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 4 by Donna C

November 04, 2023

Donna C


This is our 3rd time here. Every time we go my Grandson is disappointed because the safari ride is not running. Says it is online, but not when you get there. Recorded message even gives times of...

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Rated 5 by Keasha E

September 17, 2023

Keasha E


Arrival: The earlier, the better. We arrived around 10am on a Saturday, and it wasn't super crowded. We had options to take the 12pm and other rides after. Parking: We found parking to be pretty...

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Rated 5 by jenavolio

September 04, 2023


The snakes alone are worth the price of admission!

My friend and I went on a Sunday at around 3pm and it was the perfect time of day because there weren’t any crowds. First and foremost please visit the snake exhibit, it was THE most amazing we’ve...

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