Get Up Close And Personal With Wildlife At Fort Chiswell Animal Park

June 10th, 2019 by

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No matter what age you are, chances are you’re still fascinated with unique animals. For those of you with children, they’re probably eager at a chance to see an exotic and rare animal up close and in person. Whether you’re an animal lover yourself of your children have been begging you to take them to see the animals, a great way to do this is to visit the Fort Chiswell Animal Park. Keep reading to learn more!

Important Information

At the Fort Chiswell Animal Park, there’s plenty for you and your family to enjoy. The Zoo is open daily and the cost of admission is as follows:

  • Adults: $12
  • Children ages 3-12: $10
  • Children ages 2 and under: Free

With the cost of admission, you receive a ticket that allows you to attend the Safari Bus Ride, enjoy the Petting Zoo, and experience a unique and fun Giraffe Encounter.

The hours of operation are:

  • Weekdays – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Weekends – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

It’s important to note that the last Safari Bus leaves one hour prior to closing, so be sure to get to the Animal Park early so you and your family can truly enjoy all there is to offer.

Much to See and Do

At the Fort Chiswell Animal Park, you and your family can enjoy the following:

  • A Guided Safari Bus Ride
  • Experience 45 Acres of Adventure
  • The Petting Zoo
  • The “Snack Shack”
  • See Animals from 6 Continents
  • A Picnic Area
  • Free Parking
  • Explore the Gift Shop
  • More!

From zebras to ostriches and every animal in between, your children are certain to have a fun and memorable experience at the animal park. On top of that, there are plenty of photo opportunities. The animal park is also a great place to visit in groups and tours. If you’re interested in visiting the park in a large group, be sure to contact Heidi at (276) 637-6754.

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While in the Area

After you’ve enjoyed some fun at the Fort Chiswell Animal Park, be sure to stop by Safford Hyundai of Springfield where we can also show you some fun! While we might not be able to show you exotic animals, we can provide stylish automobiles for you to examine and take a test drive. We offer an extensive inventory filled with a variety of makes and models. Come see us today!

You’ll find our dealership conveniently located at 7615 Loisdale Rd, Springfield, VA 22150 which means residents of Burke, Lincolnia, and Mt Vernon are just a short drive away. Once you arrive, our friendly and knowledgeable team members will be more than happy to sit down with you to go over your options, fill you in on our specials, and show you around.

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