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Salato Wildlife Education Center

#5 of 38 things to do in Frankfort Features Animals
1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
+1 502-564-7863
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Great for the whole family

Spent a few relaxing and enjoyable hours just walking some of the nature paths as well as checking... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Barry G
Bardstown, Kentucky
via mobile
Educational and beautiful

Salato Wildlife Education Center and Reserve is a great place for children and adults alike. They... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Liberty, Kentucky
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1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
+1 502-564-7863
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Spent a few relaxing and enjoyable hours just walking some of the nature paths as well as checking out the animals and exhibits. Recommend to everyone of any age.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Salato Wildlife Education Center and Reserve is a great place for children and adults alike. They take great care of their animals from the bobcats to the buffalo. There is information about each insect, reptile and animal. It is funded mostly by donations so please...More

Thank SusieMac1995
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is place is no zoo but still neat to see what all the Fish & Wildlife Resources has to manage and oversees. You get a good sampling of some of the states animals and their Habitat. Kentucky animals, living stream, Prairie and grasslands, etc....More

Thank Phillip T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to take kids during the summer! Have a picnic, fish, hike and tour the Salato Wildlife Education Center! Wonderful inside and outside exhibits of Kentucky's Wildlife and the great outdoors!

Thank BrendaFishWildlife
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped by recently while passing through. Our family enjoyed the indoor exhibits. The favorites were the aquariums, seeing the snakes and watching the working bee hive. We also enjoyed watching the birds, squirrels and chipmunks. However, just as we were about to head out...More

Thank Cara F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing all the animals, especially the wildcats. It is a great place for the nature lovers and would be an excellent place for children's birthday parties!

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We have toured the Salato Center dozens of times over the years just as our family and on school trips. Salato is easy to find, only minutes from the interstate, and is a great place for young students who love animals and science. There are...More

Thank jlgilbertky
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice, small wildlife exhibit. The grounds were very easy to navigate. It seemed to keep the children's interest. And there was no gift shop to walk through when it was time to leave!

Thank pamky53
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This wildlife center takes an hour or so to see and is very well done. There is an emphasis on conservation and the environment.

Thank popandgrannywarren
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to see Animals without having to go to the zoo. Not too big so your kids won't get tired of walking. We love the bear, elk, and buffalo.

Thank Evie M
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$4 So sorry took so long. Have not been on TripAdvisor fir months