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Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari

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1200 Cr 4405, Jacksonville, TX 75766-7716
+1 903-683-3322
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Great place

Great place to go. Lots of unique animals. Come to your car readily for food. One small bag of food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donald Y
,
White Oak, Texas
via mobile
You will laugh your butt off!

This place is awesome! From the clean and well supplied welcome center (complete with its shop... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Hopsing-NH
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Gorham, New Hampshire
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This 300 Acre Drive-Thru Safari Park features over 25 exotic species from around the world in an open range environment all from the comfort of your car !
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“red dirt” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1200 Cr 4405, Jacksonville, TX 75766-7716
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+1 903-683-3322
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"feed the animals"
in 18 reviews
"stick their heads"
in 6 reviews
"red dirt"
in 3 reviews
"drive through"
in 3 reviews
"animals including"
in 3 reviews
"welcome center"
in 5 reviews
"follow the rules"
in 2 reviews
"pack a lunch"
in 3 reviews
"hours driving"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
in 6 reviews
"car window"
in 2 reviews
"great gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"great pictures"
in 3 reviews
"highland cattle"
in 2 reviews
"concession stand"
in 2 reviews
"fun place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"rainy day"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go. Lots of unique animals. Come to your car readily for food. One small bag of food with each ticket and we bought one extra bag ( larger). Wish we had bought at least one more. They warn you about Rupert the...More

Thank Donald Y
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome! From the clean and well supplied welcome center (complete with its shop cat) to the whole adventure, you must go here. We came on a Monday, which we are told is the quietest day and started early to beat the heat....More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Getting there involved some back roads. At a few intersections near the Safari are signs. The road in front of the Safari is paved, but barely. It’s not a two lane road, but more a 1.5 lane road. They have a big sign at the...More

2  Thank tapathos
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I had heard of the "drive thru zoo" a couple of years ago and was never able to go, until this passed April 22, 2018... it was THE perfect day to go. the staff were very friendly and helpful. I will say though just a...More

1  Thank Lorrissa S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I was in Tyler for business and asked what I should see I the area and was told to visit this, even though it was a little out of the way for me. I am so glad I did! It was so much fun for...More

1  Thank Dustin H
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This turned out to be the high light of our spring break vacation. The animals are eager to gather around if you drop a few morsels of food lol. Many of them will stick their head through your vehicle window to steal a little food,...More

2  Thank p5hobbs
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This was our 5th trip & we will definitely be back! There are so many neat animals to see & feed. It's just a great experience overall. Recommended for kids & adults.

1  Thank Kristy F
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I've been twice and would gladly go again! It's so cool to view and feed the wildlife in a natural habitat. I spent hours driving through this gorgeous park, just poking along looking for new animals and feeding everyone that begged for food. The man...More

2  Thank teddi b
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

make sure you have enough feed for animals. They will closer if you have some feed. Get comfortable in your own car and enjoy.

1  Thank L8971SQelainem
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the drive thru safari. I felt it was a bit expensive but that wouldn’t stop me from returning. The only thing that kept it from being a five star rating is the vehicle ahead of us that fed the animals from their...More

1  Thank Brittany318
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Tamara F
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Response from Brittany318 | Reviewed this property |
No. They do not have lions or tigers
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Deslyn C
6 March 2017|
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Response from St_matty | Reviewed this property |
They have picnic tables there, not sure what is close by. They give you a pass for your car so you can go around as many times as you like, even if you go out for lunch some where.
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