6 reviews
9.02 miles away
Cedar Creek Winery
12 reviews
10.58 miles away
North Mountain Vineyard and Winery
62 reviews
10.68 miles away