Franklin, Texas: Franklin Drive Thru Safari

Visitors drive around a rural property to marvel at the captive wildlife. At the petting zoo, kids might be able to feed a baby kangaroo in a diaper.
4324 Hwy 79 W, Franklin, TX
US Hwy 79, 4.4 mi. SW of town.
Daily 9-7. (Call to verify)
$8 per person
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Franklin Drive Thru Safari

They have giraffes you can feed, hold baby monkeys and lemurs, and interesting animals to feed during your safari. It can be hard to miss, as the entrance is like a regular residential size driveway. Have fun!

[Lisa, 07/05/2017]

Cuddle the animals.

Franklin Drive Thru Safari

Pay the extra 7 dollars to cuddle the baby animals! It's amazing! Also buy two buckets of food!

[Laurel, 06/25/2015]
Franklin Drive Thru Safari - Baby Kangaroo in a Diaper

Most of the drive down Hwy 79 is farmland and small towns. Randomly situated between these is the Franklin Drive Thru Safari, with an assortment of fuzzy creatures to entertain you.

[Jess Foster, 01/05/2014]

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