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Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo

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Small but mighty

I loved this rescue zoo! I'm not huge fan of snakes, reptiles, spiders, and little things that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mikaela M
Roanoke, Virginia
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A cute little rescue zoo

This is a cute little roadside rescue zoo with a reptile room, outdoor animal exhibit and petting... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
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Luray zoo does not maintain this sight this is a third party sight for accurate information on hours etc see website
1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
+1 540-743-4113
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The first thing you need to know about Mark Kilby, who owns the Luray Zoo in Luray, Virginia, is that he thinks dogs make terrible pets. In fact, Kilby prefers reptiles. To prove his point, he boasts that his small zoo features "one of the...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo isn’t big but it was very personal level. The owner was around the property and is very hands on. Very grateful that these animals are given a second chance. By each animal, they have their story - how they came to Luray Zoo.

Thank Kris Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought this would be a good way to pass the time on a cloudy day. Wow! Such a great little zoo. You can totally tell that animals are well cared for and accepting of you being there. They really interact with you. The owner...More

1  Thank davesantucci10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a small, reasonably priced zoo in this area, I wasn't expecting much. But the facilities were well taken care of and it was clear that the animals are treated with love and care. Some of the animals have their names and stories posted at...More

3  Thank imyoungandhip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this rescue zoo! I'm not huge fan of snakes, reptiles, spiders, and little things that craw. This zoo had so much more to offer though. Monkeys, Birds, A tiger, goats, hawks, owls, and so much more were there to see. The petting zoo...More

3  Thank Mikaela M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small rescue zoo filled with rescued exotic animals as well as domestic farm animals. nice reptile room. are able to feed the farm animals.

Thank Cass W
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The wife and I stopped here after the caverns since we love animals. All these animals are rescues and the owner was very nice and informative.

1  Thank scotnjulie
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome!! The cages were very well maintained and the animals seemed very happy! We spent about an hour there-don’t forget to bring quarters inside for feeding the goats in the petting zoo!!

1  Thank laurawines60
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little roadside rescue zoo with a reptile room, outdoor animal exhibit and petting zoo. It’s a bit pricey for how small it is, but other than that we liked it.

Thank Lafluvobx
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is the sixth or seventh time we have visited. It is a very small operation and you can visit it in a couple of hours. There are a lot of snakes, some reptiles and birds. There are not as many mammals, but that might...More

1  Thank mhedges22
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25 January 2018|
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Response from Cynthia H | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call. Really nice friendly people.
Ina W
8 September 2016|
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
No parking fee.
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20 August 2015|
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Response from Grami-TT | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You will be near several places to eat, Anthony's is great for Italian, Burger King, McDonald's. there is an awesome place called FLOTZIE's and several picnic tables there. They have the world's best ice cream for a... More