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GarLyn Zoological Park

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Highway 2, Naubinway, MI 49762
+1 906-477-1085
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Less than expected

I'm giving this a 4 rating but not quite sure if it should be that high, a 3 1/2 might be better... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MstqMI
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Manistique
A Hidden Gem

My family has lived about 30 minutes away for well over 10 years and we’ve never made it out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rvaughn6
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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See native and exotic animals up close. Including tiger, cougar, bobcat, river otter, grizzly bear, camel, ring-tail lemurs, reindeer and much, much more.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“detroit zoo” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Highway 2, Naubinway, MI 49762
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+1 906-477-1085
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"detroit zoo"
in 5 reviews
"exotic animals"
in 4 reviews
"ice cream cones"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop"
in 12 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 2 reviews
"porta potties"
in 5 reviews
"free range"
in 5 reviews
"baby goats"
in 3 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 3 reviews
"singing dogs"
in 2 reviews
"hand sanitizer"
in 2 reviews
"bears"
in 23 reviews
"peacocks"
in 14 reviews
"zoos"
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"enrichment"
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"coyote"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm giving this a 4 rating but not quite sure if it should be that high, a 3 1/2 might be better. First of all, there's a 4% charge for using a credit card. Then, I was a little put off by the (not sure...More

Thank MstqMI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family has lived about 30 minutes away for well over 10 years and we’ve never made it out... Until this year. We took our 2 year old son and had a great time. It was much bigger than expected and with chickens and birds...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been passing this place for years and finally stopped. Wish we had know how fun it would be. We took the grandkids and they loved it. it was well worth the money and time we spent on our vacation. Definitely will go back....More

Thank Carrie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little zoo to visit in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with lions, and tigers, and bears oh my. Leaping lemmurs, a camel, coyote, a red fox and artic foxes too. It was a pleasant stop to stretch your legs and let the kids see...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About 40 minutes west of the bridge. Went around 11:30am. It was cloudy and cool. Other then drinks, the park does not have food. Plan accordingly because there aren’t any restaurants nearby either. We enjoyed feeding the animals! We were able to see the animals...More

Thank Stephanie K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We brought the kids today, (4 and 1,) for a quick family day. Overall it's not very big but it was very well taken care of. I felt like the animals were well cared for and they put time and effort into providing enrichment for...More

Thank Katie B
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The animals here sure seem to be very well treated. You can feed some of them and all of them are closer than in most huge zoos or sanctuaries. This zoo isn’t huge, but based on everything we saw (were a family with toddlers) I...More

Thank Meghan P
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

The place was much bigger than i expected and had a great variety of animals. the path for walking is a nice cedar chip bed, not cement!! you can feed many animals as well. put some wipes with an extra shot of hand sanitizer in...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

We live on a farm in Minnesota and it was my husband and I with our 3 teenage boys. For a family owned zoo, it really was pretty good. Quite a few animals that are exotic and then some farm animals also. We all had...More

Thank Rafting20142014
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

I just love how the place is small enough that you are not exhausted and how you can get very close to the displays. Also love how nice and shady the zoo is with wood chipped pathways instead of cement, which makes my feet and...More

Thank 2UfromMI
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Response from Kali M | Reviewed this property |
If I am not mistaking they do have a wheelchair ramp to and from the Gift Shop. I have seen others use wheelchairs while there, the ground is well packed but not paved.
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