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The Wilds

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Wonderful place to visit

This is, by far, one of the best breeding programs outside of the wild that have seen. Most of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beverly Hills, Florida
The Wilds

Recently took a day trip with friends to The Wilds. An easy trip from Wheeling or Pittsburgh and so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wheeling, West Virginia
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14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732-9500
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Reviewed yesterday

This is, by far, one of the best breeding programs outside of the wild that have seen. Most of the animals are on the endangered lists so an exceptionally wonderful place to visit.

Thank JudiMatthews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently took a day trip with friends to The Wilds. An easy trip from Wheeling or Pittsburgh and so worth the ride. Staff is very knowledgeable and shares their love of the animals. The ride throughout the park is easy and allows you to see...More

Thank Melissa1952
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my fourth trip to the Wilds. I stayed in a yurt for the night. There is no WiFi or tv so you can enjoy the wonderful sounds of the birds and the animals. The yurt is equipped with a heater and a potable...More

Thank nmt4431
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took friends to visit the Wilds and booked the Wild side tour. It was excellent and our friends thoroughly enjoyed it. Jordan, our guide was very knowledgeable and made the experience memorable. I have taken friends during all the season and every time is...More

Thank genetour
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have returned from our 6th overnight visit to this treasure in Ohio. Not only is it a unique endangered species preserve but it is a wonderful overnight or weekend get away. While there is wi-fi, the cell service is very spotty so it's a...More

Thank PALB108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for our 2nd Anniversary and we both enjoyed it very much. We are already talking about doing another Safari. Even though it was just the two of us we would recommend The Wilds for kids.

Thank thecolefamily08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great and Laura our guide was personable and knowledgeable. The gift shop was amazing, the views were great, and the animals are right there where you can see them! I love the bird aviary....so special. And there are so many things to...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a family membership to the Wilds but had not been this year so we decided to go on Labor Day Weekend Saturday. My adult daughter, grandson, wife, and myself drove over to the Wilds. We decided to just take the open air bus...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my elderly mother and it was a fun experience. We were there on a Monday and getting on bus from the parking lot was easy for us. The property is beautiful and they have a good assortment of animals from various distant lands: China,...More

Thank LEHankins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on my 14 passenger bus . Parked and rode their bus to the top of the Hill. Bumpy ride but just part of the fun !. There we were joined with others and took the open air bus to drive thru the gated...More

Thank Sandy S
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4 September 2018|
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Response from leantha | Reviewed this property |
They like you to be there 1/2 before your schedule visit.
31 August 2018|
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Response from M S | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own water on board. The Wildside Tour (pickup truck tour) provides you with water. The tours all stop at the Carnivore Center, where you can buy a snack and drink if you want, and also use the restroom.
31 August 2018|
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Response from leantha | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are bathroom and drink breaks or you can bring your own.