New York Nature January 24, 2018
There’s A Wildlife Park In New York That’s Perfect For A Family Day Trip
Something that most everyone in the family can agree on, there’s nothing quite like spending the day outdoors getting an up-close view of some of your favorite animals. Lucky for those of us who get to call the Empire State home, New York actually has more wildlife parks than you may have imagined. Right out in Broome County, this one animal park in our state is one you’ll want to play a road trip to this year!
Less than a half-hour east of Binghamton, New York's Animal Adventure Park is perfect for visitors of all ages.
The park is home to over 200 animals that are waiting to greet you and you'll be able to have hands-on encounters with.
For an extra price, the Animal Adventure Park even offers a Sloth Encounter experience where you'll be able to hand-feed and visit with resident sloths.
With so many different species that call the Animal Adventure Park home, you can expect to see animals like black bears, zebras, horses, capybara, monkeys and lemurs...
...And even Arctic wolves, lions, alligators, lizards and snakes.
Let's also not forget about the wide assortment of birds they have from elegant peacocks to friendly ducks and chickens.
But if you thought that this animal park sounded familiar, it's most likely because of Animal Adventure Park's most famous resident.
April the Giraffe went viral after live videos from her pregnancy and birth were put on YouTube and reached over a million views.
Another fun fact to know? April the Giraffe was actually born at the
Catskill Game Farm!
Visitors at the park will get the chance to feed over 150 different kinds of animals, an activity that younger visitors will never grow tired of.
So, who's ready to come meet at the residents of New York's Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville?
For families that have never visited the Animal Adventure Park, here's what else you should know and can expect! The park does not allow visitors to bring any food inside, but they do have two different locations where you can grab something to eat. You'll also find a Welcome Center and Gift Shop here where you can shop around for AAP merchandise and stuffed animals to take home with you, you know instead of the real ones!
To find out more information about Animal Adventure Park,
How to get here - 85 Martin Hill Road Harpursville, NY 13787
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