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Wilderness Trails Zoo

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11721 Gera Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415-9452
+1 989-624-6177
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Loved it!

This is a small zoo by most standards but we loved it. Took our 4 year old grandson. It is laid out... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Candysandy1
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Sandusky, Michigan
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Great experience!

We had a BLAST coming to this zoo. The animals were very active, and most of the zoo is shaded. You... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Julie G
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Walk through zoo with over 50 different species. Open May - October. Picnic pavilion, petting area, feed stations throughout the trail to feed animals, and parakeet encounter. Birthday packages available. 3 miles east of Prime Outlets of Birch Run and 4 miles south of Frankenmuth. Fun for all ages. Bring the entire family!
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“reptile area” (6 reviews)
“white tiger” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11721 Gera Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415-9452
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+1 989-624-6177
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"reptile area"
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"white tiger"
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"gift shop"
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"feed the animals"
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"hot summer days"
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"picnic area"
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"great animals"
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"petting farm"
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"frankenmuth area"
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"feeding stations"
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"wilderness trail"
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"bear enclosure"
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"well worth the visit"
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"nice walk"
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"lions"
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"camel"
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small zoo by most standards but we loved it. Took our 4 year old grandson. It is laid out in a circle so we saw everything. It's small enough to see in about 3 hours, Braydon was able to walk the whole...More

Thank Candysandy1
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had a BLAST coming to this zoo. The animals were very active, and most of the zoo is shaded. You can get up and close, not like your larger zoos. It took us about an hour and a half to do the whole zoo,...More

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We arrived when it opened, before it got hot.. Most of the animals were laying around.. The brown bears, it was a sad sight. One was in this pool and the other one, just laid there. I felt so bad.. The enclosure was a cage...More

3  Thank emretta
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Over the years, we have probably driven by this place 2 dozen times, more if you count before I met my wife. This was a great zoo with very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We didn't know what to expect before we got there, but after...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

When I have my grand daughter for a day we enjoy going here to see and feed the animals. Nice little zoo.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I read the OLD reviews of this zoo when we got home and I thought, this place must have really improved. I thought it was great, animals in cages but they all looked healthy and happy. I believe you should visit for yourself and see...More

1  Thank rnperkins2017
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Now, if the newer reviews were positive why did you choose to focus on the negative report? This park is delightful. I go every year and I drive over an hour to get there. It sure beats the Detroit zoo for atmosphere. A zoo is...More

5  Thank 3angelwings1
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Cute animals, the kids loved it. Big enough to feel like a large zoo but small enough our little kids could walk all of it. Gift shop was reasonably priced. Lots of feeding stations where you purchase and toss in food in which makes the...More

1  Thank ob1215
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I am torn about this place. First, the zoo was very clean with employees about cleaning. The animals were well fed. It took about an hour to go through the zoo and you could wander for as long as you like. We went in Oct....More

5  Thank jess51bum
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and I went here for a relaxing day of leisure during the summer. This was our first visit. And it was much better than we expected! Not the largest zoo, but very quiet and relaxing...we enjoyed the bears, tigers and lions! The price...More

1  Thank jon671859
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Linda Y
9 January 2018|
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Response from MIBonJoviFan | Reviewed this property |
It was $12.75 for adults and $9.75 for children (3-12), we used Groupon so it was very reasonable.
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Pamela H
19 June 2017|
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Response from Gerri P | Reviewed this property |
no, sorry no dogs allowed
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13 June 2017|
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Response from Candysandy1 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $12.75 for adults and $9.50 for a 4 year old
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