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DeYoung Family Zoo

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Address: N5406 County Road 577, Wallace, MI 49893-9653
Phone Number: +1 906-788-4093
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Best Zoo Ever

Visit every year! Bud and Carrie have such a love for their animals. Getting to see the animals fed and up close to learn about them.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Marinette, Wisconsin
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Marinette, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visit every year! Bud and Carrie have such a love for their animals. Getting to see the animals fed and up close to learn about them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Deyoung Family Zoo is run by two people, Bud and Carrie Deyoung. This place is a private residence but is open to the public as a zoo from spring to fall. It's a lifestyle and place unlike anything you've seen before. When I visited Bud and Carrie Deyoung's residence for the first time on 4/27/12 I felt at peace,... More 

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Pound, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to several larger zoos, but nothing compares to DeYoung Family Zoo. I first went with some friends and have been back by myself, and have never had a better time. There are so many activities for people of all ages on the weekends, that you will want to plan for a day. Not only will you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best family zoo that myself or my family had been to I wouldn't really say it's a zoo it's all carry and buds children that live in there home or back yard all there pens,cages are clean and very well maintained the animals there truly appreciate there love that carry and bud have for them... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the best zoo ever! The animals are all cared and loved for. Bud and Carrie never take a break always looking for ways to make the animals happier and healthier. I've been visiting this zoo since the 70's. It's always a new and wonderful experience especially when you get to hold the baby animals

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McBrides, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After one trip to this zoo, it turned into our absolute favorite place to visit! We make the almost 7 hour trip as often as possible. Such a wonderful, educational experience, and the owners treat everyone like family. The animals are the happiest I have ever seen in any zoo, and their enclosures are amazing! I won't go to zoos... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The DeYoung zoo is incredible and a must see for anyone who loves animals and would like a more up close and personal experience. Being lucky enough to live close we visit several times a year. My kids are spoiled and cannot stand going to your traditional zoos, they say they are boring. The owners treat their animals like family,... More 

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Oconto, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this hidden gem of a zoo. We have yet to visit a zoo with active animals like this. Most zoos we visit...either you cannot find the animals in their (tiny) enclosure or they really are not in them. Most of the time if they are there they are lying around. Deyoung's provides an educational afternoon of fun. I... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Grandma to kids, spending the day here is an amazing day trip. Bring a friend, borrow your friend's kids, all becomes new again when seen through their eyes. Unique zoo offers event times, like feeding the wild animals, etc. make it different from large city zoos. Ran by an amazing couple who truly care about the animals and your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been to such an awesome zoo, such as this one! They are so caring of their animals and very informative of the animals. The compassion they have for all animals shows through their animals.

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