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Max Meadows, Virginia: Fort Chiswell Animal Park

Board an open-window bus to tour the property. "A zoo where the animals want to see you." They know you have food.

569 Red Hollow Rd, Max Meadows, VA
I-81/77 exit 80. Drive south toward Chiswell for 1.5 miles. Immediately after the high school, turn left onto Red Hollow Rd. Drive one mile. The park entrance will be on the right.
Summer daily 10-5; Spring and Fall F-Su only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $12.
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Camel and bus.

Fort Chiswell Animal Park

Such fun! Talk about an up-close-and-personal encounter!

[Katherine Baldwin, 08/12/2020]


Fort Chiswell Animal Park

Fort Chiswell Animal Park is an interactive zoo located at the intersection of I-81/I-77. You take a safari bus ride where you are encouraged to feed, touch, and photograph animals.

[Emmie, 09/25/2017]

The window glass-free tour vehicle (an old school bus) winds through 45 acres of hungry herbivores: camel, bison, zebra, kangaroo, etc.

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