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Family Fun at Mercer County, PA Animal Parks!

Family Fun at Mercer County, PA Animal Parks!

Are you looking for a fun and educational day out with your family this summer? Look no further than Mercer County, PA! This county is home to two amazing animal parks that are perfect for getting up close and personal with some of nature’s most fascinating creatures.

Keystone Safari

This 144-acre interactive animal and adventure park is in Grove City, less than two miles from I-79. Guests of all ages are welcome, making it a great stop for families!

The park offers a walk-thru tour, where you can see a range of animals, such as reindeer, giraffes, lions, African penguins, and more! Barnyard feeding opportunities are also available. Guests can enjoy daily enrichment activities and zip-line adventure courses. Bottle-feeding experiences are also offered but keep in mind that availability varies.

Kids can enjoy the gemstone, fossil mining, and jumbo jumper air pillows for even more fun! In addition, the park features an awesome gift shop where you can purchase your favorite souvenirs.

Prefer to drive through the park? You can take the drive-thru tour! Guests can drive through from the comfort of their vehicle or sign up for a Safari Truck Tour, where they can see over 100 animals of 25 species in their large open spaces. If you opt for the Safari Truck Tour, you can enjoy a ride in one of the 1970s ex-military vehicles that are outfitted with bull bars and undercarriage framing to protect you and the animals!

Keystone Safari also holds various events each month, so be sure to visit their website to find the perfect day to visit!

Pymatuning Deer Park

Enjoy an interactive and up-close experience with animals at Pymatuning Deer Park. Located in Jamestown, Pennsylvania, this park offers visitors the opportunity to feed and view a variety of animals, such as deer, elk, bison, kangaroos, and even bears! With over 250 animals and birds from around the world, there are all sorts of wonderful sites to experience.

The Kiddie Zoo allows you to get up close and personal with their featured baby animals and a variety of domestic farm animals. Pet and feed animals in the Kiddie Zoo and enjoy plenty of other feeding opportunities throughout the park!

Cowboy up at the Deer Park Express, where children are led through the scenic wilderness trail on horseback. Guests can also ride the Deer Park Express with the entire family and play a game of counting how many deer they can spot while they ride through the backwoods!

Before you exit the park, make sure to stop by the Deer Park Gift Shop, where you’ll find a range of souvenirs and gifts to enjoy. Plan your visit today by visiting their website.

Plan Your Mercer County, PA Visit Today!

Whether you’re looking for a fun family outing or a unique experience with nature, Mercer County, PA, offers something for everyone. In addition to the animal parks, there are a variety of city and state parks to enjoy, along with shopping and restaurants to help finish your trip with some more fun.

We look forward to seeing you in Mercer County, PA, this summer!

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VisitMercerCountyPA is the Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA) for Mercer County, PA. We are passionate about promoting Mercer County, PA as a destination for tourists.
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