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Claws 'N' Paws

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Do you want to feed a giraffe?

When the giraffe who'd been a main attraction for years had died, it was a little sad passing the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Cutest place

Very cute zoo. Was surprised I liked it so much. Not too big just big enough to take an hour or so... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Long Valley, New Jersey
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“animal park”(13 reviews)
“wild animals”(6 reviews)
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1475 Ledgedale Rd, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-5589
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

When the giraffe who'd been a main attraction for years had died, it was a little sad passing the enclosure. They now have a new giraffe and they let us into the enclosure to feed it- my granddaughter was thrilled to do this! It's not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarAmmo
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Very cute zoo. Was surprised I liked it so much. Not too big just big enough to take an hour or so and walk through

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Audreykafaf14
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Wife and I recently visited zoo with our 2 grandchildren .. came away with mixed feelings. For a small local zoo there were quite a few animals .. more than we expected. Kids enjoyed their parrot exhibit .. you go into To an enclosed area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bblcampers
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Nice stop on a road trip for a walking break. If you have any difficulty walking on hills/leaves/mud/uneven surfaces, it might be worth it to pay for the guided tour through the park. A knowledgeable staff member will drive you around the park and provide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 671caitlynl
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It was a nice little zoo, but some of the animals did not seem to have enough room. We tried not to compare it to the Philadelphia Zoo, which is obviously in a different class. But, we felt bad for some of the animals that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jessyea1
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Went over the weekend- great place, family friendly, lots of well taken care of animals, activities and food too. Full year pass pays off after 2 visits, did that! Knowledgeable staff. I love the fact that's its hidden off the road, greeted with 2 lions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank I1462AEbarbarap
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We stopped here on our way home to upstate NY from a weekend in PA. We really enjoy the cleanliness and ability to interact with animals that the various small family run animal parks in New York State offer, and we thought that this park...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Doggie_Mama2537
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Claws n Paws yesterday. Wide variety of animals from different countries. Don’t miss giraffe feeding! Enjoyed the black leopard. Highly recommend! Great gift shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenstravel2016
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this zoo and found it a pleasant experience! There are several animals that were active and even got to see a demonstration from one of the staff with the snake! Small enough that you can actually do the whole zoo in a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank icurokruok2
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful little zoo in the woods, however it’s is looking very tired. The paths need to be graded and re-stoned, the animal enclosures need to be freshened up, they need to make the areas more like habitats instead of just dirt areas...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Debra K
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7 August 2018|
Response from edgcomb12 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer to this, sorry. Your best bet would be to call them & ask.
29 March 2018|
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Response from jimblackjim | Reviewed this property |
Web site still shows May 1st, weather permitting. The weather has been nice lately, if not today, so I guess they opened. Best to call.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Misterjynx2000 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it.