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Claws 'N' Paws

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Address: 1475 Ledgedale Rd, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-5589
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+1 570-698-6154

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Nice smaller zoo type park. Smaller but enough to look at. Great local attraction for children. Friendly staff.

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Alyssa K
South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We only live a few miles away and for years we would buy family passes for the season. This is a fantastic zoo to take the entire family.

Thank rhysjames1234
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can be a little pricey but there are lots of coupons out there. They run great programs with animals up close for the kids.

Thank Jean P
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Maybe I'm jaded, but that was just way too much money for so few animals. I felt like we'd made a huge donation to keep the animals alive.

Thank d0ug2222
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016

It was a really nice zoo...and you could get up close and personal with the animals. Enjoyed stopping and getting to walk around without a crowd.

Thank Donna N
South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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91 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice smaller zoo type park. Smaller but enough to look at. Great local attraction for children. Friendly staff.

Thank Alyssa K
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Wonderful gem. Off the beaten track, but well-worth the time and travel. It's in a natural setting, so you have to watch your step and in some areas it can be a little tricky to maneuver a stroller. All the animals here are rescues and can't survive for one reason or another in the wild or have come from another... More 

Thank BJtravels F
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Love having a staff member talk to us about the lions in great detail. Then for the fist time to see them awake and hear them roar was amazing. Very clean place.

Thank Shane W
Hamlin, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We have been to the country zoo several times and it's a nice 2 hours in a comfortable wood setting. The staff is friendly and they have a nice gift shop.

Thank Patinpa72
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I am looking forward to going back next year and taking more photos... the staff are very friendly and helpful..

Thank Eugene B
Westchester County, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My mom, son and I went to the park this past Saturday as that is what my son wanted to do to celebrate his birthday. Prior to going we read some of the trip advisor reviews and I was a little uneasy after reading a lot of them thinking the place had gone down hill. I am glad that I... More 

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