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Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

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11610 Trek Dr E, Eatonville, WA 98328-9502
+1 360-832-6117
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Just okay

I wish they would update their website to say how many animals are “off exhibit”. I was a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JP0010
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Beautiful park

We had family visiting from out of town and we took them here. Everyone had a great time. Our tram... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
melmcc
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Seattle, WA
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PREPARE TO BE AWED! Hop aboard a comfortable tram for a narrated tour of 435 acres in which American bison, Roosevelt elk, woodland caribou, bighorn sheep, moose and deer roam free. See bears, Canada lynx, bobcats, cougars, foxes, wolves and other native Northwest animals in natural exhibits along paved pathways under towering evergreens. Soar high in the sky on our Zip Wild set of zip line/challenge courses that test both mental and physical agility. All just an hour's drive from Seattle - but a world away. Say ahhhhhhh!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tram ride” (104 reviews)
“mountain goats” (35 reviews)
“zip line” (50 reviews)
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11610 Trek Dr E, Eatonville, WA 98328-9502
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+1 360-832-6117

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish they would update their website to say how many animals are “off exhibit”. I was a little disappointed in how many animals were no longer there for various reasons. It was clean and fairly well maintained. Not many employees around to answer questions,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had family visiting from out of town and we took them here. Everyone had a great time. Our tram tour guide was very informative and was a skillful driver on some very sharp turns with such a large vehicle. We saw so many animals....More

Thank melmcc
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Had a good time but a handful of exhibits were closed. Unfortunately due to snowy conditions the tram tour was also cut in about half. Still a fun time but might be better to visit during the Spring, Summer and Autumn seasons.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing place! Go on a clear day though, it’s hard to see anything through the train windows when they fog up. The animals were magnificent though!

Thank Brita W
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We visited the park in January. The rain gave us a break but it was cold! We were able to see most the animals up close. We saw bison, moose, otters, eagles, elk, mountain goats, wolves, cougars, a sunk, porcupine, deer and raccoon. (I might...More

Thank devaandrews
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The last time we were at Northwest Trek was maybe 15 years ago. We lucked out on the tram ride and saw tons of wildlife. So much it was hard to take it all in. The rest of the park was nice as well. We...More

Thank Unknown_Traveler
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went to the Hoot and Howl event Saturday Oct 21st. The Trick or Treating was scarce at best. 7 different stations passing out the treats. Park had orange lights to direct the path but no other decorations. Employees not in costumes and the activities...More

1  Thank ckmerk2000
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Northwest Trek is one of our favorite places. We went today and saw moose, big horn sheep, bison, trumpeter swans, black tail deer, elk, and various other animals while riding the tram. These animals are encouraged to be close to the road, they are fed...More

Thank MaryBeth M
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Northwest Trek is part animal park part zoo. In my opinion the animal park, seen during a one hour tram ride is the better part. During the ride you will get to see bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, mountain goats and, according to the guide,...More

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful excellent Wildlife Park very happy to be part of it. A very great experience for young people especially my grandchildren and adults as well

Thank Dan W
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Ryan J
5 February 2018|
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Response from MaryBeth M | Reviewed this property |
This is a question for Northwest Trek you can look up the web site and email the question or call them. I do not know the answer, Sorry!
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Ryan J
20 February 2017|
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Response from Denette C | Property representative |
Hi Ryan, the foxes are indeed shy. The best advice I have is to look for them near the back of the exhibit when you first approach - they do camouflage very well - and then to stand as quietly as possible. After a few... More
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porky1porky
7 July 2016|
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Response from Denette C | Property representative |
Hi porky1porky, our animals enjoy winter in the Northwest as much as they enjoy summer, and it's wonderful to see animals like mountain goats, bison, and gray wolves in their furry winter coats. Although the bears slow down... More
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