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Wilderness Walk

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great place for kids

lots of things for kiddos. petting zoo had plenty of little animals. the goats are funny too. many... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great time for the kids

We went here with our 4 &2 year old children. They really enjoyed the day. It was pitched right... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Canberra, Australia
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9503 N State Road 27, Hayward, WI 54843-2005
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I have been going here off and on throughout my life. When we were little, this was our once a summer family outing and as kids, it was great! That was in the 80's. Nothing has been updated or modernized since. Sadly, it has gotten...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Nisse G
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Took my whole family of older children back to the Wilderness Walk for our annual trip, we never miss it. The only sad part is they close for the season right after Labor Day. The old western town is always our favorite part.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chad C
Reviewed 25 August 2018

it was fun to see all the animals and the old buildings but the place could of been cleaned up some.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bonnie E
Reviewed 23 August 2018

lots of things for kiddos. petting zoo had plenty of little animals. the goats are funny too. many enclosures for animals where you can actually see the animals. there's also a nature walk path with signage explaining what things are. and then a western themed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We went here with our 4 &2 year old children. They really enjoyed the day. It was pitched right at their level. The petting zoo was a real hit. Staff were super friendly and enthusiastic. Some of the exhibits were a little sad but overall...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank margod584
Reviewed 1 August 2018

A nice little zoo and western themed park, but definitely geared towards younger folks, with children...But they have cougar, bears, and a tiger, plus a petting zoo

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank phil j
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Your family will enjoy this nice casual place. Animals are everywhere, the kids can feed most of the animals and pet them. A leisurely walk through zoo. Great for the family.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Larry L
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Wonderful experience for our five year old. Petting area amazing, large walking paces and the variety of animals A1.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GIJoe1989
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to see what some of our local area hot spots had to offer. We were pleasantly surprised and the wildlife walk in Hayward. Lots to see interactive things for all. The mystery spot was funny and the nursery was my favorite because it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hwestley39
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Very large with lots of walking paths. Felt bad for the bears and tiger in their tiny cages. Other small animals were cool. The free roaming fawns and baby goats are the best!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SamDWoodbury_MN
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Anthony D
13 August 2018|
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Response from phil j | Reviewed this property |
Anthony, I did not see any signs saying No Dogs, but on the other hand, I did not see any dogs either,,,so my guess would be no
Sue H
3 August 2018|
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Response from Buppo1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but some of it is grass and sand paths.