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Salato Wildlife Education Center

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What a great way to spend some time with family on a very hot Tuesday afternoon. Wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lexington, Kentucky
Wildcats, Turkeys and Bears, Oh My!!!

This is a great place to bring the kids and learn a little about Kentucky wildlife and the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Daniel I
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1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
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All reviews game farm live animals fishing pond indoor and outdoor exhibits walking trails bison local animals great place for children love animals children and adults whole family picnic area walk around any age great place to visit turkey self guided tour
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Reviewed yesterday

Checked this place out for a fun time when in town. Very well kept & neat exhibits to check out, with easy to follow areas to see different animals. Of course when we were there, it was a little cloudy/gloomy outside, but it was still...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great way to spend some time with family on a very hot Tuesday afternoon. Wheelchair accessible for the most part, educational and fun. Friendly and informative staff.

1  Thank sarahtuckerburton
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a great place to bring the kids and learn a little about Kentucky wildlife and the ecosystem in Kentucky. We usually go there once or twice a year. There's a black bear, deer, a wildcat, turkeys and buffalo just to name a few...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Certainly not a big zoo but very entertaining and educational for its purpose....to showcase native Ky animals, fish, and reptiles. A very good (and inexpensive) way to spend a couple hours in Frankfort! Look for the wild rabbits, geese, and ducks as you enter the...More

2  Thank MikeLovesHuntsville
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We love the game farm! Its an awesome activity for families or just to take a walk and see some fun things. My kids love it! The staff is always great. We go a few times a month.

Thank btm8004
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Easy walk outside & great play/hands on learning area inside. Both my 6 & 9 yr olds enjoyed it. It was a hot day on our visit and a lot of the animals were staying in the shade but could still be viewed.

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Love this place! Part zoo and part educational center and ALL fun! Great place for the family to spend a day to learn about local wildlife!

Thank ThreeFeathersRanch
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The nature walk was really interesting . You get to see the animals in almost a "nayural " envoirment. I would almost call it Frankforts best little Zoo. My wife especially enjoyed it after having cataract surgery. the animals were very clear to see.

1  Thank pamjoefrankfort
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice local place for families. Enjoyed brining my out of town family. It has grown over the years. Nice that you can get fishing poles for free.

Thank tkaverill
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Salato is a very educational, fun thing for any one to go to. It is very quite and enclosed. Is very safe for young exploring children. Seeing wild animals so close is amazing. When I went last I got to see the buffalo being fed...More

5  Thank Ambassador750007
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$4 So sorry took so long. Have not been on TripAdvisor fir months