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Penitentiary Glen Wildlife Center

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Candyland Gone Wild

Excellent adventure for children. Staff is very helpful. Candyland Gone Wild was great fun for the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rocky River, United States
via mobile
Good family fun

Very good visitor center.Trails well maintained.Even animal exhibit.Very educational.Lots of... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Kwanita H
pukwana, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent adventure for children. Staff is very helpful. Candyland Gone Wild was great fun for the young ones. There also was a scavenger hunt to entertain the older kids with hot cocoa and s’mores to ventur outside and explore. Lots to do in winter and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Very good visitor center.Trails well maintained.Even animal exhibit.Very educational.Lots of parking spaces.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kwanita H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Took the grandkids to the Free rides on the model railroad. The boys had a great time! Concessions were reasonably priced. Nice Exhibits in the main building. Taxidermied insects, foul, and an albino white tailed dear, they also had a black bear the kids just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank SuperPoser
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2016
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Paul S
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