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Yellow River Game Ranch

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Address: 4525 Stone Mountain Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047-4527
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+1 770-972-6643
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

A 24-acre animal preserve with a wide variety of local species.

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Always a good time

Loved seeing the animals and it is a great nature walk. You could bring food to feed the animals to save money. Apples, carrots, crackers and corn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Brussels, Belgium
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've lived in the area for 20 years but this was our first visit. Almost all of the animals approached us and seemed gentle and eager to eat the food we bought for them. Sadly, the trails, pens, and habitats were poorly maintained and rundown. We saw one rabbit who was clearly overheated trying to find shade under a rock.... More 

1 Thank Kathryn B
Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved seeing the animals and it is a great nature walk. You could bring food to feed the animals to save money. Apples, carrots, crackers and corn

Thank Andieboyd
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a park with many different kinds of small and medium sized animals that are fun for kids or adults to see. There are a couple larger species to see, too. It's really a fun place for kids more than adults going without kids. A nice couple of hours.

Thank InTheNeighborhood2
Lilburn, Georgia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for youngsters. Buy animal food from the company store. Take wipes and a water bottle.

1 Thank Robert S
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited the game ranch with our children several times over the past 25 years and it was nice. Took our 4 yr old grandson today and it was pretty sad. Probably 50% of the exhibits no longer have animals in them, the picnic/playground area was very run down (didn't look like it was even open), trails have not been kept... More 

3 Thank Darren4255
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It was incredibly overpriced and the animals looked so sad. The bears were all piled in a concrete pit together and you could feel the anxiety emanating from the cats as they paced in their cages.

1 Thank Fiona T
Stone Mountain, GA, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I enjoyed seeing the animals up close. I like the fact that it was smaller than your average zoo and seemed more intimate.

Thank Diana C
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

It has many different kind of animals and you are free to roam the property and feed the animals. It is easier to buy food from them since they know what is safe for the animals to eat. Very fun place to visit.

Thank JennySAtl
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Expect to be alone during the ...not a huge crowd. You can feed the animals. Feeding the animals was so fun ...we went back two or three times to buy more food....

1 Thank allastirk
Roanoke, Alabama
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We always love coming here to see the animals everyone is so nice and it very reasonable they sell food there so you can buy it there or bring it when you come fun for all ages

Thank bmmayfield

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