Most People Don’t Know About This Underrated Zoo Hiding In Washington
Washingtonians have a love for nature and an appreciation for the animals with whom we are fortunate to share our world. The Evergreen State is home to a number of farms, zoos, and aquariums to visit and view a variety of wildlife. But did you know there is a small, underrated animal sanctuary hiding in Issaquah where you can get up close to wolves, native mountain lions, and other big cats? If you’re looking for a smaller, more intimate wild animal experience with a heart for education and conservation, look no further than Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah.
Get an intimate look at the zoo’s residents, and educate yourself on the importance of wildlife conservation at Cougar Mountain Zoo. One glimpse into the eyes of these animals, and you’ll understand why Cougar Mountain Zoo is so passionate about protecting these magnificent creatures. For current hours, rates, and details on field trips, and Animal Encounters, check out the Cougar Mountain Zoo website and Facebook page. To view animals of aquatic nature, check out the Seattle Aquarium.
Have you visited Cougar Mountain Zoo? Did you take part in any of the Animal Encounters? Tell us about your experience in the comments.
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Address: Cougar Mountain Zoo, 19525 SE 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA
Sherri Adams is a writer, photographer, and travel enthusiast from the Pacific Northwest. She has always been passionate about writing and the opportunities for connection through the written word. When she’s not writing, you can often find her at the seashore with her toes in the sand and her nose in a book.