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World Bird Sanctuary

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Address: 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO 63088-2036
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+1 636-225-4390
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Unexpectedly nice place for a stroll

Stopped by today after driving the loan elk park trails. Good place to take a walk and see a few interesting birds. They probably had about 30 or 40 species out on the trail... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
rayllavona
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Rockwall, Texas
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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by today after driving the loan elk park trails. Good place to take a walk and see a few interesting birds. They probably had about 30 or 40 species out on the trail. The kids enjoyed learning about some birds they had never seen before.

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Thank rayllavona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Sanctuary today. Was excited after seeing the video on the site. Was disappointed there were no presentations today. Apparently they're only on Saturday. A bummer for my daughter who was on Spring Break this week. We did like seeing the birds and getting to take pictures. But no staff around to introduce or guide us through.

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Thank Marcus C
Branson, Missouri
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place. Visited with some wonderful volunteers as well. I LOVE bats...especially fruit bats and to get to finally see two close up for the first time was amazing!!! I wish they were active, but it was early in the day so they were sleeping together it was so precious. So many beautiful birds and species to see!... More 

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Thank Amy B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during the winter, so it was freezing! This is mainly a walking tour outdoors so be prepared! The birds were really cool, and you can get fairly close to them (but don't touch them). Maybe go when it's warm outside.

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Thank Amanda C
Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We found this place by doing a google search to check out what we could do to pass some time before heading to Six Flags. Wow what a great place, we got lots of photos, had a great time and even learned a lot of great things about the birds and animals here.

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Thank Brian F
Florissant, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've lived in St. Louis my entire life but only recently learned about the World Bird Sanctuary that is located southwest of the city. It is the home and hospital of eagles, pelicans, snowy owls, Polish chickens, and many more species. Visitors can walk past the outdoor enclosures of birds or, on designated days, visit the hospital. Educational programs are... More 

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2 Thank Tobaccopat
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Amazing BIRD RESCUE CENTER! This center has a lot of education to share with all of us. I saw the most mesmerizing Bald Eagle ever. This bird was so Beautiful. Area has good parking and an easy loop around to drive around the facility. I could visit every week.

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2 Thank Hialeah73
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The birds are all so beautiful. I adore owls. There were so many beautiful ones to enjoy here. I love that this isn't just a "zoo". These birds would be in the wild if they were capable. I've never seen so many eagles in one place before, they are so majestic. I wouldn't say we are big fans of birds... More 

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2 Thank CSchex
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited the bird sanctuary during our vacation. their exhibition counts lots of different species of wildlife bird of prey such as Eagles,falcons,Hawks ,condor,owls,vultures,pelicans,laughing bird and other exotic flying fauna representatives what you could watch just on tv ! Here you can face with them closer;)) that left unforgettable impressions at all!!! I just want to notice what that... More 

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2 Thank olga o
Clayton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you have a chance take a 20 minute drive south of St. Louis on I44 (old route 66) to Lone Elk Park. You will not be disappointed. There you will find one of the largest and oldest world bird sanctuaries in the world. They rescue raptors, provide medical care for wounded raptors, engage in a breeding program for Bald... More 

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