Waterford, Wisconsin: Bear Den Zoo

Rural private zoo touting exotic wildlife along with regular farm fare. Monkeys, bears, kangaroo, parrots, a ring-tailed lemur. Petting of the friendlier animals encouraged.

Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm

6831 Big Bend Rd, Waterford, WI
4 miles north of Waterford, Hwy 164 on the right.
May - Oct., weekday hrs vary. (Call to verify)
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Bear Den Zoo

This private zoo and tourist attraction southwest of Milwaukee houses a range of exotic and mainstream animals. You may see a North American porcupine, but your kids will more likely enjoy petting a pig or holding a ring-tailed lemur.

[Ron Renken, 06/13/2012]

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