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Bailiwick Animal Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This was so unexpected. Its a family owned zoo with lots of animals. You can purchase food to feed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Enjoyable, but....

We took our grandchildren here using a Groupon. They enjoyed seeing a variety of animals and... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Saratoga Springs, New York
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  • Terrible22%
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118 Castle Rd, Catskill, NY 12414-5544
+1 518-678-5665
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Reviewed today

Bailiwick is a small but has a great variety of animals. Bears, tigers, kangaroos and more. Prices are reasonable and staff is very friendly. It also is a horseback riding center with ring and trail rides and lessons too. Great place to spend the day.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family place. Bring your lunch. Kids will have a great day seeing and feeding different kinds of animals. Drove up from Long Island to spend weekend and weather was cool. Looking for something to do to entertain our 4 year old nephew. This was...More

Thank Culture289132
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was so unexpected. Its a family owned zoo with lots of animals. You can purchase food to feed them and they get so close. Pony rides, horse rides, and a playground. Don’t get me wrong this isn’t a place where it’s all up to...More

Thank rfair09
Reviewed 13 July 2018

John and I went to the Bailiwick Animal Park today, what an amazing day we got to HAND feed the animals! all of them are rescues and are living the life there they come right up to you so you can feed them even the...More

Thank Trisha K
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Took my 9 y.o. grandson on his first horseback trail ride. Couldn't have been better. We had our own guide, just the two of us with him, and he couldn't have been nicer. Scenic trail, friendly horses. Would recommend and will be back.

Thank okiealan
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place, many new animals, friendly atmosphere, picnic tables, games for kids, exciting. Wish I were a kid. I love it. Must bring my grandchildren here.

1  Thank doobydobber
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We took our grandchildren here using a Groupon. They enjoyed seeing a variety of animals and feeding them. However, the facilities in general are in poor condition, including a small play area. It would not have been worth full price. My impression is this attraction...More

Thank ace091
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This place has wonderful collection of wild animals including two tigers. Tigers are obviously their main attraction. Kids will definitely love it. They have kangaroos, bears, peacock, zebras, camels , other mammals as well. Very nice place to visit with family as a day trip....More

Thank yatri23
Reviewed 23 February 2018

My husband and I went with my young son. It was his first time riding and they found a smaller, older horse that was just the right speed for my son. My husband is a bigger, taller man and they gave him a Clydesdale. We...More

1  Thank ZL4
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in the capital district and we decided to check this little place out and I am so happy we did! I’m not sure how busy they are in the weekends or during peak season but we went on a Monday...More

1  Thank Cassandra J
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11 August 2017|
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Response from catskillhappy | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve food (only animal food to buy there to feed the cute animals!), but there are restaurants nearby that you can find after zoo closes at 5! The price i think (dont quote me, because i bought a lot of animal... More
28 August 2016|
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Response from Jeana D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know why others felt this way. we had the opportunity to talk to the owner and these animals are very much loved.
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14 July 2016|
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Response from edny82 | Reviewed this property |
No - the CGF closed in 2006. Bailiwick has been around for decades as a horse stable / trail rides but after the Game Farm's closing they set up a small (a couple of acres versus 100s). It's a small collection, but very... More