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Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Alto Features Animals
8313 Pratt Lake Ave SE, Alto, MI 49302-9610
+1 616-868-6711
Review Highlights
Better than "Old John Ball Zoo".

Feeding the giraffes and the "roos" was amazing. We had very few people to compete with to get to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Grand Rapids, Michigan
An amazing place to explore! Lots of animals to see!

I found out about this place from a friend, and I'm so very glad I did. My sister, my parents, my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Holt, Michigan
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8313 Pratt Lake Ave SE, Alto, MI 49302-9610
+1 616-868-6711

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Reviewed yesterday

Feeding the giraffes and the "roos" was amazing. We had very few people to compete with to get to the front to see animals. I was impressed at the size of the park. It seemed much more authentic in the setting. The zebras were very...More

Thank redwinguno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found out about this place from a friend, and I'm so very glad I did. My sister, my parents, my seven year old nephew and I all had an amazing time checking out this wonderful place. The day we were there, we pulled in...More

1  Thank NatlParkHopper27
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was somewhat skeptical the first time I visited Boulder Ridge. I expected a few animals similar to the former Deer Park near Muskegon. I was totally blown away. The place is nicely laid out, clean and exhibits are well labeled with good information about...More

Thank amaitner
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place cares about it's inhabitants. Not a "zoo" that is only for attraction purposes - these people are here for the animals benefits not our entertainment. I love supporting them every summer. Wonderful selection of animals! Fun to see the babies every summer and...More

2  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our group of nannies was looking for a new place to spend a fun summer day and none of us had ever been here before. We packed up the kids, strollers & picnic items and headed out early. Parking lot was steady busy just before...More

Thank SheriK2
Reviewed 25 October 2016

On a relative's recommendation we took our Grandkids to Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park. Despite it being a special Halloween celebration at the park, with the attendant long lines, it was a great deal of fun for everyone. We walked around the entire place and...More

1  Thank MU S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Grand children LOVED seeing (and feeding) wild animals...and both parents and grandparents learned a bit along the way as well. A great natural environment...don't miss visiting!

1  Thank djsmith8
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This place is an awesome experience. The animals look to be well taken care of. The enclosures are clean and well designed. Kids or adults can feed some of the animals. I will go again when in the area.

1  Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We've taken grandchildren here several times. The park is actually an exotics breeding facility. They sell exotics to a wide variety of animal parks and zoos in North America and have been doing so for quite awhile. A few years ago they turned the place...More

2  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Took my girls to the Animal park and they loved it. Enjoyed feeding the animals and the Safari ride.

1  Thank TL21
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Barbara K
How much does it cost for children and adults?
8 August 2015|
Response from Sandee D | Reviewed this property |
Adults 12 & over: $10.00 Seniors 62 & over: $8.00 Ages 3-11: $8.00 ages 2 & under: FREE
Are you going to be open this weekend for the 4th of July? Also what is the admission prices?
1 July 2015|
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Response from rcfeen | Reviewed this property |
I called them and they confirmed they will be open Fri, Sat & Sunday this weekend (July 3-5) their normal hours. Hours and admission prices are listed at the bottom of the home page on their website. The last admissions are... More