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Tri State Zoological Park

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Address: 10105 Cottage Inn Ln NE, Cumberland, MD 21502-8250
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+1 301-724-2400
10:00 - 17:00
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please appriciate what these folks are doing

I visited a few times as I live local, You must remember these animals are rescued from sources that no longer wanted them, These animals would have been put down had it not been... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Cumberland, Maryland
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Cumberland, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here because the Zoo was having their Halloween Nights and we wanted to take our son. Friendly staff and workers. We love animals and it was nice to see many of them up close and personal. The only downside is the state in which these animals live. Very poor habitats, upkeep and maintenance. Overall I am rating this... More 

Thank Slwfreez
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The animals seemed to be very happy and healthy. I had an overall good experience while visiting the zoo. The owner Bob Candy was very kind and welcoming, and could described in-depth information about each individual animal, as well as knowing them by name.

Thank love f
Smithsburg, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is the best zoo you will ever visit. The animals are in great health and very well taken care of. This zoo is a rescued place for animals that people can no longer care for or was in over their heads. Bob the owner is terrific and loves what he does. This was the first time I walked... More 

1 Thank jjstan28
Cumberland, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I visited a few times as I live local, You must remember these animals are rescued from sources that no longer wanted them, These animals would have been put down had it not been for Tri State zoological, These people get no funding from anyone they make due with what they have, that all considered I tip my hat to... More 

Thank jpatters0n
LaVale, Maryland
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Don't go. Animals in bad health and dangerous conditions. This zoo should be shut down. I feel bad for those poor animals.

2 Thank Becky M
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016

we took 5 kids from the age of 6 to 19and two adults. we all had a great time. Bob meet us with a big smile and told us all about the zoo. he was around though out the time for us to talk to. we saw alot of nice animals. we all love the tigers and the monkey. this... More 

1 Thank Sue F
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

We brought our 18 month old son to this "zoo" while visiting Cumberland. Unfortunately, we didn't have enough courage to get out of the car. It looked like it had been abandoned for years, and there was a "No Trespassing" sign. We didn't want to be a snack for one of the exhibits.

3 Thank DLL1977
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78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Anyone going here needs to understand this is a refuge for rescued animals, and everything is covered in dung. Everything. Most of the more affable animals (pigs, roosters, house cats, peacocks, ducks, and tortoises) are roaming freely, like an enormous petting zoo. If you can get past the smell and constant hopscotch routine, you'll find some unusually intimate exhibits with... More 

4 Thank Nigel D
Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We had a great visit here this past Saturday. We had some items to pick up in Cumberland and decided to make a day trip of it (We live 1 1/2 hrs away). Thanks to tripadvisor we discovered this little hidden gem. If not for the internet we would have never known it was there as there aren't any signs... More 

1 Thank lporte2
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

What an amazing experience while in the big cats area the owner came up and greated us. What a phenomenal man. His love for each of his animals at the zoo is easy to see. It was great to know each of the animals were rescued and to hear the various stories about how he got them. I highly recommend... More 

1 Thank Jennifer P

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