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Wilderness Walk

#2 of 24 things to do in Hayward Features Animals
9503 N State Road 27, Hayward, WI 54843-2005
+1 715-634-2893
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A family favorite

My family and I have been visiting the Wilderness Walk for over 20 years. If you are visiting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Northbrook, Illinois
So Much Fun!

I did not expect such a big variety of animals as we found at the Wilderness Walk! It is easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hibbing, Minnesota
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“petting zoo” (17 reviews)
“western town” (10 reviews)
9503 N State Road 27, Hayward, WI 54843-2005
+1 715-634-2893
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been visiting the Wilderness Walk for over 20 years. If you are visiting Hayward with kids, this is a must do! You can see everything in under an hour or stay for an afternoon.

Thank bonnie1040
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect such a big variety of animals as we found at the Wilderness Walk! It is easy to view the animals and there were extra "fun" things for the kids to do as well as seeing the animals. Loved the Mystery House!...More

Thank mahurd51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girls loved it they were running from one exhibit to the next. The goats on the tower were our highlight made us laugh. And the staff was very friendly.

Thank aaron B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took our kids here and they had a good time walking around looking at the animals and petting them its a nice little place to visit if your in Hayward.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Wilderness walk is not really a wilderness walk, it is a zoo with a small petting area and then animals in cages. It was ok but not for the price, was thinking it would be more for the price. I would not pay to do...More

Thank momkassi
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

My kids absolutely loved it. Liked they could feed all kinds of animals and touch them as well. Good hands on experience for school age children and not bad for teenagers too.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I'm 32 and have visited here almost every single year of my life. Does it change much from one year to the next? No, but that's okay... especially if you want to be able to get through the maze in the Western town in 30...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I recommend this for everyone and any age if you enjoy the wilderness you'll enjoy this place. When you get there you see the gift shop where you buy your tickets and then away you go to start your adventure.

Thank kandy83
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Returned to the area after 8 years, was still nice. Kids enjoyed all of the animals and gift shop. Make sure to bring cash for change/ quarters to feed some animals. Fun!!!!

Thank Loving C
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have been bringing my Granddaughter to Wilderness Walk from the time she was about 18 months old. She is 9 now, and every year when she spends a week with me, I ask her what she wants to do on our Monday outing. She...More

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Andrea P
25 June 2015|
Response from steve w | Reviewed this property |
We found $1 off coupons in one of the free hayward lakes travel magazines, sorry I can't remember which one, we picked them up at Walgreens in town before we went. It still cost $58 for 4 adults, but it was worth it.
alice c
14 June 2015|
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Response from kandy83 |
$14.95 for adults $12.95 for seniors, kids 9.95