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Address: 11721 Gera Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415-9452
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I am torn about this place. First, the zoo was very clean with employees about cleaning. The animals were well fed. It took about an hour to go through the zoo and you could... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
Roseville, Michigan
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Cute animals, the kids loved it. Big enough to feel like a large zoo but small enough our little kids could walk all of it. Gift shop was reasonably priced. Lots of feeding stations where you purchase and toss in food in which makes the animals come closer.

Thank ob1215
Roseville, Michigan
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I am torn about this place. First, the zoo was very clean with employees about cleaning. The animals were well fed. It took about an hour to go through the zoo and you could wander for as long as you like. We went in Oct. and it was a cold day only 60 with part sun. The reptiles we did... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I went here for a relaxing day of leisure during the summer. This was our first visit. And it was much better than we expected! Not the largest zoo, but very quiet and relaxing...we enjoyed the bears, tigers and lions! The price is resonable and there is a picnic and play area. It also has a gift... More 

Thank jon671859
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lots on country walking! Very spacious ! Clean little pricey but can spend as long as you like offers picnic area bring your cooler and wagon

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Marquette, Michigan
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I live nearby but had never visited this place until last week. We took our 2 year old and it was perfect for her to see so many animals up close! And she loved the petting farm area and ended our visit with some playtime on the playground. Zoo is very well maintained all paths are clean as well as... More 

Thank MelissaKay
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The zoo has animals that people can pet and a bird exhibit in which you feed the birds and they land on you. They even have a reindeer which you can get a picture with from black Friday to Christmas. I adopted an animal for $30, which I will get pictures of. They have great gifts in the gift shop.... More 

Thank Diane A
Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

As a long-time member of several metro zoos I always enjoy getting to the smaller places. Wilderness trails is a pleasant, mostly shaded zoo with a surprising variety of animals which seemed well adjusted to people around them. As usual most prefer to sleep in the heat of the afternoon so we're in their provided borrows and nests, but there... More 

Thank c48paul15
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Beautiful gardens and a welcoming ticket kiosk set this visit off on the right foot . We began at the pond feeding huge snapping turtles and carp. The aviary collection had excellent information posted and rare birds . The petting farm is cute and the animals welcoming. The animals had huge areas to run and to enjoy . The setting... More 

Thank 12318
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Was there today and observed some very small cages and habitats. The Bears sit on a concrete slab with a small cement pool. It's about a 20x20 CAGE. The monkeys sit in a small enclosed chain link area and sit on elevated chain link fences. The lions have a small habitat, nowhere to roam or hardly walk. Same for the... More 

Thank gundo13
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We also had two teens in our midst so we were hesitant to venture forth to such a small;so we thought, place. As we entered the greeting was friendly but not forced and a genuine interest in our day was acknowledged All was explained as we viewed animal, reptile and bird alike. Clean, open and we'll maintained enclosure gave way... More 

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