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Fur-Ever Wild

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Address: 10132 235th St W, Lakeville, MN 55044-7920
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+1 612-467-9653

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I feel like Fur-Ever Wild is a neighborhood, well kept secret... a gem in the rough. Not many people are even aware of the great place that is so close, just off Dodd and 235th... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Lakeville, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids as something different to do. The whole experience just didn't seem right (dirty & damp environment; heavy metal music blaring, rotten food, rickety barriers). We later did some readers to find out they "harvest" the animals. They market the business like it's a wildlife refuge/zoo, charge families to visit, then slaughter the animals in the off-season. Technically... More 

Thank sidewebbing
Lakeville, Minnesota
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went last year in between Thanksgiving and Christmas with daughter, SIL, and two grandsons and I think we all had a very good time. The animals are amazing.

Thank gramsclp
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We took our daughter and her friend to see all the animals and special lights they put up at Christmas. This was our second visit and we'll definitely be going back again. They're friendly, helpful and show you around while explaining about the animals you're seeing. You get to feed them (we all loved that) and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate... More 

Thank Nathan S
Lakeville, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I feel like Fur-Ever Wild is a neighborhood, well kept secret... a gem in the rough. Not many people are even aware of the great place that is so close, just off Dodd and 235th. The staff is very friendly, and the wildlife is well worth the visit. There are wolves, a cougar, goats, porcupine, chickens, fox, and many more.... More 

Thank nbmm2016
Maple Grove, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 22 May 2016

What a great place to visit and so reasonably priced. My grandsons really enjoyed feeding the wolves and other animals. You can tell that they are well cared for and loved. The volunteers were so friendly and shared a lot of interesting facts about Minnesota wildlife. We got to play with the baby foxes and pet a baby wolf. So... More 

Thank jlh763
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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52 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

My stepson heard about this place from a friend so we decided to check it out for my 9yo step-daughters "Gotcha Day" outing as she loves animals. I was not sure what to expect but it was a nice day out and it turned out to be a nice family afternoon. It was a $25 for the 5 of us... More 

1 Thank goodiowagirl
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and knowledgable staff and volunteers! So fun to interact with the animals and feed them. Definitely returning soon :)

4 Thank Lia C
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This was my second visit to Fur-Ever Wild. I love Wolves and had to chance to go and spend some time with young Wolves during a pet and play session. I spent almost an hour just watching a large pack sleeping and interacting, whilst one tucked into a deer that was put out for the pack. Going back agian before... More 

4 Thank Clare J
St. Petersburg, Florida
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

the staff was very knowledgeable and lots of animals to observe. We observed feeding time for the wolves. Not for the faint of heart. petting zoo for kids is on property. Animals can be fed for a small fee.

4 Thank joysuthe
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

My car left me stranded for an extra day so we decided to check this place out. A hidden gem! The volunteers were incredible and knowledgeable about the animals. I was quite uneasy among the horses and goats from my lack of experience but one of the volunteers helped me feel comfortable and made my visit extraordinary. I can't wait... More 

8 Thank Angie E

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