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Acadia Zoo-Kisma Preserve

#4 of 10 things to do in Trenton Features Animals
446 Bar Harbor Rd, (Rte. 3), Trenton, ME 04605-5808
+1 207-667-3244
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Excellent Guide, Great Experience

We loved our visit here. I second the reviewer who emphasized that this is a small animal rescue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauren T
Wellesley, Massachusetts
Getting up close and personal with wolves!

First things first, and I emphasize in capital letters: THIS IS NOT A ZOO! If you go expecting a... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Very good7%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible41%
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“wild animals” (8 reviews)
“vip tour” (4 reviews)
“black bear” (3 reviews)
446 Bar Harbor Rd, (Rte. 3), Trenton, ME 04605-5808
+1 207-667-3244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit here. I second the reviewer who emphasized that this is a small animal rescue operation and not a zoo. Having driven by it prior to visiting, that was pretty clear to us, and our expectations were low. We were pleasantly surprised....More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 18 April 2017

First things first, and I emphasize in capital letters: THIS IS NOT A ZOO! If you go expecting a zoo, you will be disappointed and upset. Now, what it is: a non-profit animal rescue center with a small impressive collection of birds, cats, llamas, a...More

2  Thank rebhayim
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I brought our daughter to the Acadia Zoo. I wanted to bring her there because​ she has never been there & really loves animals and loves to learn about them I went as a child and remembered lots of animals and lots...More

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Thank ashley b
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My mother had a reservation set up for a tour as my son's 7th birthday gift. We arrived in a thunderstorm; sheets of rain coming down. We decided to call the preserve from our car (rather than get out in the pouring rain and lightening)...More

12  Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Had reservations, arrived in POURING rain, parked right next to my daughter and her family who were waiting to meet me. (The visit was for my grandson's 7th birthday.) I called my daughter (that's how hard it was raining) asked if I should try to...More

9  Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 4 September 2016

THIS IS NOT A ZOO! It may have been at one time, but don't go in expecting it to be one. This is a PRESERVE for animals from homes that tried to domesticate them. We paid $100 each (steep, but it all goes to the...More

2  Thank Polly b
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice Really nice place to visit I loved that they explained where each animal came from. An for 15$ xtra we got to hang with a real wolf puo

Thank laurie t
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Run down, sketchy, hard to trust their motives. Living on a shoe string. Unskilled workers with zero wildlife experience.

2  Thank Diane N
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were looking for something to do on a rainy day in Bar Harbor. We happened to see the sign for the Kisma preserve and we are so happy we stopped by. It was just myself and my girlfriend that went and the fees were...More

4  Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

It was a dreary, foggy day in Stonington and we needed something to do. We found this place on TripAdvisor and it was the best afternoon in a while. This preserve is a labor of love and totally depends on donations and admission fees for...More

4  Thank SSSNES
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