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Chehaw Park

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105 Chehaw Park Rd, Albany, GA 31701-1260
+1 229-430-5275
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I took my nephew to Chehaw for the day, and he had the best time. He is only 6, and he had as much... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
R2469DYpamelam
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Tifton, GA, United States
Trip to Zoo

It had been since my own children were younger that I had been to the zoo! I had my 2 year old... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Angela C
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Albany, Georgia
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With over 700 acres of pristine, conservation land and a wild animal park dedicated to education, Chehaw is a unique attraction for South Georgia. Being one of the only two accredited zoos in Georgia, aside from Zoo Atlanta, Chehaw continues to be devoted to the three areas it was founded on: conservation, preservation and education. From the Wild Animal Park to the endless recreational opportunities, Chehaw has an activity for every visitor. We offer Mountain Bike Trails, an 18 hole disc golf course, a BMX track, a large Play Park, campgrounds, rental facilities, nature trails, a fully stocked catfish pond, summer camps, and MORE! Come see what nature's playground has to offer you.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“petting zoo” (9 reviews)
“bmx track” (8 reviews)
“disc golf” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
105 Chehaw Park Rd, Albany, GA 31701-1260
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+1 229-430-5275
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my nephew to Chehaw for the day, and he had the best time. He is only 6, and he had as much fun here as he would have had at ZooAtlanta or any other larger zoo. I think that older kids would have...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

It had been since my own children were younger that I had been to the zoo! I had my 2 year old grandson for the weekend and my mother and I took him out there and had a blast! We got to see some really...More

Thank Angela C
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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad of your continued support over the years! Many more exciting things to come this year!

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Chehaw, a nice little gem tucked away in Albany, GA. The staff was very friendly. The animal keepers show great concern for the animals. This is not the San Diego Zoo, so understand that this park is for those who want a nice outing watching...More

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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great and detailed review! Hope you visit again soon!

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The animals have exhibits that have plenty of trees/grass. ( except the meerkats) The bobcat, for example, was no where to be seen...until another visitor spotted the animal 40 feet above us lounging/sleeping in a tree!! The bears were asleep in their grassy exhibit and...More

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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! I'm glad you were able to find Paula! She loves climbing high up in the tree which can sometimes be a drawback to naturalistic environments! Hope you visit again soon!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We came just too late to see the zoo, yet had plenty of fun running (Jules) and geocaching (Obi) for a couple of hours. There was also fishing, camping, a playground, an off-road bicycle trail (oh, WHY did I not have my bike on this...More

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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We will have bikes for rent in the Kayak Attack kiosk in the Play Park soon! Hope you'll visit again soon to try out the trails!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I feel sorry for the animals. They are not pets but are housed in such small areas. This maybe okay for small children under 4.More

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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We'd love the opportunity to tell you about how our animals are cared for. While some of our Zoo animals live their lives in smaller areas than they would in the wild, our exhibits are...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

If I lived closer to Albany, we would go here more. When I had to be in Albany for the day, it was a great thing to do. The playground is one of the best for many miles. The zoo isn't huge, but it has...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your review! I hope you'll visit Albany and Chehaw again soon!

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This place needs work. Not the fault of the people that work here but it takes an incredible amount of resources to keep a unique place like this open. It is a cool place to visit and I hope that they are able to secure...More

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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're making progress out here, slowly but surely. Our newest Zoo exhibit, Visayan Warty Pigs, should be open in the next month! Thank you for your support and I hope to see you out here...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Children have so much fun while their here. When comeing out have your walking shoes, camera and check the website for any events. The events can be soooo much fun. The Zoo is very enjoyable. So much to here. Walking trails, camping with a tent...More

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Morgan B, Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! Those are great tips! Hope to see you out here soon!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Chehaw Park is a great place to take your children and grandchildren. It is well maintained. There is a play ground, a zoo and a bike trail. It also has places to run around and to play sports.

Thank Rita E
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Morgan B, Public Relations Manager at Chehaw Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Thank you for the review! Hope you visit again soon!

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Response from Jake153r | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Robert, maybe I do not understand what a full hook up versus a standard hook up is. Have camped several times at Chehaw and with the exception of a hook up for sewer, never had a problem. Great location, grills, fire... More
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Response from Morgan B | Property representative |
Unfortunately, It seems like you may have visited the wrong website. There is a rogue website out there that has stolen our information and uses a photo of a tent next to a lake. However, we are in the process of building a... More
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Sorry I do not know but see their website or call them they are very good about answering questions on the phone they may also rent out teepee the grounds are safe and clean if that helps
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