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Address: 465 Lodge Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
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Make time to visit the Good Zoo while you're at Oglebay Resort!

My 19 year old daughter and I visited the Good Zoo outdoor exhibits after many years of coming to Oglebay for the Festival of Lights, but arriving too late. The outdoor exhibits... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Libby L
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a zoo you'd travel any distance to visit; but if you're in Wheeling or staying at Oglebay Park, then you need to stop. It is small but very well done. Several of their exhibits are nicer than what you see at the large municipal zoos.

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Thank Ewald G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky to attend a birthday party held here.. We loved it! Our son loved walking outside & seeing the animals, but also loved seeing them indoors.

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Thank Harlie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Zoorefic great place to take a trip with friends or family. Enjoyed all the different types of things to do.Therewere many exhibits that the kids as well as the adults enjoyed. A very clean well attended atmosphere.I would go back any day and would endorse it to any one.

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Brockway, PA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Good Zoo as part of the Oglebay Festival of Lights. We wanted to see the Laser Light show, which was advertised as $2 per person. But we couldn't see the laser show without purchasing admission to the zoo, which was actually closed at the time we were there. (It closes at 4.) The employee said we... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to take the whole family. The model train is my favorite along with the laser light show. It's a must see.

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Thank DJ H
North Canton, Ohio
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was worth it for the model train. I thought it was an interesting layout (unfortunately half of it was down when we were there). We got to see the cleanup after the meal of the 193 pound 21 foot ball python. There are meerkats and the laser show was good. Outside was closed but they offered us tickets to... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 19 year old daughter and I visited the Good Zoo outdoor exhibits after many years of coming to Oglebay for the Festival of Lights, but arriving too late. The outdoor exhibits close at 4:00 p.m. and the indoor ones are open until late in the evening. We arrived at 2:00 p.m. and had a good walk around outdoors by... More 

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Thank Libby L
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Festival of lights was so cool. It was all in LED lights and it was really bright. It was really cool because there were so many things made of lights. There was a 12 days of Christmas display and a lot of other cool things. There were at least 2 light arches and those were fun to go through.

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Dublin, Ohio
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335 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Our grandchildren were delighted with the Good Zoo. There are animals inside and out. The meerkats were a fun exhibit. The monkeys are always a top attraction. Our grandchildren enjoyed the petting zoo and the model train exhibit. This trip we didn't see the laser light show in the theater but we have before and it is very cool. We... More 

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Newark, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It is a nice little place to go when you visit the Festive Lights. There is some walking to do but its worth it. Especially after sitting in the car for about a few hours.

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