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Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is where Africa comes to Texas. Our 1,800-acre facility offers a 7.2-mile scenic drive where you can interact with approximately 1,100 rare and endangered animals roaming free in their herds. Stay in your car, reserve your...more
We did a self driving tour mid week on a hot Texas day. I was a little worried about the animals being out and about in the heat. Don't know if it was the enticement of the food, but there were plenty of animals visible...More
The lady at the ticket desk was extremely rude. We were interested in the tour but she looked at me and said “if you didn’t book online, you won’t do the tour for days!” Uhhh, ok! I would NEVER go back just because of her!...More
Driving around for two hours on a small course packed with other drivers was not alluring—but Fossil Rim was amazing!
My attitude changed the very second a deer coaxed me to roll down the window. I was totally won over by the time a giraffe...More
My 14 year old daughter and I had a great time during our visit to Fossil Rim in April of this year. We tried a little bit of everything here - we stayed at the safari cabins for the weekend, did the self tour and...More
OK, you can save a few bucks by driving your own car through the wildlife center. Don't do it!. We took our daughter and her family on the guided tour and we all had a marvelous time. To begin with the tour drivers can go...More
What can I say this tour was awesome. We did the guided tour and luckily we had a smaller group giving us plenty of room.
The guide was extremely knowledgeable which I think made the tour. If you do the self drive you miss out...More
Yes, HUMAN food. We ordered out at a restaurant, brought in the food in our car, and ate at picnic tables at the top of the turnaround (where there is a gift shop and restaurant). The picnic area has multiple tables.
The drive is probably 45 minutes to an hour - it is around 9 miles - but allow time to stop half way thru for a rest stop not to mention the entertaining ostriches and a few other characters you will want to feed along the... More
The drive is probably 45 minutes to an hour - it is around 9 miles - but allow time to stop half way thru for a rest stop not to mention the entertaining ostriches and a few other characters you will want to feed along the way.