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Maine Wildlife Park

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Address: 56 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039-6804
Phone Number: +1 207-657-4977
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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State run wildlife park whose wildlife is permanently injured, human...

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.

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Had to See a Moose While I was in Maine

We are into wildlife so we had to go to this place. It is primarily a site for animals that have been rescued. I don't often get to see Moose, so that was the primary attraction... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
troyl280
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Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice small wildlife park. Most exhibits are nicely done and good for the animals. I spent 30 years in the Zoo business so know what i am talking about the one overriding negative is they allow feeding of the bears which is bad to them as a species and bad to teach us humans. Just ask anyone ion Florida. It... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are into wildlife so we had to go to this place. It is primarily a site for animals that have been rescued. I don't often get to see Moose, so that was the primary attraction for me, but they had a variety of local wildlife including foxes, deer, raccoons, mountain lions, foxes, etc. The fish hatchery is also part... More 

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Gray, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A great place to visit with kids. You can see all the local wildlife displayed in somewhat of a natural setting, again depending on the animal. They also have wonderful flower plantings all over the park. They also have many special days through their open season with special programs put on by experts, such as a native indian pow wow,... More 

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Dayton, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My favorite Maine tourist experience is the Maine Wildlife Park. Native animals who have been removed from the wild for health, safety or rehabilitation reasons are on display in well designed habitats. Mainers who live in the woods see deer quite frequently, but moose, coyotes, bobcats and lynx are not so easy to find. I always recommend this park to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had a hankering to see a moose and my efforts to accomplish this in the wild have proven unsuccessful. While the moose brought me to the park, I was happily surprised with the variety of other animals and the park is beautiful to walk through. One caution: If you are short on time or stamina, skip the fish hatchery. It... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We chose to come here instead of another wildlife place in NH mainly due to the price ($7.50 per adult) and were very pleased we did. Just be aware that they only accept cash. The animals appear to have good sized enclosures and we saw wildlife we didn't know existed! We spent 4 hours in the park and could have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

They are rescuing animals with intent to rehabilitate for release into the wild. Close to natural settings help you visualize where animal would be. Areas are clean and roomy. Staff was ver helpful to us. Enjoyed seeing the moose and cougar the most. Shaded areas provide respite from hot sun. Picnic areas provides place to relax.

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Windham, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Wildlife Park is great. Get up close with rescued Maine animals and learn about them in a pretty setting. Easy to walk around, cafe and gift shop or bring a picnic. Good for a few hours of outdoor fun.

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Sanford, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This wasn't our first visit but our first visit in the fall and as always we enjoyed it very much! All the animals were out and close so you could see them the bears were sitting waiting for you to feed them their snacks it was really cool and our daughter enjoyed it. Great place recommend it to anyone !!!

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Thank Shamra E
North Clarendon, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This wildlife park has animals from Maine that could not be released into the wild. The park was well maintained and very enjoyable. Reviews I read said the average time at the park was one half hour. There is no way you can see this park in one half hour. We spent two to three hours to see it. Animals... More 

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