Global Wildlife Center Folsom

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Global Wildlife Center
26389 Hwy 40
Tel: 985 796 3585

Where are we going today?

Come safari with us! You feed the animals on an exciting adventure at the largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind in the country! The Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana is home to over 4,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world. Get eye to eye with giraffes, wiggle a camel's hump, or feel the wooly fur of bison as you learn through touch! It's Africa, in Louisiana. Whether you are 2 or 92, the whole family will love Global Wildlife Center.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$17
  • Children$11
  • Free Under: 2 years.

When can we go?

7 days a week 9am to 5pm.

Closed Christmas Eve and Day, New Year's Eve and Day, Thanksgiving, and Easter Sunday.

Teachers corner

Check out the free lesson plans on the website! School fieldtrips receive a discounted rate! Don't forget Global Wildlife Center for an awesome fall field trip, when there are lots of exciting animal behaviors and fights for dominance!.

I'm Hungry!

A concession stand with hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, etc is open on Saturdays and Sundays only. Chips, snacks, and drinks available daily..

Any Top Tips?

Buy plenty of animal feed, a Family Bucket is a must. The more food, the more fun! Although the wagons are covered, if it rains, you will get wet! The gift shop has ponchos if you need them. Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and an outdoor activity..

Need a little extra help?

Global Wildlife has a wheelchair ramp that makes the safari wagons easily accessible..

Baby Facilities

There is a baby changing station in the restrooms..

Can I get one of those?

Global Wildlife Center has a great gift shop with items for every pocketbook. Check out the wide variety of logo items..

What people are saying?

  • "Great family fun!"

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    What a wonderful place to spend with your family. The animals are great!

  • "Wonderful Place"

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    We were in Baton Rouge, LA visiting family and decided to check out this attraction. It is a wonderful place to visit for al ages! Very inexpensive and comparable to zoo prices. Never have I before been able to touch a giraffe! What great memories!

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    This is really fun but prepared to be really hot! But the experience is worth it!

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The Weather


Conditions: Clear
Temp: 78° F / 26° C
Humidity: 36 %
Wind: NNE - 7 MPH


Conditions: Clear
Temp: 82° F / 28° C
Humidity: 35 %
Wind: SE - 5 MPH


Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 85° F / 29° C
Humidity: 48 %
Wind: NE - 3 MPH

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