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Maine Wildlife Park

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56 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039-6804
+1 207-657-4977 ext. 0
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One of the best in New England

I have been visiting Maine Wildlife Park since I was very young. I remember it being Gray Animal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colby P
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Biddeford, Maine
Fun for the family

These people are amazing. They've rescued all these animals and work to re habilitate them. It's so... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Owen D
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State run wildlife park whose wildlife is permanently injured, human dependent or had been raised in captivity; so cannot be released back into the wild.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wildlife park” (29 reviews)
“gift shop” (21 reviews)
“snack shack” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
56 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039-6804
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+1 207-657-4977 ext. 0
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"wildlife park"
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"gift shop"
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"black beans"
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"nice place to visit"
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"picnic tables"
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"fish hatchery"
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"great learning"
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"all ages"
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"natural setting"
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"nature lovers"
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"great for kids"
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"great place for families"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting Maine Wildlife Park since I was very young. I remember it being Gray Animal Farm, and I remember it before the Dry Mills Fish Hatchery opened. I also remember this facility being absolutely sad and dirty. Luckily, the past has gone...More

Thank Colby P
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

These people are amazing. They've rescued all these animals and work to re habilitate them. It's so cool to get a close up look at some of Maines amazing wildlife. They have all sorts of creatures like moose, bears, coyote, bobcat, and many more. It's...More

Thank Owen D
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a very nice park to take the whole family. Many animals and activities for a fun and interesting day. We brought our lunch and were able to get a picnic table, as the park does fill up fast. The park is clean and...More

Thank Hallstrom1
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The park is a worthwhile visit, with various animals that populate the state of Maine on show. They're all there because they can't be in the wild for various reasons so it's not a zoo, more a sanctuary. The bears and moose were highlights but...More

Thank James K
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a very special place. I really enjoyed my first visit to the Maine Wildlife Park. It was only $7.50 to enter and you could spend all the time you wanted enjoying the park. I really, really took my time leisurely walking along all...More

4  Thank Purple_Snow_Lady
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Love this park of native Maine animals in Gray. It serves the dual purpose of giving wildlife a home if they can't survive in the wild, and letting people see the variety of animals out there. So like any zoo, it's educational and fun, with...More

Thank Becky P
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Loved that the animal areas were large and well set up. A great place to see the animals native to Maine, including a few rarer varieties, that I hadn't seen before. The beaver was actively making a dam, the red foxes cavorting with each other,...More

Thank shamrockri1
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife and two young girls. They loved it. Nice local wild animals. There was an albino raccoon. The lynx and Fischer were pretty cool. Hard to list all the animals but here it goes: Just kidding. It is a nice place...More

Thank Trustfundkid
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very nice sized animal park with a variety of animals. Most of the animals were sleeping when we were there (early afternoon) but still enjoyed seeing them. The only moose we saw on our trip were here :). Could have sat and watched the Eagle...More

2  Thank Kelly G
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Looking for something to do for an afternoon and don't want to spend a fortune, definitely check out Maine Wildlife Park. Its affordable, $7 for an adult and slightly less for children over 5. They are open rain or shine, and we decided to go...More

Thank Rachel A
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Ralph R
24 December 2016|
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Response from lisa k | Property representative |
the original 'game farm' opened in the 1940s as a pheasant rearing facility. wild orphaned and injured wildlife were housed here over the years. pheasant-rearing was phased out in the 70s and the facility was turned into a... More
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Monkey2me
17 August 2016|
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Response from Alik G | Reviewed this property |
Not too much. Maybe a mile or so. And there are benches everywhere if you need to take a break
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Schatze14
22 September 2015|
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Response from lisa k | Property representative |
the wildlife park closes for the 2015 season on Nov.11
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