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Wilson's Wild Animal Park

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985 W Parkins Mill Rd, Winchester, VA 22602-4752
+1 540-662-5715
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This could be a great small local zoo if it weren't for the state of some of the enclosures. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wacava
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Strasburg, VA
Strange old place

Been here many times. It's a strange, small zoo. Don't like the way some of the animals are housed... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Peg C
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Winchester, Virginia
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  • Excellent43%
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“local zoo” (3 reviews)
“enclosures” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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985 W Parkins Mill Rd, Winchester, VA 22602-4752
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+1 540-662-5715
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This could be a great small local zoo if it weren't for the state of some of the enclosures. We enjoyed seeing a variety of animals and feeding the deer and goats. What was really heartbreaking was the bear enclosure and big cat enclosure. The...More

Thank wacava
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Been here many times. It's a strange, small zoo. Don't like the way some of the animals are housed. Lots of local activities take place here.

Thank Peg C
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A great stop for my wife, and great-granddaughter. Wonderful to see so many animals being taken care of so well. We will come back.

Thank Don B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Visited today with my brother and my 94 year old mother who is in a wheelchair. She loves feeding the animals and we had a great time. The only problem was with her wheelchair and it was kind of rocky ground trying to move us...More

Thank 00vette48306
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Wilson's with twin 2 1/2 year old grandchildren . They had a great time ! Fair sized area with many screened enclosures of different sizes. Lots of different domestic animals and some more exotic, uncommon species. The tiger and lion were visible, but sleeping...More

Thank Cymru1
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

My grandson and I were heart warmed by our visit to Wilson's Wild Animal Park. Although some enclosures had concrete, many were in large pens with natural ground. How can one review criticize concrete and another that it's a muddy mess? In terms of space...More

Thank valann316
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

These animals were lethargic at best. The areas where they were lodged were too small for the animals. Plus, wild animals do not need concrete floors. There is no area for them to roam and be the wild animals they were created to be. Our...More

5  Thank Nani1995
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

First, to address some of the previous reviews please remember this should not be compared to a large city zoo with enormous funding. This is a small town zoo, but still with caring owners. In my opinion you get a much better visit with a...More

Thank StevenSherry13
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Enjoy the small setting and close connection with the animals. Don't think all the animals are there yet. Missed the monkeys.

Thank geraldr506
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

It was great to see such a huge variety of animals, but was sad to see some of them in such small cages. The tigers were in a tiny cage, the bears had a cement bottom enclosure and they just looked unhappy. There was a...More

4  Thank Tracey M
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BGN123
10 September 2017|
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Response from Nani1995 | Reviewed this property |
Seeing these animals broke my heart. When we decided to take our granddaughter there, we were hoping to see them loose in a large natural habitat area rather than in cages.
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