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Address: Mountain Road, Penns Creek, PA 17862
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My husband is a huge fan of cats. Big, medium or small.. We went on a Saturday where you walk the ground yourself. This was not a guided tour. I had so much fun and enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 June 2015
Maria K
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

My husband is a huge fan of cats. Big, medium or small.. We went on a Saturday where you walk the ground yourself. This was not a guided tour. I had so much fun and enjoyed completely enjoyed myself. We saw bears, deer, otters, bobcats, Bengal tigers, monkeys, exotic birds, wolves, and many other animals. It's only $10.00 for adults... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

An animal refuge, this place is home to lions, tigers, bears (oh, my!) primates, deer, and more. Each resident has a story and each one is now living in a happy, relaxed home with toys and treats and lots of love. Be sure to talk to the Mattives about the refuge and how you can help. It's all nonprofit and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

My husband took me for my birthday May 15th 2014, and it was the best present I could've received. I am in love with big cats and never liked visiting the zoo or circus to see them. We were greeted and help during our entire walk thru. The staff was wonderful and youc ould tell they truly cared about the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love T&D's. The animals are well cared for and the family is dedicated to making the animals happy. I recommend getting there early and if you get a chance, talk to Mr. Mattive about how the refuge began.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

We have been here several times and it is really amazing. All proceeds help the animals here. The staff are super friendly and informative. If you are there when the lion is awake, when he roars the entire place is up and talking. It is a little off the beaten path, but most definitely worth the trip!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

T & D is hard to find but worth the effort. Being so close to the amazing tigers, lions and bears was breathtaking. Loved feeding the deer and the collection of wolves was a surprise. The volunteers were helpful and knowledgeable. Well woth the trip. Check website as the hours are unusual.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

We were returning home from a road trip and decided to stop in for the tour. The guided tour, as advertised was 1-1/2 hours in length. Some of the big cats were difficult to see because of the tall grasses in their pens. More than just cats were being housed at T&D's. Our guide was informative. Overall the visit was... More 

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Buckhorn, Kentucky
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I'm not rating the establishment since we did not get to take a tour. We showed up on Friday around 1:10 p.m. and the place looked deserted. We called the phone number listed on the front of one of the buildings, but it was no longer in service. It appears, through postings on Facebook as recently as July 19, that... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

My friends and I stumbled upon this awesome attraction somewhat by accident as well as a recommendation from a local artist. This is a sanctuary for rescued animals (lions, tigers, bears...oh my!, monkeys, birds, skunks, deer, and the list goes on). The owners try to provide the animals with as natural of a habitat as possible. There were some animals... More 

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

This family and their volunteers do an amazing job taking care of all the rescued animals living here. There are many kinds of monkeys, bears, otters, deer herds and wolves/wolf hybrids plus all the variety of large cats and bobcats that were once someone's pet that never should have been a pet since they are all wild animals. We walked... More 

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