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Address: 305 Pine St, Rock Springs, WI 53961-9771
Phone Number: 16085245466
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This is a non-profit organization. I listed as a zoo, but it is more...

This is a non-profit organization. I listed as a zoo, but it is more educational. They recue Lions, Tigers, and Leopards. They have night tours, and morning feeding tours. You can buy a meal [a chicken] which they will feed to one of the big cats. When that 4-wheeler comes by, all the big cats are at attention. It really is a great experience. Barb

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We visited the Big Cat Rescue on a Sunday afternoon. What a great place! Each of the animals has a description and a background story of their rescue. For an extra donation you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Kathy A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Big Cat Rescue on a Sunday afternoon. What a great place! Each of the animals has a description and a background story of their rescue. For an extra donation you can give one of the cats a treat box or a chicken (grocery store kind-no wild kingdom to worry about). We "gave" a treat to Ozzie, one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the morning feeding activity as a family. We enjoyed learning about each of the animals and see them eating. It was a real treat to hear the lions roar when we were so close! Neat place for anyone.

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Horicon, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to see some of God's most powerful creatures. They save these big cats from different scenarios and care for them meticulously. A definite MUST SEE if in WI and only a very short drive from Wisconsin Dells.

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Thank Kurt K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is better than going to the zoo! You get a much better up close and personal experience with the cats. You can even pay a little extra to have them feed one of the cats a chicken (dead, raw -looks like it came from the grocery store) What an honorable thing for this family to be doing, taking care... More 

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1 Thank Cindi E
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I wish we lived closer, we would visit more often. We visit at least once a year when we are in the area camping. It is a nice drive from the Dells. The animals are well taken care of. We always buy chickens ($12 ea.) and pick the animals to give a treat to. I think it is more fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A not to miss! Educational as well as entertaining. Fee to get in goes to care of the animals and is well worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Everytime I go there they have added or done something to make it nicer for the cats. All ages could enjoy this. You can walk it or drive it. Grounds are very clean. No food available but picnic tables available if you bring your own lunch. To get the most from your visit, go on a day when it isn't... More 

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Spooner, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

You walk or can drive your car to view the cats in their cages. They are so use to seeing people that they don't hardly moved so don't really get to enjoy the cats. For the money we wouldn't go back. Also don't get trick that it is free, as their is a little word play when they say donations.... More 

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Ripon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The rescue is a neat place to visit, The big cats are beautiful to see, The day we visited was trick or treating for the kids. The lines moved along quickly and the kids got enough candy. We spoke to someone who worked at the center and they said it's really neat to come at feeding time or on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I love what they do here for the big cats. Tigers are my most favorite animal. Keep up the awesome work.

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