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Bailiwick Animal Park

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118 Castle Rd, Catskill, NY 12414-5544
+1 518-678-5665
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Awesome place, many new animals, friendly atmosphere, picnic tables, games for kids, exciting. Wish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
doobydobber
via mobile
Enjoyable, but....

We took our grandchildren here using a Groupon. They enjoyed seeing a variety of animals and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ace091
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
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118 Castle Rd, Catskill, NY 12414-5544
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+1 518-678-5665
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"catskill game farm"
in 9 reviews
"horseback riding"
in 16 reviews
"well taken care"
in 5 reviews
"trail guide"
in 2 reviews
"loved feeding the animals"
in 2 reviews
"nice picnic area"
in 2 reviews
"my niece"
in 2 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 2 reviews
"ranch"
in 11 reviews
"bears"
in 17 reviews
"playground"
in 10 reviews
"horses"
in 21 reviews
"ride"
in 22 reviews
"pet"
in 8 reviews
"chickens"
in 6 reviews
"bunnies"
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"gary"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place, many new animals, friendly atmosphere, picnic tables, games for kids, exciting. Wish I were a kid. I love it. Must bring my grandchildren here.

Thank doobydobber
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandchildren here using a Groupon. They enjoyed seeing a variety of animals and feeding them. However, the facilities in general are in poor condition, including a small play area. It would not have been worth full price. My impression is this attraction...More

Thank ace091
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

This place has wonderful collection of wild animals including two tigers. Tigers are obviously their main attraction. Kids will definitely love it. They have kangaroos, bears, peacock, zebras, camels , other mammals as well. Very nice place to visit with family as a day trip....More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

My husband and I went with my young son. It was his first time riding and they found a smaller, older horse that was just the right speed for my son. My husband is a bigger, taller man and they gave him a Clydesdale. We...More

1  Thank ZL4
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in the capital district and we decided to check this little place out and I am so happy we did! I’m not sure how busy they are in the weekends or during peak season but we went on a Monday...More

1  Thank Cassandra J
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Had my family visit from down state with their 8 year old daughter. Weather was cool so no pool and after attending the local fair the day before wanted something else to occupy my niece. Came to Balliwood and loved it. Many enclosure free rabbits,...More

1  Thank kat1419
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Read other reviews and wanted to see for myself. Didn't expect the Catskill game Farm but also didn't expect what we saw. Animals were skinny dirty and sickly looking. Not one animal had food or water. Not one worker did we see tending to an...More

5  Thank phelmedach
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Took my granddaughters ages 1 and 2. They were free to get in. Got a discount through Groupon which also was great. This is a quaint little zoo packed full of fun animals. I was surprised by the great variety of animals and loved the...More

1  Thank Valerie H
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun with hands on feeding of all the animals!! Owners were so nice! Everyone should visit and enjoy this place as there are not a lot of places like this left unfortunately, so support it and go, and you will love it...More

Thank sally z
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Wonderful hands on petting zoo! People need to come and support this zoo so we dont lose such a wonderful place and it will help fund the lovely, caring people that comfort and care for the animals! You will love the experience and the animals...More

1  Thank catskillhappy
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phelmedach
August 10, 2017|
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Response from catskillhappy | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve food (only animal food to buy there to feed the cute animals!), but there are restaurants nearby that you can find after zoo closes at 5! The price i think (dont quote me, because i bought a lot of animal... More
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michcass19
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Jeana D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know why others felt this way. we had the opportunity to talk to the owner and these animals are very much loved.
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Kamal P
July 13, 2016|
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Response from edny82 | Reviewed this property |
No - the CGF closed in 2006. Bailiwick has been around for decades as a horse stable / trail rides but after the Game Farm's closing they set up a small (a couple of acres versus 100s). It's a small collection, but very... More
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