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Address: 465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
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Make time to visit the Good Zoo while you're at Oglebay Resort!

My 19 year old daughter and I visited the Good Zoo outdoor exhibits after many years of coming to Oglebay for the Festival of Lights, but arriving too late. The outdoor exhibits... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 December 2016
Libby L
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having something happen to me at home to get me down in the dumps, my mom surprised me by getting me a Keeper For a Day program at the Good Zoo since I love all animals and they had my favorite animal, red pandas. After a 9.5 hour drive, it was definitely worth it. Beautiful animals! I was able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Played golf at Oglebay. Palmer course is great, well manicured. Jones course was suffering from a very hot and dry summer. Staff is friendly and helpful. Palmer course is fun for all. Jones course is very difficult and even unfair at times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Adult only event was a blast to learn all about the animals love life. Great brunch, mimosas were the only thing missing. We had a blast with the zoo employees and animals :) thanks for a great afternoon.

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is not a zoo you'd travel any distance to visit; but if you're in Wheeling or staying at Oglebay Park, then you need to stop. It is small but very well done. Several of their exhibits are nicer than what you see at the large municipal zoos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to attend a birthday party held here.. We loved it! Our son loved walking outside & seeing the animals, but also loved seeing them indoors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Zoorefic great place to take a trip with friends or family. Enjoyed all the different types of things to do.Therewere many exhibits that the kids as well as the adults enjoyed. A very clean well attended atmosphere.I would go back any day and would endorse it to any one.

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Brockway, PA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went to the Good Zoo as part of the Oglebay Festival of Lights. We wanted to see the Laser Light show, which was advertised as $2 per person. But we couldn't see the laser show without purchasing admission to the zoo, which was actually closed at the time we were there. (It closes at 4.) The employee said we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A great place to take the whole family. The model train is my favorite along with the laser light show. It's a must see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It was worth it for the model train. I thought it was an interesting layout (unfortunately half of it was down when we were there). We got to see the cleanup after the meal of the 193 pound 21 foot ball python. There are meerkats and the laser show was good. Outside was closed but they offered us tickets to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

My 19 year old daughter and I visited the Good Zoo outdoor exhibits after many years of coming to Oglebay for the Festival of Lights, but arriving too late. The outdoor exhibits close at 4:00 p.m. and the indoor ones are open until late in the evening. We arrived at 2:00 p.m. and had a good walk around outdoors by... More 

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