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World Bird Sanctuary

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125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO 63088-2036
+1 636-225-4390
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Great family place to visit for free

It's hard to find, but worth the effort. We made our way up the steep mountain road to a great... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Ocala, Florida
Fantastic for Families!

We had a fabulous time seeing bald eagles, Great Horned owls, Sandhill cranes, Eurasian Eagle owls... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
Brussels, Belgium
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125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO 63088-2036
+1 636-225-4390
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

It's hard to find, but worth the effort. We made our way up the steep mountain road to a great place where some of the largest raptors are maintained. I was surprised to see a condor along with a number of bald eagles enclosed in...More

2  Thank Gogetter58
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had a fabulous time seeing bald eagles, Great Horned owls, Sandhill cranes, Eurasian Eagle owls, turkey vultures, Peregrine falcons, and many other types of rescued birds from around the world! The center has educational and interpretive exhibits appropriate for all ages, as well as...More

Thank Susy_Traveler
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We were in St. Louis and found ourselves with a couple hours one morning to waste and found this wonderful place. My only regret was that we had such a short time to spend. The birds, which were right there in front of you were...More

Thank jesbigfish
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Came to see the sancuary with a group of women on an afternoon get together. No reservation were made, just a spur of the moment place to see the Fall colors. Had a relaxing walk down the path where numerous cages with birds could be...More

Thank Cindy1167
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We didn't know what to expect when we decided to visit the World Bird Sanctuary on our honeymoon. The up-close experience with the birds was breathtaking! Feeding some of the birds was so much fun! It was interesting learning about the sanctuary. This place is...More

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I have children who were ages 6-16 at the time of our visit. We didn't know what to expect and to be honest, the girls were not all that thrilled about the prospect of visiting the World Bird Sanctuary. However, I had a hard time...More

1  Thank Momof4Girls23
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We went as a family and even though the weather was chilly and drizzly the kids were SO excited about feeding all of the "funny looking chickens" they didn't want to leave! My husband loved seeing the bald eagles so closely the older kids were...More

Thank EvilDeeMom
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This sanctuary is a great educational experience and gives the visitor an up close view of many species of birds, especially birds of prey. It is a very clean facility and a wonderful place to visit with children.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This place is a 305 acre nature reserve with around 200 animals under care. The "mission" of this place is to preserve the planet's biological diversity and to secure the future of threatened bird species through rehabilitating injured birds, captive breeding, and other means. This...More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This place started so small and has grown and grown over the years. It is an amazing place, started by an amazing man. It is best to go on a nice day, it is all outside and requires quite a bit of walking.

Thank KristySTL
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