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Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue

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305 Pine St, Rock Springs, WI 53961-9771
+1 608-524-5466
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Definitely worth the trip!

We've gone to Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue numerous times now. It's DEFINITELY worth the trip. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beth P
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Madison, Wisconsin
Nice

We decided to take our two year old daughter here while visiting the Dells because she loves cats... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trvlrevu
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Chicago, Illinois
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This is a non-profit organization. Is listed as a zoo, but it is more educational. They rescue Lions, Tigers, and Leopards. They have night tours, and morning feeding tours. You can buy a meal [a chicken] which they will feed to one of the big cats. When that 4-wheeler comes by, all the big cats are at attention. It really is a great experience. Barb
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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305 Pine St, Rock Springs, WI 53961-9771
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+1 608-524-5466
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"these cats"
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"night tour"
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"beautiful animals"
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"tiger cubs"
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"watching the animals"
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"walk around"
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"worthy cause"
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"large enclosures"
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"living conditions"
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"personal tour"
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"donation box"
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"unique experience"
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"feeding tour"
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"great place to visit"
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"staff was friendly"
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"all ages"
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"self guided tour"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've gone to Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue numerous times now. It's DEFINITELY worth the trip. The walkway is close to the cages and it is awesome hearing the lions and tigers roaring at times. It's great seeing the improvements to the rescue over the years...you...More

Thank Beth P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to take our two year old daughter here while visiting the Dells because she loves cats. Since she’s two she can’t fully enjoy all the Dells has to offer so this helped fill up our day, we enjoyed our visit, it was a...More

Thank Trvlrevu
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great little place. It seems they really care about the animals. It’s a nice place for a walk, picnic etc. I would definitely recommend this place for a visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing to see big cats up this close. Two lions roaring at each other from across the park was incredible to see in person. Seem to be well taken care of and interesting stories behind most of the cats. Well worth price of admission, and...More

Thank Zachary B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are not big cat fanatics but we have more love for these animals now. This was a wonderful addition to our family vacation. We highly recommend spending the extra to feed a big cat and to buy a play box ($12 each). This was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to stop here. You won’t regret spending time here enjoying these beautiful creatures. The owners and staff and very informative and friendly. Worth every cent!

Thank jbell78rn
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to this animal attraction outside of Wisconsin Dells. Full disclosure, I think tigers are as magnificent and beautiful as the animal kingdom has to offer. The Big Cats are about a 20-25 minute drive from the Dells. There is a...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

This was the first time went here after all our years and trips to the Dells. I have to say it was an adventure. Recommend feeding at least one or more of the tiger as this gets them all out and moving. Was nice place...More

Thank Andrew Y
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

This was a Birthday surprise and my wife couldn't have done a better job. The morning feeding tour is the best way to go, the interaction with the staff is great as they are knowledgeable and friendly. The cats are very active as this is...More

Thank richieny70
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

I surprised my husband for his birthday with a trip to the Big Cat Rescue. I booked the morning feeding tour. I had to leave a message with my information and they called me back. Everything was set and I told my husband we were...More

Thank Maurya P
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Luann L
July 25, 2017|
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Response from Faith P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I do think they have a military discount. They did have one for seniors.
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CLR0916
May 20, 2017|
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Response from Jeff K | Property representative |
Yes you may purchase chickens here!! (They Are Not Live)
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hacwilli
October 9, 2016|
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Response from Jeff K | Property representative |
Keisha & Krisco they are barabry atlas lions!!
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