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Irvine Park is a great part of our community. My family visits numerous times throughout the year... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nathank61
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Beautiful Park

We drove through the park on recommendation. What a beautiful park. Wish we had time to hike. Cute... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Seekye1st
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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Irvine Park is a great part of our community. My family visits numerous times throughout the year. Either to play on the playgrounds, visit the animals in the zoo or wander through the Christmas Village to view the lights. There are many great picnic spots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank nathank61
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We drove through the park on recommendation. What a beautiful park. Wish we had time to hike. Cute free zoo with a black bear we could have watched for hours! It’s a small zoo, but they have some unusual animals, and Elk and Bison roaming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seekye1st
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Park.....beautiful remodel....love this park ..... A great place for the family to picnic and enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kesseak
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We went thru this zoo every day. We were staying on Glen Loch lake which is very near. Loved the outdoor enclosure for the bison, elk and others it was nice to see how much room they have to roam in. There is also the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nannygoat2014
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We went here after touring and tasting beers at Leinenkugel's and having lunch because we needed to stretch our legs and burn off some of that tasty beer. We parked in a lot further into the park, but right by the bison. Being from Chicago,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I wish we had something like this by our home! The park is so peaceful, lots of nice walking trails and the zoo is a nice plus. Animals look healthy and cared for.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Candice K
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We went to the park and did not expect to see bears, lions and lemurs. That is a very cool place and the admitance is free. A great way to spend a few hours walking the path of the park and viewing the different wild...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Minimal but well kept park in woods area. Some historic sights. and a refreshing wooded walk with many intersted floral and fauna sights along with animals.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JasonK3532
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Special memories are made here. Gem of a place with lots to do from seeing the animals to playing in the water feature. Playground was safe and offers a variety for kids of all ages. Great place!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa W
Reviewed July 6, 2018

If you are looking for a zoo you won't find it. But as for a beautifully kept park with lots of wildlife to see, great walking trails, plenty of picnic tables and a great way to spend a couple hours don't miss the park. And...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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jen8222018
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Teresa W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Went there with my family to ride bikes
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Kristin D
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Roberta R | Reviewed this property |
The old cave that was used to store soda and beer is located on the old bear den road. It has always been available to enter. That park road is sometimes only available for walkers or bikers during the day. It is a short... More
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Wiscone
May 29, 2016|
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Response from Lady1122 | Reviewed this property |
The closing time is 8:00 pm. It is posted around the park and there are gates in strategic places where they close the park. I was there today and the new Welcome Center was not open yet. Saying mid-June. But the... More
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PrincessKila
Seattle, WA
Irvine park with train? (2 Replies)
I lived in CA over 10 years ago and I seem to remember there being a park with a train that you could ride. I believe the park was in Irvine, but I could be wrong. My son LOVES trains and I would like to take him to ride the train on our upcoming trip. Does anyone have information for me? Thanks in advance.
February 18, 2007|
Response frompartyofour|
It's Irvine Regional Park in the city of Orange. The train is called the Irvine Park Railroad - it's open daily from 10a-4p - cost is $4 per person - 12 months and younger are free. Check out the website (google Irvine Park Railroad) they sometimes offer buy one ticket get one free for the train. coupons. There are also pony rides Tue-Sun from 11a-4p - my kids love the ponies, smaller kids ride walking ponies that you guide around a small trail, older kids can ride trotting ponies - also...More