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Brights Zoo

#1 of 3 things to do in Limestone Features Animals
3425 Hwy 11e, Limestone, TN 37681
+1 423-257-1927
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Friendly Small Zoo

I've been there three times now, and each time the weather was burning hot, which made it difficult... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Allan D
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Budd Lake
Definitely worth the trip- Brights Zoo

The zoo was amazing - animals that I had never seen before and so up close. All of the animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dawson16
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Abingdon, Va.
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Enjoy a day at the zoo like no other. At Brights Zoo we allow you to get closer to the animals and view many species of animals that are endangered or extinct in the wild. We also will do weddings, birthday parties, events, field trips and so much more. We offer General Admission (Self Guided Tours) and Private Tour Admission (Guided tours by one of our keeper staff).
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3425 Hwy 11e, Limestone, TN 37681
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+1 423-257-1927
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been there three times now, and each time the weather was burning hot, which made it difficult to walk up and down the hilly paths. We thoroughly enjoyed the variety of animals, loved feeding the giraffes, and were honored on one occasion to have...More

Thank Allan D
Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear it has bee hot during your visits. We do have lots of shady areas around the zoo and run misters all over on hot days to try and counter the summer heat. We are happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo was amazing - animals that I had never seen before and so up close. All of the animals and their homes were absolutely immaculate. There was not a piece of trash, not a weed, nor anything out of place. We were blown away...More

Thank dawson16
Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We do focus on being very clean. We are very much one big family and all of us here love what we do. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in July, so it was very hot! There is some shade, and they do have a snack bar for drinks. There were 4 adult and one child under 2. We purchased a bag of goat food and one giraffe feeding pass and with...More

Thank Donna R
Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Brights Zoo. I would like to address how close your allowed to get to animals. The USDA requires all zoos to have secondary fencing. We have used the minimum distance on all of our secondary fencing in...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We love this Zoo! Clean, well maintained, friendly people. Different variety of animals. Wish they would do a few more critter encounter shows in the morning. We arrived and 10:00 and every show was scheduled for 1:00 and after. Maybe that should post the schedule...More

Thank tenmomof3
Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear that you saw how clean the zoo is. Our staff is very dedicated to making sure it always stays that way. We are sorry you missed our schedule - It is posted on our web...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Saw lots of families during our visit to the zoo. For an off-the-beaten path rural location, there is an amazing variety of unusual critters to see. It was crazy to actually hear a kookaburra laugh. The monkeys were so active, especially the spider monkeys. There...More

Thank Robin M
Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that your enjoyed your visit. Feeding the giraffe is always a great experience. As our trees continue to grow we will have more and more shaded areas. We look forward to seeing you at the...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I had no idea this precious jewel was so close to my home in Bristol Tn! We just stumbled upon it and decided to see what was happening and it was amazing!!! So beautiful ..friendly staff awesome animals!!!

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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you stumbled upon us and even happier you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again here at the zoo. Thank You, David Bright - Zoo Director

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Was camping at Davey Crockett and came to spend the morning here, Had seen it several times and would always say it would be a good place to go to. We had our 11 year old niece with us this time and we decided to...More

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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Brights Zoo. We are glad to hear that you all enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again on your next camping trip. Thank You, David Bright - Zoo Director

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

You don't often think of the African Savanna in the rolling hills of Tennessee, but at Bright's Zoo you are transported to across the Atlantic to the plains of Zimbabwe. Great opportunities for kids to learn about and feed various African fauna. I would highly...More

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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Brights Zoo. We truly appreciate it and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Brights Zoo. We hope to see you again in the near future. Education is an important part of what we...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

3 adults and 1 3-year old visited Brights Zoo today. We had a blast! The staff was kind and considerate and seemed very pleased that we were there. Even offered a military discount for my husband. The Zoo is very clean! The three-year-old loved feeding...More

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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Brights Zoo. We are always happy to have guests in the zoo to enjoy the beauty of all the animals here at Brights. The Giraffe feeding is always a big hit and of course hard...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We took our grandchildren for a special trip. We had a great time. The kids were able to feed the giraffes, and we saw close-up a bunch of unusual animals. This not a huge zoo. But it is clean, well laid out with many unusual...More

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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Thank you Luke2John for taking time to review Brights Zoo. We are glad that you had a great trip with your grandchildren and hope to see you at the zoo again in the near future. Thank You, David Bright - Zoo Director

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