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Oglebay Park Good Zoo

#5 of 50 things to do in Wheeling Features Animals
465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 800-624-6988
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My husband and I really enjoyed the zoo. The exhibits were very educational and there were many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Holly W
via mobile
Small But Interesting Zoo

My adult daughter and I have visited many zoos across the U.S. and find that oftentimes the smaller... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 800-624-6988
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the zoo. The exhibits were very educational and there were many animals we had never seen at other zoos.

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My adult daughter and I have visited many zoos across the U.S. and find that oftentimes the smaller ones are among the most interesting. Such was the case with Oglebay. Aside from visiting on a tremendously busy day (700 kids from various schools on end-of-year...More

1  Thank tennesseetraveler58
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was our second visit here and had just as much fun. Very nicely designed and especially good for younger kids (5 and 8). The train ride was a great bonus.

Thank mikeandkristy2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Good Zoo is great for little ones and everyone. Just the right size to take your little ones without them getting too tired. There's a playground, hands on activities, and trains! Boo at the Zoo is just great.

Thank givenpj
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

After having something happen to me at home to get me down in the dumps, my mom surprised me by getting me a Keeper For a Day program at the Good Zoo since I love all animals and they had my favorite animal, red pandas....More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Played golf at Oglebay. Palmer course is great, well manicured. Jones course was suffering from a very hot and dry summer. Staff is friendly and helpful. Palmer course is fun for all. Jones course is very difficult and even unfair at times.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Adult only event was a blast to learn all about the animals love life. Great brunch, mimosas were the only thing missing. We had a blast with the zoo employees and animals :) thanks for a great afternoon.

Thank adeliac06
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is not a zoo you'd travel any distance to visit; but if you're in Wheeling or staying at Oglebay Park, then you need to stop. It is small but very well done. Several of their exhibits are nicer than what you see at the...More

Thank Ewald G
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to attend a birthday party held here.. We loved it! Our son loved walking outside & seeing the animals, but also loved seeing them indoors.

Thank Harlie C
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Zoorefic great place to take a trip with friends or family. Enjoyed all the different types of things to do.Therewere many exhibits that the kids as well as the adults enjoyed. A very clean well attended atmosphere.I would go back any day and would endorse...More

Thank welder105
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Lara M
How much was the animal encounter?
6 September 2016|
Response from CK712456 |
We just did two of the encounters today! A single encounter was $165 for two people (we did the red panda; we were told if we did three from that list it would be $300) and the purr-fect experience (cheetah and serval) was... More
How much for tickets
2 July 2015|
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Response from Oglebay | Property representative |
Admission to the Good Zoo at Oglebay is $8.95 for adults, $5.75 ages 3-12, free for ages 2 & under. Members are also admitted free. For details please call 304-243-4030 or visit our website.