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Oglebay Park Good Zoo

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465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 800-624-6988
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Red Panda Animal Encounter

This was a present and let me say it was the best present EVER! Our Zookeeper was Sharon and she... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Malinda9
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PIttsburgh
via mobile
Disappointed

It needs repairs on the walkways. Cut down tress and old weeds line the train tracks. I know it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane E A
,
Enterprise, West Virginia
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“train ride” (38 reviews)
“red panda” (13 reviews)
“laser show” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
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+1 800-624-6988
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"animal encounters"
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"oglebay park"
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"light show"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a present and let me say it was the best present EVER! Our Zookeeper was Sharon and she was so knowledgeable and nice. I would highly recommend asking for her because she was so awesome! This encounter had not one but two red...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It needs repairs on the walkways. Cut down tress and old weeds line the train tracks. I know it was late April but no out laying snack stands or animal areas open. So we paid $10 a person to walk and look at animals with...More

1  Thank Diane E A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Lemur and the Serval encounter and they were awesome. I got to feed the Lemurs as they sat on my shoulder. Affordable and worth the experience. We didn't realize it was a Not For Profit zoo - so that made it even...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This zoo was disappointing. There weren't very many animals and they were spreader out way too far apart. Most of the animals did not look healthy. The reptile site was the best area. It was a nice day in the 50's and there was only...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

First visit since 1995 I was a regular visit with my younger brothers in the 1980's with season passes. I arrived on 3/4 about 90 minutes to close. I was passing through the area and decided to spend some time. I was greeted by the...More

Thank sam280_
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We had a blast at the Easter treasure hunt. It was a cold and somewhat snowy day but employees and volunteers were great. So nice and welcoming. Kids got awesome snacks in a basket along the way through the zoo. We really liked going in...More

Thank Lilmac1
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This is probably the smallest zoo I have been to, in terms of animal displays, but it is very enjoyable. Admission to the zoo is included when staying at Oglebay. The animal displays they do have are spread out in a lovely park-like setting allowing...More

Thank Luvs2Travel75
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We traveled 5 hours for an encounter with Red pandas, otters and Sweetpea, the sloth. The experience was amazing! All of the encounters lasted for longer than I anticipated, the animals were beautiful and obviously very well cared for and cared about by the staff...More

Thank ekowalick
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had our grandkids with us for the weekend and were looking for something local to do. We remember going to Olgabay when we were Young to swim do we thought we could take them there for the afternoon. When we were...More

Thank William F
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This is a small zoo inside Oglebay park. It is very clean and the staff are friendly. They have a good amount of animal enclosures.

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Yes, you can feed the birds at the Lorikeets Landing from 10:30-3p.
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We just did two of the encounters today! A single encounter was $165 for two people (we did the red panda; we were told if we did three from that list it would be $300) and the purr-fect experience (cheetah and serval) was... More
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