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Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo

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1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
+1 540-743-4113
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Great stop for kids!

Very nice zoo where the animals seem to be cared for and loved. I would agree with other reviewers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kingsville, Maryland
via mobile
A Hidden gem

What a great place to do a quick walk through and see a few fascinating creatures. It is a rescue... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Locust Grove, Georgia
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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
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  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
+1 540-743-4113
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice zoo where the animals seem to be cared for and loved. I would agree with other reviewers that the crocodile and alligator enclosures were a little sad, but the other reptile tanks were adequate. Our son really loved the monkeys, the tiger and...More

Thank Crystine715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place to do a quick walk through and see a few fascinating creatures. It is a rescue facility so this is not a typical "zoo" but the baby goats are sooo cute and you so get to feed and pet them (so...More

Thank Annalfw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner & I love this little privately funded rescue zoo. Great variety of happy, well-fed animals of all species ( reptiles inside, birds, marsupials, monkeys, lemurs, and GOATS! You can feed the goats!) Even a majestic tiger. I will return to this place every...More

Thank Kristina L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We took our 7 year old grandson to visit the zoo since he loves reptiles. We were very much impressed with their extensive snake exhibits. The zoo itself isn't as nice though. The animal enclosures are overgrown and too small. We were especially disturbed in...More

Thank B. L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I was a little taken back by the entrance fees yet understand that this is a self-supporting operation that handles rescued animals so I bit the bullet and got tickets for myself and 2 grandkids. The snake exhibits were better than I've seen in major...More

Thank love2RiceVA
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my son(11yr old) live near here and we always try to visit as much as we can. We are huge animal lovers and my son loves the snakes and wants to work there or volunteer.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This was the first zoo we've been where the animals seemed right at home and comfortable showing some personality! It was interesting to see this and learn about their stories. Although it was small, we spent a lot of time at each exhibit just watching...More

1  Thank emily1108
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Charges to much for no more animals that is housed there. Gift shop over priced. Snakes are probably the best thing that is at the zoo. Doesn't look kept up.

Thank 71sheshe
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I am so glad we visited Luray zoo my grandchildren loved all the animals and the information about each. My oldest grandson is autistic and loved the reptiles and the petting zoo area feeding the goats. We all enjoyed holding the baby's and then having...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went with an 8 month old, mostly for the petting zoo, but there was plenty for everyone to see and enjoy.

Thank Patbest60
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Ina W
8 September 2016|
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
No parking fee.
Sarah K
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
5 August 2015|
Response from SgtHartmann | Reviewed this property |
There is a portion of the zoo where you can feed and pet some sheep and goats. If you are interested in interactions with more of the animals the after hours guided tour with the owners is great. I don't think they recommend... More