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Gaylord's City Elk Park

#2 of 16 things to do in Gaylord Features Animals
E Grandview, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 800-345-8621
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Lots of Elk!

Actual elk at the Elk's Lodge! There are several elk behind a chain link fence behind the Elk's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura P
Shelby Township, Michigan
via mobile
Elks in the city

We read about the Elks in the City and while we had a difficult time finding the location, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed W
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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E Grandview, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 800-345-8621
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actual elk at the Elk's Lodge! There are several elk behind a chain link fence behind the Elk's Lodge, and it appears they have several acres to roam! The elk come right up to the fence and obviously are used to people. I never realized...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read about the Elks in the City and while we had a difficult time finding the location, we thoroughly enjoyed viewing the Elk. We stopped at two different locations for viewing, and were able to see the Elk through the fence.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The elks were sitting in the middle of the field. Even though we couldn't see there faces but you can see how big there antlers were. Went back the four days later and they were a little closer but hanging near the watering hole

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never seen a place quite like this. A very unique experience. You are able to see elk in their natural habitat and up close. There are SOOOOOOOOOOOO many of them it's surreal. Best times to view are dusk and dawn. Don't give up if...More

Thank kb123452
Reviewed 1 week ago

More elk then you can shake a stick at. Beautiful animals. Saw estimated 25 elk. Bucks with very large racks. Fenced in area but, it's large. Free. Walk the fence line. Great pictures.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to two different viewing areas. The first we could see the elk at a distance. The second area was amazing! There was tons of elk right by the fence. Some were resting and some were grazing. There was even some fallow deer. It...More

1  Thank TheBaumFam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this place is little more than a sign and a chain link fence, it was a unique chance to see elk at fairly close distance. They seem to have somewhat of a range, as we tried to visit once and did not see any,...More

1  Thank ClevelandTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see Elk this is the place to do it. Elk are fenced in & fed onsite by the city.. FYI we were there 7/2017 and didn't see any Elk. Sometimes they move them to the back fields

1  Thank gramma06_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The herd of 30ish elk and a dozen Fallow deer are certainly an out of the ordinary sight. We were fortunate to visit while the herd was peacefully grazing near a viewing fence line. The animals are magnificent! The bulls were in velvet and there...More

1  Thank EMCIndiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large fenced in area with Elk. On the South and East boundary of the Elk Park is a little known Aspen Park (45.011575, -84.668806). The park has a very nice paved path for walking and biking and it even has 2 tennis courts. When you...More

1  Thank fdajnowicz
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