Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

Natural ponds, lush landscaping, and wandering Ambass-zoo-dors are eager to indulge inquisitive guests. Get curious about everything from bears to boas, macaws to monkeys, panthers to pythons, and alligators to zebra. Safari rides.
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13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd
Thurmont, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by jennifer s

June 05, 2023

jennifer s


We had a great time! Animals were pretty active. We loved feeding the animals. Plenty of shaded area to stay out of the sun.

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Rated 5 by LightPacker437796

May 29, 2023


Happy visitors

It's a great place to visit for all age groups. We should be grateful that such well maintained wildlife preserve exists and we still can enjoy seeing different species of animals, birds,... we might...

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Rated 3 by Kandace F

May 08, 2023

Kandace F

They start shutting stuff down too early.

The park is nice, has a decent selection of animals.. problem is the park doesn’t close until five but they weren’t doing anymore safari rides after 3:30 so we missed out on that and they start...

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