Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, Varysburg

One of the most unique attractions in the Northeast awaits you at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure!

Just 45-minutes from Buffalo, you will be treated to breathtaking views, unique dining and guided trolley ride through 60+ acre animal park that includes an up close and personal experience to view exotic animals such as camels, zebra, llama, emu, bison, and much more.

Open year-round, tours in every season will leave you a lasting impression as you get a breathtaking view of the valley during your ride.

Our timber frame building houses two restaurants. The Lodge at Hidden Valley and the Trailside Grill and Bar where you can grab a bite to eat. The Lodge is also the perfect setting for special events, banquets and weddings.

Please note the hours listed after 5pm refer to dinner being served at The Trailside Grill. The hours of 11:00-5:30 on Sunday refer to service at the Trailside Grill.
Put Hidden Valley Animal Adventure into our Varysburg attractions planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Varysburg.
Create an itinerary including Hidden Valley Animal Adventure
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
173 reviews
  • Quite a few different varieties of exotic animals. You can feed them from a plastic cup of food that you are given. You may purchase more if you wish. The animals come right up to the trolley...  more »
  • I expected to get there and it to be a run down barn with a shed for food. The building and property was amazing. The staff was all friendly and you were really up close to the animals on the tour...  more »
  • Beautiful place very well kept grounds. Trolley ride is a lot of fun and plenty of large animals to see and feed! They have handicapped accessible trolleys and their is plenty of room for a wheelchair. Tour guides are great and helpful. We ate at the their dining room, which I didn't know what to expect. I got the Water Buffalo burger which was phenomenally juicy, flavorful and cooked to a medium perfection! My girlfriend got the BLT wrap and she said it was great. They also have a fully stocked bar! Only one negative the speaker in the back of the trolley didn't work which made it impossible to hear our guide.
  • About as clean as you can get for an animal preserve. Staff is very knowledgeable and seem to care for the animals. Animals are well taken care of and precautions are taken to keep you and them safe. It is a great place for kids to go and learn and have fun while learning. The animals aren't forced to do any unnatural or harmful tricks like in a lot of places like African lion safari. While you are waiting for food there are a number of things you can do. There is a smaller animal petting and feeding farm which you can get a cup of carrots from for $1 and the animals will come up to you to be fed and pet. There is also a huge pond with a bunch of huge koi fish you can feed for ยข50. Overall a nice place and I would go again.

Plan your trip to Varysburg

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Side trips from Varysburg

Duration: 4 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours