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Maine Wildlife Park

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56 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039-6804
+1 207-657-4977
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Wonderful Day Trip!

This is a very special place. I really enjoyed my first visit to the Maine Wildlife Park. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Purple_Snow_Lady
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Woodstock, Connecticut
We call it "the zoo"

Love this park of native Maine animals in Gray. It serves the dual purpose of giving wildlife a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Becky P
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State run wildlife park whose wildlife is permanently injured, human dependent or had been raised in captivity; so cannot be released back into the wild.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (21 reviews)
“wildlife park” (28 reviews)
“snack shack” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
56 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039-6804
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+1 207-657-4977
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special place. I really enjoyed my first visit to the Maine Wildlife Park. It was only $7.50 to enter and you could spend all the time you wanted enjoying the park. I really, really took my time leisurely walking along all...More

1  Thank Purple_Snow_Lady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this park of native Maine animals in Gray. It serves the dual purpose of giving wildlife a home if they can't survive in the wild, and letting people see the variety of animals out there. So like any zoo, it's educational and fun, with...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved that the animal areas were large and well set up. A great place to see the animals native to Maine, including a few rarer varieties, that I hadn't seen before. The beaver was actively making a dam, the red foxes cavorting with each other,...More

Thank shamrockri1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my wife and two young girls. They loved it. Nice local wild animals. There was an albino raccoon. The lynx and Fischer were pretty cool. Hard to list all the animals but here it goes: Just kidding. It is a nice place...More

Thank Trustfundkid
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very nice sized animal park with a variety of animals. Most of the animals were sleeping when we were there (early afternoon) but still enjoyed seeing them. The only moose we saw on our trip were here :). Could have sat and watched the Eagle...More

2  Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Looking for something to do for an afternoon and don't want to spend a fortune, definitely check out Maine Wildlife Park. Its affordable, $7 for an adult and slightly less for children over 5. They are open rain or shine, and we decided to go...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I recently visited Gray Animal Park for the first time since my kids were little and could not believe how much the park has grown. It's a state park so it's very affordable for families. The walking paths are easy to maneuver unless you want...More

1  Thank busytraveler271
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The website says open rain or shine...and they really mean it. We went on a dreary day that was filled with rain. There were periods of no rain, light rain and driving rain. We practically had the place to ourselves. There was only a handful...More

3  Thank JEN M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The good - lots of interesting animals (moose, wolf, eagles etc). Self guided and good for kids. We happened to be there during a pow wow and enjoyed a powerful cultural event. The bad - ticket line is very slow to get in Overall- great...More

3  Thank Brian K
lisa k, Public Relations Manager at Maine Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

thanks for the nice review! we must clarify, however, that we do not have a wolf exhibit! there are foxes and a coyote, lynx, bobcat and mountain lion, but again, no wolves! thanks again!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second time visiting Maine and we really wanted to see a moose and figured this would be the only way. We were not disappointed! All the animals here appeared well cared for, the park was clean and well maintained. The Maine game...More

3  Thank susan m
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Ralph R
24 December 2016|
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Response from lisa k | Property representative |
the original 'game farm' opened in the 1940s as a pheasant rearing facility. wild orphaned and injured wildlife were housed here over the years. pheasant-rearing was phased out in the 70s and the facility was turned into a... More
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Monkey2me
17 August 2016|
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Response from Alik G | Reviewed this property |
Not too much. Maybe a mile or so. And there are benches everywhere if you need to take a break
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Schatze14
22 September 2015|
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Response from lisa k | Property representative |
the wildlife park closes for the 2015 season on Nov.11
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