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“Nice little zoo”

Oglebay Park Good Zoo
Ranked #4 of 50 things to do in Wheeling
Certificate of Excellence
Northfield
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice little zoo”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Nice little zoo. Not a whole lot of animals there but just another attraction to see when you are there.

Visited December 2012
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New Castle, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“The Festival of Lights & Good Zoo are great”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

If you go to Oglebay to see the Festival of Lights, don't miss the Good Zoo as part of the experience; especially if you have kids with you. There is an additional admission charge for the Zoo, but The Good Zoo has a lot of indoor attractions even when there is snow on the ground. They have a theater with a (new) laser show; a large operating model train layout; a whole wing of various live creatures for you see; an educational interactive nature activity area for the kids; and a spectacular light show on the back patio every twenty minutes beginning at 5PM. There is also a fast food counter with a dining area, and a full gift shop.

Visited December 2012
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Vienna, West Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A little piece of Heaven”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

I liked the fact,for a small zoo,there was a good variety of animals to see and the surroundings were beautiful.

Visited November 2012
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New Castle, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“It was okay”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

The lights were nice, it was nice going early in the season, hardly any cars, which was very nice, no lines. Most of the displays were very nice, using energy saving lights you can tell they were not as bright, but in all it was a nice trip, would we go again to see it, do not think so, it will be a one time thing.

Visited November 2012
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Roseburg, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A zoo that needs a reawakening.”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

The animals are well cared for. However, I saw a lot of broken concrete and rotting public fences. Zoo needs a little TLC and a new reawakening. The indoor facilities were well designed and well kept.

Visited November 2012
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