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Bailiwick Animal Park

#2 of 10 things to do in Catskill Features Animals
118 Castle Rd, Catskill, NY 12414-5544
+1 518-678-5665
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Last day of spring break Catskills or bust

We were pleasantly satisfied with our visit to Bailiwick this passed Tuesday. We indulged a 1-1/2... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Albertson, New York
via mobile

You can see the bond between the animals and their owners. Many of the animals were raised as... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Catskill Region, New York
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  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible26%
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118 Castle Rd, Catskill, NY 12414-5544
+1 518-678-5665
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly satisfied with our visit to Bailiwick this passed Tuesday. We indulged a 1-1/2 hour horse trail, my wife and myself along with our teen and 8 yr old. The guide was patient and she made sure to ask my nervous wife if...More

Thank daddyblaize
Reviewed 19 April 2017

You can see the bond between the animals and their owners. Many of the animals were raised as infants by their owners. Large cages. The bears looked as clean as dogs who just had a bath! The childrens playground was large with a lot of...More

Thank 3angelwings1
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This little zoo has a good variety of animals for the size. There is a TON for kids too do, see animals, Feed animals, playground, giant sandbox, see horses. I just wish the animals had a little more room in thier enclosures and it was...More

Thank Heatherscar
Reviewed 14 February 2017

it is a very small Animal Park. You almost can feed all animals there. They sell the food at the entrance.

Thank Blackhart
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We did not go in the zoo part, however, the horseback riding was a great experience. The horses were all fat, happy and well cared for. Had plently of hay, their feet were all trimmed or shoed nicely, the tack was nice, the guide was...More

1  Thank Sebastianite
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The Bailiwick petting zoo and pony rides were paid and advertised to be at the Hudson valley apple festival today. The workers said they never came.. very dissapointing

1  Thank urbanjules
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I don't recommend visiting here. I'm glad I had a Groupon otherwise I would have been more upset at the waste of money for full price. I don't get the impression that the animals are cared for as well as they could be. Many of...More

4  Thank Chevy1806
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We got 50% off with a groupon. Thank god we didn't pay full price. The Tigers and Bears look well maintained and my daughter loved getting up close to the camels and Illamas. Significant updates need to be made to all elements of the park....More

Thank Justin P
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time! We have been coming here for years! Staff is wonderful, friendly and very helpful! There is a playground area! You can pack a lunch and eat at the picnic tables. This will always be part of our family tradition!!! There...More

2  Thank Nyyanksfn02
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My parents and I took my son there this past weekend and had a great time. The weather wasn't great, but we got off with only a couple quick showers. I have to say for a zoo/farm of it's size, it had a pretty good...More

1  Thank MorphDusseldorf
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glad to hear you had a positive experience. I am taking my kids this week. Other reviews called this place dirty, animals were not taken care pff. I was extremely worried until i read your review
28 August 2016|
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Response from Jeana D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know why others felt this way. we had the opportunity to talk to the owner and these animals are very much loved.
Kamal P
Was this place previously called Catskill Game Farm?
14 July 2016|
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Response from edny82 | Reviewed this property |
No - the CGF closed in 2006. Bailiwick has been around for decades as a horse stable / trail rides but after the Game Farm's closing they set up a small (a couple of acres versus 100s). It's a small collection, but very... More
Why does your website advertise a train ride when there isn't one? And why wasn't there water available to the horses that were tethered up in the arena all day even though there weren't rides going out?
5 March 2016|
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