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“Awesome Guided Tour of BEAUTIFUL Wildlife reserve - Don't MISS!!”

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Glen Rose
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is where Africa comes to Texas. Our 1,800-acre preserve holds a 9.5 mile scenic drive where you can interact with over 1,100 rare and endangered animals roaming free in their herds. Stay in your car, reserve your spot on a guided tour, or even spend a night at our Safari Camp or Lodge to see over 50 different species of wild animals including cheetahs, wolves, giraffes, rhinos and more. The delicious food at The Overlook Cafe is paired with an incredible view overlooking the park and our gift shop offers souvenirs to take home to family and friends. While Fossil Rim is sure to provide a unique experience and exciting adventure, we are dedicated to the conservation of species on the brink of extinction. Fossil Rim conducts scientific research, trains professionals, responsibly manages our natural resources and is committed to public education. We are a not-for-profit breeding center dedicated to the recovery of species in the wild and we invite you to join us in our efforts. Grab your camera and head this way for the scenic wildlife drive you won't forget. Located in Glen Rose, Texas, we are just 52 miles SW of Fort Worth and well worth a visit for people of all ages!
Reviewed October 12, 2011

We took the "Crack O'dawn" tour (8am) & we had a private tour of the 1800 ac. wildlife reserve w/ our own exclusive tour guide Cassie! We didnt plan it that way, we just got out of bed on a Sunday morning before anyone else.
It was raining lightly & a bit cooler & the animals LOVED it!
Cassie was SO GOOD to my daughter & an awesome knowledgable guide!!
Cassie truly made our trip EXTRA-Ordinary!!
The entire operation is non-profit & truly a trip to be made by all!
Thank you Cassie! You ROCK! (as my daughter said).
Great attraction not to be missed if you're in the area.

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Reviewed September 25, 2011

awesome place, be ready to take your time here, you can buy food to feed the animals, its only nine miles thru here, but it takes you anywhere from 3-4 hours, it is an amazing place.

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Reviewed September 8, 2011

We took the guided tour ride on the elonged covered jeep. My grandson was delighted to handfeed many of the animals and placed food on the edge for the giraffe to gobble up. I was pleased that my car didn't get messed up. Going out early in the morning was fantastic as it was feeding time for the animals. Well worth the money and would be happy to do it again.

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Reviewed August 21, 2011

Go when the animals are out feeding. The 8 AM tour was great. We all enjoyed seeing the animals up close and getting to hand feed some. Would recommend this trip. Well worth your money and it goes for a good cause. The two little boys that we took had a great time.

1  Thank TexasEunice
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Reviewed August 8, 2011

Great fun and adventure for the family. Our kids had a blast although we had over 100 degree temps. Highly recommend to do this as early in the day as possible. The lodge is awesome, and although we did not stay there, we got to enjoy a personalized tour of the Lodge. A fantastic place to stay. The only reason we didn't stay there is because the person we talked to on the phone when we called, did not tell us that the ticket to the Wildlife Center was included in the charge for the lodging, which would have made a great deal of difference since we were going into the park anyway.

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