Cherokee Bear Zoo and Exotic Animals, Cherokee

#11 of 15 in Zoos & Aquariums in North Carolina
Zoo · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
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  • We had to stop again. It had been 25 years since our last visit. We love it. $6 per person to get in and $1 for a food tray which consists of bread, lettuce and apples. The bears will stand up as if.....  more »
  • Our family really enjoyed seeing the bears and feeding them. The bears all seemed happy and healthy. There are also goats you can pet and feed, and a few other animals to see also. There’s a gift...  more »
  • I have so much guilt after visiting this place. The animal enclosures were entirely to small for these beautiful animals. The animals are well fed and healthy in appearance, and the enclosures are clean. Healthy interactive habitats need to be designed.
  • We LOVED this place! The staff was so nice and engaging. The bigger bears were playful and caught the food we threw to them. They all looked healthy and well taken care of and their environments were clean. Our favorite part was taking a picture with the cub. The handler explained how to hold him before he brought him to us and the little guy didn't even wake up! Prices were more than fair and we look forward to going back when we're in Cherokee again!

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