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Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo

#7 of 30 things to do in Luray Features Animals
1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
+1 540-743-4113
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Great little zoo

We took our 13 month old son here while on vacation. It's a great little zoo. You are much closer... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
Celeste S
Luray Rescue Zoo

First, let me say I that I respect and admire the owners, this is a family run rescue and the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
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1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
+1 540-743-4113
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We took our 13 month old son here while on vacation. It's a great little zoo. You are much closer to the animals than at many other, larger zoos. Our son especially loved watching the tiger and excitedly pointed at many of the animals. The...More

1  Thank Celeste S
Reviewed 21 September 2015

First, let me say I that I respect and admire the owners, this is a family run rescue and the owners have put their heart and souls and a lot of their time in to running it. This zoo is a rescue, with many "unwanted"...More

2  Thank SgtHartmann
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We have visited the zoo a couple of times on vacation and the kids just love it. We get to walk thru the zoo and see all the animals and take are time without feeling rushed.

Thank huskyheaven7
Reviewed 10 September 2015

A small but heartfelt collection of rescued animals of all sorts. Met the owner. He obviously really cares about the animals and devotes a lot of time there.

1  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was a small, but well-maintained zoo for the purpose of rescue animals. You can visit everything in one hour or less, so we really appreciated that on the day we visited, it was half price! There are many reptiles when you enter the zoo...More

1  Thank Terri W
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Nice clean zoo with the most friendly staff. Loved this zoo. They had animals story posted on many. The feeding area was lots of fun. Will go back when we are in the area.

Thank Lovemycats4
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Amazing facility does it need lawn maintenance sure but the animals seemed well cared for and very healthy. The owner is around a lot because he cares very much for these animals he works hard to insure they are happy and visitors are not harassing...More

Thank Mironda H
Reviewed 11 August 2015

A quaint little zoo, plenty of reptiles and a nice little petting zoo out back. It is a tiny zoo but a nice stop on day trip to Luray Caverns.

Thank SusanJC86
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This zoo is teeny tiny, but I have never seen so many snakes in one place. The number of different species of reptiles is impressive. There is an indoor section (with all the snakes, plus a few turtles and alligators) and the outdoor section. We...More

1  Thank TJC422
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We had a great time. The Zoo looked small but we spent over a couple hours there. They have a great gift shop!

Thank Tammy M
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Ina W
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
No parking fee.
Sarah K
20 August 2015|
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Response from Grami-TT | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You will be near several places to eat, Anthony's is great for Italian, Burger King, McDonald's. there is an awesome place called FLOTZIE's and several picnic tables there. They have the world's best ice cream for a... More
5 August 2015|
Response from SgtHartmann | Reviewed this property |
There is a portion of the zoo where you can feed and pet some sheep and goats. If you are interested in interactions with more of the animals the after hours guided tour with the owners is great. I don't think they recommend... More