We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tri State Zoological Park

Features Animals
Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Review Highlights
Animals walk around free and happy

A friend and I had a few hours to spare so we decided to go here. The animals roam free and seem... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Lovely W
via mobile
please appriciate what these folks are doing

I visited a few times as I live local, You must remember these animals are rescued from sources... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Cumberland, Maryland
Read all 22 reviews
All photos (25)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
13 Aug 2018
“Someone needs to call the humane society”
1 Jul 2018
“Needs to be shut down”
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10105 Cottage Inn Ln NE, Cumberland, MD 21502-8250
+1 301-724-2400
Reviews (22)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I visited this park Saturday and I still can't get the sights out of my mind. I noticed all of the great reviews were from years ago and maybe this place has new ownership now. The animals looked unhealthy, their water was green and the...More

1  Thank Denise R
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

A quick internet search will show that there have been multiple violations over the years and a visit will show that conditions have not improved. From the animals kept in small, dirty, and unsafe enclosures to the roadkill bin used to have roadkill donated so...More

5  Thank KirstynNC
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

There were tones of different animals. I would love to go there again. The safari ride was the best .

Thank samc1099
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

When I first arrived I was turned off by the appearance, however, once inside...I learned this is a rescue zoo for animals (abandoned, people hot pets they couldn't handle etc). There are a variety of animals form typical zoo animals to farm animals. The guide...More

5  Thank AMan-Duh B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you're looking for a large zoo, this isn't for you. However, if you want an up close experience, this is definitely the animal habitat for you. Hearing the story of the owner and his mission with the place truly touched my heart. I think...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I had a few hours to spare so we decided to go here. The animals roam free and seem very happy. The guy that worked there was very nice and told us about lots of the animals.

Thank Lovely W
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We went here because the Zoo was having their Halloween Nights and we wanted to take our son. Friendly staff and workers. We love animals and it was nice to see many of them up close and personal. The only downside is the state in...More

2  Thank Slwfreez
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The animals seemed to be very happy and healthy. I had an overall good experience while visiting the zoo. The owner Bob Candy was very kind and welcoming, and could described in-depth information about each individual animal, as well as knowing them by name.

Thank love f
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is the best zoo you will ever visit. The animals are in great health and very well taken care of. This zoo is a rescued place for animals that people can no longer care for or was in over their heads. Bob the...More

2  Thank jjstan28
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I visited a few times as I live local, You must remember these animals are rescued from sources that no longer wanted them, These animals would have been put down had it not been for Tri State zoological, These people get no funding from anyone...More

2  Thank jpatters0n
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Sleep Inn & Suites Cumberland
74 reviews
1.10 km away
Hampton Inn Cumberland
47 reviews
2.76 km away
Ramada by Wyndham Cumberland Downtown
745 reviews
3.93 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Cumberland
544 reviews
4.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 109 nearby restaurants
Ristorante Ottaviani
334 reviews
4.10 km away
Queen City Creamery & Deli
322 reviews
4.05 km away
Baltimore Steet Grill
231 reviews
4.12 km away
Puccini Restaurant
418 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 53 nearby attractions
Great Allegheny Passage
213 reviews
4.34 km away
C&O Canal National Historical Park and Visitors Museum
164 reviews
4.34 km away
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
526 reviews
4.34 km away
Cumberland Visitor Center
53 reviews
4.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tri State Zoological Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines