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Here at Jellystone Park™, we have all the ingredients for a fantastic vacation, such as access to all our attractions, facilities, daily activities, and so much more! With everything we have to offer, you’ll never hear the words “I’m bored”. In addition to all the amazing things on site, there’s also tons of fun to be had right around the corner. Keep reading to learn all about one of our favorite places to go that is a must see when visiting the area!

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*Photo by Catoctin Wildlife Preserve.

Located just 40 minutes and 30 miles away from our Camp-Resort, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve makes a great destination for you to visit while staying at Jellystone Park™! Their mission is to broaden the human understanding of the animal world through naturalistic habitat recreations and educational programs. This destination is a great way to have fun while learning about nature and its environment!

When we say you won’t get bored at Catoctin Wildlife Preserve, we mean it. With over 600 exotic animals, like lemurs and llamas to macaws and panthers, you and your family are sure to be busy during your visit! They have animals from all over the world, including Africa, Australia, South America, and more. You’ll feel like a world traveler once you’re done here!

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*Photo by Catoctin Wildlife Preserve.

Looking to make your visit even more memorable? Take advantage of their Safari Rides! These are one-hour rides that showcase a variety of exotic animals from six continents, all at a safe distance and great for photo opportunities! Safari Rides depart weekdays at 11am and 2pm and weekends/holidays at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Spots are limited, so they recommend arriving early and purchasing your Safari Ride ticket with your admission.

The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve spends more than $200,000 a year for food to feed all of its residents. To help their mission, you can “adopt” one their animals to assist in the care and feeding of it for a full year! Choose from American Alligators, camels, meerkats, sloths, zebras, and more to adopt from. Prices range from $25 to $1000 to help these wild animals. Or, if you can’t decide on which type of animal to adopt, you can show your support through a general donation. You can learn more about donating here.

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*Photo by Catoctin Wildlife Preserve.

The Preserve is open daily starting at 9am. Prices for tickets to Catoctin Wildlife Preserve varies depending on age. Adults ages 13-64 are $22.50, children ages 3-12 are $16.50, children ages 2 and under are free, and seniors ages 65+ are $21.50. Did you visit and love your trip? Be sure to check out their annual membership plans here!

If you have more questions about the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve, visit their FAQ page here. This page details out information like food options, parking, volunteer opportunities, payment options, and more!

If your trip is already planned, make sure to squeeze in some time to enjoy the local fun. If your vacation is still in the works, make sure to begin planning your family vacation today – you don’t want to miss out on this summer’s best memories! Once you’re here, whether you choose to experience one of our favorite places to go or remain at our Camp-Resort, we know you will have a vacation to remember. Don’t forget your camera and get ready for the best vacation ever!

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This deal won't last forever - book today via the link in our bio!
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Click the link in our bio to book your Food Fest getaway now! ✨
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We're seeing a lot of new faces this year, including folks who are camping for the first time ever, so we thought we’d answer some common camping questions! 🏕 🌭 ☀️ ⁠

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Our campsites & cabins are almost full for July & August - make sure to book your site before it's too late!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We have so much fun for all ages - you won't want to miss out. Check out our July & August themes: ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
💥 Blast from the Past (7/9-7/22)⁠⁠
🎅 Christmas in July (7/23-8/5)⁠ ⁠⁠
🍝 Food Fest (8/6 - 8/26) ⁠⁠
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P.S. We know finding availability can be difficult. DM us and we can help you find possible dates! 💕⁠⁠
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Visit our link in bio to book your vacation today.
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