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Penitentiary Glen Wildlife Center

Features Animals
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fantastic place for all ages

Visited with family on Earth Day. The center had plenty of activities planned. There are hiking... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Worth The Trip And More!

I planned a special trip to see the Penitentiary Glen Wildlife Center. It is the Kevin P. Clinton... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Michael M
Macedonia, Ohio
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We visited the park for the public train rides and were greeted by representatives of the Penitentiary Glen Nature Center and various animals. These representatives were very friendly and knowledgeable about the animals so after riding the train, we went to visit the Nature Center...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Visited with family on Earth Day. The center had plenty of activities planned. There are hiking trails, a play area for kids, several ponds, displays of local flora and fauna, and injured wildlife that are being held because they cannot be returned to the wild....More

Thank Truckie351
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I planned a special trip to see the Penitentiary Glen Wildlife Center. It is the Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center. I got an up close look at owls, raptors, an eagle and a fox. These animal ambassadors were a treat to observe. The setting was...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a fun visit anytime of the year. Even in winter, the animals in the rehabilitation area are on exhibit. And the gift shop has many resources for educating and continuing the experience, including accessible clean restrooms. There is also a wetlands pond and...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The Wildlife Center is always changing. There are so many events that uses this facility it is sometimes hard to see them all. The Christmas display is always a wonder for the eyes. At times the center has a quilt show that has beautiful pieces...More

Thank 195robert
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had about an hour to spend here, so we opted to check out the bird/animal rehab facility first. Our 10 year old granddaughter loved seeing the hawks and other birds in the outdoor cages (but we were all sad that they were unable to...More

Thank ilive4sun
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have seen lots of video drops, book drops, key drops, laundry drops, and rain drops but this is the first time I have ever seen a duck drop. Seriously, the first thing you see as you approach the entrance doors to the wildlife center...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The rehab center has lots of creatures that you don't normally see in the wild. All are local to this area. Some are eventually released back into the wild. Enjoyed the owl, hawk and the turkeys.

Thank davechardon
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The rehab center takes care of local wildlife that has been injured. When an animal is too badly injured to be returned to the wild, they house them here. Many are put in enclosures that the public can visit and learn about the species that...More

Thank ChristineF333
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is located with the park. There are enclosures where animals are either being rehabed or are permanent residents due to injuries. There is a little inside area that is appropriate for children.

Thank lmcclain
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