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Claws 'N' Paws

#1 of 4 things to do in Lake Ariel Features Animals
1475 Ledgedale Rd, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-5589
+1 570-698-6154
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Really Cool place

We spent a going half the day here. Such a variety of animals better than many zoos we have seen... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Candor, New York

Great day... Great price... The animals are treated very well here... A lot to see for all ages... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annalisa K
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“clams” (31 reviews)
“small zoo” (12 reviews)
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1475 Ledgedale Rd, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-5589
+1 570-698-6154
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a going half the day here. Such a variety of animals better than many zoos we have seen. Loved the rustic setting and how close you could get to the animals. Once you pay admission the extras like feeding the giraffe and tortoises...More

Thank WBP_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day... Great price... The animals are treated very well here... A lot to see for all ages.. Very clean...

Thank Annalisa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to a family vacation with our children and grandchildren. Nice zoo for young children. Not overwhelming. Kids had a great time!

Thank Sugarsm0m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stony paths (tripping hazards) wend through this zoo. I guess the term would be "unpolished". A nice variety of animals, but many are in small pens (alligators for example). Two adults and 3 children costs $75, and that was with $2 in senior discount. There...More

Thank Misterjynx2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful visit with my dad, niece and nephew. The kids and I got to feed some birds and the kids were delighted to meet and feed the giraffe. There's a great variety of animals with informative plaques. The animals all seem well...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first impression was the same as other reviewers. It's a small place and parking is rough. There is no rhyme or reason to the first lot, and if you cant fit there you can drive over on the grass or into the woods (clearing)...More

1  Thank kary4567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family and friends have been visiting this zoo for 20 years. Our kids are grown and have found memories of this zoo. They would go even now. We bring all our visitors to Lake Wallenpaupak to the zoo. It is definitely a hidden gem....More

Thank 0526candy
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Claws N' Paws is a zoo/sanctuary in the middle of the PA wilderness. The parking is not good, unless you are unable to be one of the first to arrive. The staff at Claws N'Paws are very nice, friendly, and helpful. It was nice to...More

2  Thank heatherj2049
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic zoo/animal park to take the kids to. Loved that it was located in the woods setting so none of us roasted to death in the summer heat. Great layout. Loved all the animals there. Merlin the camel was very entertaining!! The staff was very...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I just visited claws n paws this past Sunday, Memorial Day weekend, with my husband and our friends,and I have to say I cannot even grasp the nasty, awful, uneducated things the people who gave this place one star are stating! The zoo was A...More

6  Thank Jenlynch555
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Anita H
10 July 2017|
Response from Donald M | Reviewed this property |
16.99 for adults and I think it was 12.99 for kids.well worth the price.go on line and get a coupon it helps a little.
3 June 2017|
Response from Milicent W | Reviewed this property |
Adult 12&up $18.50 Junior 2-11 $13.50 Senior 65+ $17.50 Age 1 and under FREE Military (with I.D.) $15.50 ONE-YEAR PASS: Valid for one whole year from date of issue. Adult: $46.00 Junior: $34.00 Senior: $44.00 Pass... More
3 May 2017|
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Response from Christopher W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were two otters. One was sleeping. The other was doing the swim and flip and dive routine much to my four year old son's delight. It looked like one of the otters had a skin condition or injury. Poor little guy... More