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Gaylord's City Elk Park

#2 of 17 things to do in Gaylord Features Animals
E Grandview, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 800-345-8621
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Wonderful to see so many Elk and Fallow deer!

We stopped here with our grandson. This time we've seen more elk than before on previous visits... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Just ok

We were excited to go but once we got here- disappointed. It's huge and you stand outside the fence... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kelly L
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E Grandview, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 800-345-8621
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here with our grandson. This time we've seen more elk than before on previous visits. This is really neat to see these animals, and no you can not feed them!

Thank donna24doan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to go but once we got here- disappointed. It's huge and you stand outside the fence but you can't walk all the way around.

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place to stop and have lunch and get out of the car. My son liked watching the Elk. There is one picnic table. No bathrooms available. If you never seen elk up close. This is your opportunity!

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will always see elk here although they may be far away. The elk viewing spots in the pigeon river forest are fun but you don't always see elk. This is a sure thing just a few blocks from downtown Gaylord.

Thank Dss444
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ten minutes with the grandchildren is enough. Don't open the windows of the car elk are very stinky.

Thank George M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I wouldn't really call it a park so much as what I saw was a large fenced in enclosure with some elk in it and some feed for them put near the fence. I wasn't that thrilled, and the elk did not seem enthused to...More

Thank MissChris808
Reviewed 14 March 2017

never seen a real elk that close even though we live only 40 miles away so we enjoyed it.. the grand kids did to .. worth the time to drive by plus its free :-)

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Take a few minutes or take an hour you won't be disappointed. Some time they are not close enough to find the experience perfect, but to watch these magnificant animals graze or hear them buggle - one of God's greatest!

Thank USPS497
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Lots of Elk to see here and some giant ones too. Kids had a good time and we took lots of pictures while visiting. Definatly worth checking out

Thank broughtonfamily611
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Was a cool place to kill an hour. Big elk on premises very close to where you view them. There was another group of animals that were further off was hard to tell what they were. If you know your going in advance bring binoculars.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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