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Yellow River Game Ranch

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Address: 4525 Stone Mountain Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047-4527
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+1 770-972-6643
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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A 24-acre animal preserve with a wide variety of local species.

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This is a park with many different kinds of small and medium sized animals that are fun for kids or adults to see. There are a couple larger species to see, too. It's really a... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
InTheNeighborhood2
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a park with many different kinds of small and medium sized animals that are fun for kids or adults to see. There are a couple larger species to see, too. It's really a fun place for kids more than adults going without kids. A nice couple of hours.

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Thank InTheNeighborhood2
Lilburn, Georgia
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for youngsters. Buy animal food from the company store. Take wipes and a water bottle.

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1 Thank Robert S
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Visited the game ranch with our children several times over the past 25 years and it was nice. Took our 4 yr old grandson today and it was pretty sad. Probably 50% of the exhibits no longer have animals in them, the picnic/playground area was very run down (didn't look like it was even open), trails have not been kept... More 

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3 Thank Darren4255
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It was incredibly overpriced and the animals looked so sad. The bears were all piled in a concrete pit together and you could feel the anxiety emanating from the cats as they paced in their cages.

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1 Thank Fiona T
Stone Mountain, GA, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoyed seeing the animals up close. I like the fact that it was smaller than your average zoo and seemed more intimate.

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Thank Diana C
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It has many different kind of animals and you are free to roam the property and feed the animals. It is easier to buy food from them since they know what is safe for the animals to eat. Very fun place to visit.

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Thank JennySAtl
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Expect to be alone during the ...not a huge crowd. You can feed the animals. Feeding the animals was so fun ...we went back two or three times to buy more food....

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1 Thank allastirk
Roanoke, Alabama
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We always love coming here to see the animals everyone is so nice and it very reasonable they sell food there so you can buy it there or bring it when you come fun for all ages

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Thank bmmayfield
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Over the years, we've visited the game ranch several times with children. Today, we took our 3 year old grandchildren and will probably not be returning. The place is in general disrepair; there is a seating area with picnic tables midway through, but they were covered with tree limbs, leaves and general debris. One of the men cleaning cages did... More 

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3 Thank Cindy B
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This used to be a great place. It is very run down, many animal enclosures have nothing in them. You used to go in the rabbit enclosure and be surrounded by them. Today there was one. Apparently the DNR made them fence in the deer which used to roam freely and come right up to you. Very disappointed today. A... More 

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1 Thank Lisa G

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