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Wagon Trails Safari

Discussion in 'United States' started by SusScrofa, 24 Aug 2022.

  1. SusScrofa

    SusScrofa Well-Known Member

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    Wagon Trails Safari is a small animal park in Vienna, OH that offers wagon "safari" rides. Never been here, but from what I see they mostly have domestic animals and common wild ones like zebra, bison, ostrich and elk.

    This is the final season they will be open and will close September 5, so any zoochatter from the east Ohio/Pittsburgh area who wanted to fulfill a bucket-list wish visiting here better do it soon.
     
  2. ZooElephantMan

    ZooElephantMan Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    Why are they closing permanently?
     
  3. CleZooMan

    CleZooMan Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    The owners are retiring
     
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    CleZooMan Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    I LOVE Wagon Trails Animal Park!!! I was so happy to see this posted! I am about an hour away and visited at least once a year (twice in 2016, 2017 and this year and not in 2020). Here is the species list from wagontrails.com:

    Macaw: South America
    Cockatoo: Australia
    Turkey: North America
    Peafowl (Peacock): India
    Pheasant: Asia, North America
    Ostrich: Australia
    Emu: Australia
    Rhea: South America


    Miniature Donkey: Italy
    Llama: South America
    Alpaca: South America
    Pygmy Goat: Africa


    Bison: North America
    Water Buffalo: Asia
    Watusi Cattle: Africa
    Zebu Cattle: India
    Texas Longhorn: United States
    Brahma Cattle: India
    Scottish Highland: Scotland
    Indu Cattle: Brazil
    Yak: Mongolia, Tibet

    Zebra: Africa
    Mammoth Jack Donkey: North America
    Miniature Horse: Europe

    Elk: North America
    Fallow Deer: Europe

    Camels: Middle East
    Potbellied Pig: Vietnam

    Specifically, they have dromedary camels and formerly Himalayan tahr. Not sure what else Wagon Trails has or had...
     
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  5. SusScrofa

    SusScrofa Well-Known Member

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    Would you know if it at any point was called Wagon Wheel Safari?
     
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    CleZooMan Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    As far as I know, it was always Wagon Trails Animal Park. Why?
     
  7. SusScrofa

    SusScrofa Well-Known Member

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    There's a zoo on here by that name which has absolutely no info and when I search for it on google Wagon Trail Safari is the only result that comes up. Was just trying to confirm if they're the same.
     
  8. CleZooMan

    CleZooMan Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    I saw that! I am so curious. As far as I know, it has always been Wagon Trails Animal Park. I am not sure who added that...