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Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

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November 20, 2019
See some exotic wildlife!
February 5, 2020
Glen Rose Cottage sits near Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, a 1,700-acre endangered species conservation site. 1/2 mile from your cottage, 1,100 animals roam freely in near-wild conditions. ~Take the 9.5 mi safari driving tour. ~Feed a giraffe. ~Hug a 100-pound African spurred tortoise. Visit…
Steve And Melissa
Steve And Melissa
January 25, 2020
(50 mi) Glen Rose, TX. Sanctuary for exotic and endangered species showcasing ostriches, giraffe, zebra and more. You can take a 9 ½ mile self-drive or guided tour. Food for feeding the animals can be purchased at the park.
October 24, 2019
Get up close and personal with several different animals. Hand feed them from your vehicle.
January 13, 2020
Feed a Giraffe from your hand!! Expect to spend 2-4 hours here. There's a halfway point that has a petting zoo, gift shop, and small restaurant that has amazing burgers. They do really great things for their community and for the animals in their care. Watch out for the ostriches though, they're…

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2299 County Road 2008
Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone+1 254-897-2960
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 8:30 AM
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