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Scipio, Utah: Gas Station Petting Zoo and Hand Dryers

Outside, ostriches, a zebra, a camel, and gas. Inside, the mini-mart is known for its supercharged hand-dryers.

Flying J

810 N 800 W, Scipio, UT
Flying J. On the west side of of I-15 exit 188.
Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Eagles Landing Petting Zoo

This was closed when we stopped for gas. An enormous dromedary camel was locked in a tiny enclosure and was yawning and eating dirt. A grey lump in the enclosure next to it turned out to be an emu that may have been dead. My son was visibly upset by seeing these exotic animals in such small spaces with no stimulation other than oglers pulling off the highway for gas. Depressing and cruel.

[Elizabeth, 03/24/2021]
Gas Station Petting Zoo

Please do not advertise this like a fun family attraction. Camels, zebras, and peacocks belong in the wild, not in a small cage in the middle of Utah to be looked at. This isn't fun and it's not cute; it's disgusting, blatant animal abuse and should be reported and not on any websites like this.

[Allie, 06/26/2020]
Gas Station Petting Zoo

Our four kids ages 7-16 thought this was fun. The caretaker gave us pellets and we were able to feed alpacas, sheep, and even a camel!

[Rothfamilyroadtrippers, 07/21/2017]
Gas Station Petting Zoo

A free petting zoo at a truck stop in Scipio has some unique animals, including a zebra and some ostriches.

[Cami, 07/04/2015]

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