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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 this place

Cute animals, the kids loved it. Big enough to feel like a large zoo but small enough our little... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
ob1215
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Totally Undesided

I am torn about this place. First, the zoo was very clean with employees about cleaning. The... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
jess51bum
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Roseville, Michigan
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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!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“reptile area” (6 reviews)
“white tiger” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
11721 Gera Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415-9452
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+1 989-624-6177
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"feed the animals"
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"hot summer days"
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"great animals"
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"frankenmuth area"
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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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"quarters"
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Reviewed October 30, 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

2  Thank ob1215
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Reviewed October 21, 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 September 12, 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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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Lots on country walking! Very spacious ! Clean little pricey but can spend as long as you like offers picnic area bring your cooler and wagon

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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I live nearby but had never visited this place until last week. We took our 2 year old and it was perfect for her to see so many animals up close! And she loved the petting farm area and ended our visit with some playtime...More

1  Thank MelissaKay
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

The zoo has animals that people can pet and a bird exhibit in which you feed the birds and they land on you. They even have a reindeer which you can get a picture with from black Friday to Christmas. I adopted an animal for...More

1  Thank Diane A
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

As a long-time member of several metro zoos I always enjoy getting to the smaller places. Wilderness trails is a pleasant, mostly shaded zoo with a surprising variety of animals which seemed well adjusted to people around them. As usual most prefer to sleep in...More

1  Thank c48paul15
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beautiful gardens and a welcoming ticket kiosk set this visit off on the right foot . We began at the pond feeding huge snapping turtles and carp. The aviary collection had excellent information posted and rare birds . The petting farm is cute and the...More

Thank 12,318
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Was there today and observed some very small cages and habitats. The Bears sit on a concrete slab with a small cement pool. It's about a 20x20 CAGE. The monkeys sit in a small enclosed chain link area and sit on elevated chain link fences....More

5  Thank gundo13
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We also had two teens in our midst so we were hesitant to venture forth to such a small;so we thought, place. As we entered the greeting was friendly but not forced and a genuine interest in our day was acknowledged All was explained as...More

1  Thank Maggi H
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Linda Y
January 9, 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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no, sorry no dogs allowed
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We paid $12.75 for adults and $9.50 for a 4 year old
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