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Fort Chiswell Animal Park

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Address: 569 Red Hollow Rd, Max Meadows, VA 24360-3763
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We stopped by not sure if what to expect but we had such a good time. The staff was very friendly and the animals were great. The tour guide made the trip remarkable, she was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Lenoir, North Carolina
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Lenoir, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by not sure if what to expect but we had such a good time. The staff was very friendly and the animals were great. The tour guide made the trip remarkable, she was wonderful!!!

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Thank armywifeandhappy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Driving up to the Zoo we thought this might just be a petting zoo. We boarded the safari bus and had the most fun we have had in a long time. The animals coming up and sticking their heads inside the bus made for some great photos and laughs. Our energetic guide and narrator, Heidi, knew each of the animals... More 

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Louisa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I and my friends enjoyed this visit very much. We got animal food all inside the vehicle,but that was okay.

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Thank Crinklepants
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

So here we have a very simple operation out in the middle of farmland. Do not come into this thinking of a huge, extravagant thing, because it's not and you will be disappointed. However if you can do that you will appreciate it's simplistic, rustic, and honest setup. It is great for adults and children. You get up close and... More 

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Pineville, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a great little adventure. The petting Zoo was fun and the Safari Bus ride was great. Everyone on the bus had a great time. The animals are hilarious and so much fun. Be sure to get plenty to feed them. They love to eat from your hand or a cup. Will definately go back.

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Faribault
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped during a long trip back from Myrtle Beach to Minnesota. It was awesome! A great way to break up the drive with small kids 8,6,2. The bus ride was very exciting and the animals come right up to the windows. Amazing to see camels, buffalo, antelope, wildabeast, zebra and many more!!

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Thank Nicole O
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I am a senior citizen, but still a kid at heart!! I so enjoyed the Safari Bus Tour and the opportunity to hand-feed the delightful animals. Vicky, our driver and guide, made the experience extra special by telling us lots of information about the different animals, their habits and, yes, their names. You absolutely want to purchase the $5 bag... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We have wanted to stop here for some time, but never seem to hit it right time of year or hour of the day. So this last trip from NC to WV and back, we finally made it. It was great fun. The animals were great. The staff in the visitor center was very nice and sweet; the bus driver... More 

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Thank TDug
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way South. Our 12, 6 and 3 year old all had a great time. Everyone is very friendly. The bus driver was really informative. We all had a great time and plan to stop again in the future. Great to get everyone out of the car and there is a petting zoo area so you can... More 

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Palmyra, Pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

All of the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The safari bus trip was long and gave ample opportunity for all people on the bus to interact with the animals and take pictures. The grounds were clean. The main attraction is the safari ride, so there are only a few exhibits outside the ride area. Our 3 and 1 1/2... More 

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