Zoos in DANVILLE with kids

It’s animal time in Danville, Virginia and they are calling YOU!

For those families who LOVE those animal encounters, look no further than Danville because this The Old Dominion State city has plenty of them!

We have to start with zoos. These are the most iconic way to experience wildlife, and great to visit with children. They offer animal encounters, and kids can experience creatures from all across the globe.  

Farms are a great alternative for a more hands-on experience with petting zoos and barnyard fun. Wildlife sanctuaries offer kids an invaluable lesson in conservation, and animal-specific attractions let kids really immerse themselves in their favorite creatures!

Whatever wildlife experience you choose with children, you know they will walk away filled with memories and knowledge that can’t be replaced. They’ll have a ROAR-ing time! 

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  • Infinity Acres Petting Ranch

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    (23 miles) Ridgeway

    A fun interactive animal experience where kids can pet and hold a whole range of creatures! Ready to come face to face with a Llama at Infinity Acres!

  • Conservators Center

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    (23 miles) Burlington

    A beautiful non-profit organisation that rescues, preserves and educates about threatened species. The Conservators Center welcomes families to experience these beautiful creatures through pre-booked ...

  • Mill Mountain Zoo

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    (56 miles) Roanoke

    is home to more than 175 animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, including 21 vulnerable species! The Zoo offers year round educational and recreational opportunities.

  • Winterpast Farm

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    (57 miles) Wake Forest

    A family farm experience for the family, with sweet animal encounters on 10 beautiful acres in North Carolina. With tubing, camp outs and bonfires too!

  • Touchstone Farm

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    (66 miles) Temple

    For animal loving kids, Touchstone Farm in New Hampshire makes a fun day out where they can spend time with horses, as well as other farm animals

  • North Carolina Zoo

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    (70 miles) Asheboro

    Kids and the family can experience wildlife from two different continents on 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats! Animal-tastic North Carolina fun!

  • The Natural Bridge Zoo

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    (74 miles) Natural Bridge

    Home of the most complete collection of exotic zoo animals and birds in the state, a breeding and rescue zoo for rare and endangered species. Pet and hug many occupants!

  • Virginia Safari Park

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    (75 miles) Natural Bridge

    Virginia Safari park is Virginia's only Drive-Thru Zoo. A great place to visit to get up close and personal to some of the amazing animals.

  • Fort Chiswell Animal Park

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    (88 miles) Max Meadows

    Animal fun with this free-range zoo, filled with creatures from 6 continents, and a petting zoo to hand feed llamas, deer and goats!

  • Aloha Safari Zoo

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    (89 miles) Cameron

    A beautiful rescue zoo in North Carolina currently caring for over 300 exotic creatures, including aviary, reptile room and extensive habitats.

  • Tiger World

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    (94 miles) Rockwell

    Tiger World is a nonprofit animal conservation and educational center dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation, and preservation of exotic animals. We are open to the public for educational guided tours ...

  • The Lazy 5 Ranch

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    (100 miles) Mooresville

    A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari with over 750 animals from six different continents!

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  • Safari Nation

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    (44 miles) Greensboro

    Fun inflatable activities for kids in Greensboro, from giant slides to obstacle courses, plus zip lines and Ballocity interactive zone! Great fun!

  • Celebration Station

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    (46 miles) Greensboro

    Two mini golf courses, two go karting tracks, bumper boats with water cannons, batting cages and arcade.

  • Bumper Jumpers Indoor Playground

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    (46 miles) Greensboro

    Indoor fun with inflatables, games, and birthday parties in Greensboro for those kids who love FUN! Parents can jump too!

  • Monkey Joes

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    (64 miles) Raleigh

    Bring your kids to Monkey Joes fun-filled inflatable play center! Wall-to-wall inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses will keep your kids active, happy, and healthy.

  • Coconut Charlies Bump N Bounce

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    (64 miles) Raleigh

    Coconut Charlie's Bump N Bounce is Raleigh's newest indoor inflatables and more center.

  • KidZ in a Minute

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    (68 miles) Raleigh

    “KidZ in a Minute” is a drop-in child care center with the reliability you require for children ages 12 months-12 to come explore, discover, and play.

  • Bounce City

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    (87 miles) Salisbury

    Fun indoor play for kids up to 13 years, with inflatables, parties, toys and safe playtime fun! Great North Carolina fun

  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park

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    (37 miles) Huddleston

    In addition to a full range of water related activities, including swimming, fishing and boating, the park offers miles of hiking trails, housekeeping cabins, camping, picnicking, a visitor center ...

  • Eno River State Park

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    (41 miles) Durham

    Minutes from Durham, Hillsborough, and Chapel Hill the Eno River State Park offers secluded wilderness trails with the serenity of a clear river drifting and cascading over a rocky stream bed.

  • Hanging Rock State Park

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    (49 miles) Danbury

    Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four lane highways there's another North Carolina to be discovered sheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, ...

  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area

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    (56 miles) Wake Forest

    Hours of relaxation await you at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Falls Lake is a great way to escape urban life.

  • Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

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    (58 miles) Henderson

    Set a course for Kerr Lake State Recreation Area to enjoy sailing, fishing, water skiing and camping. This 50,000 acre, man-made lake is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and landlubbers alike. ...

  • William B Umstead State Park

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    (60 miles) Raleigh

    Tucked between the growing cities of Raleigh, Cary, Durham and the corporate world of Research Triangle Park is an oasis of tranquility, a peaceful haven William B. Umstead State Park.

  • Pilot Mountain State Park

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    (62 miles) Pinnacle

    Fun, from relaxation to exhilaration, is easy to find here. Treat yourself to a horseback ride through the woods or challenge the river from raft or canoe. A seven-mile woodland corridor joins two ...

  • Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

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    (62 miles) Apex

    Imagine relaxing in a cove, listening to the sounds of water rippling. Then, you feel a firm tug on your fishing line. It's going to be a big one! Picture the surface of the lake glistening, water ...

  • Tanglewood Park

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    (69 miles) Clemmons

    An amazing county park with a fishing lake, gardens, BMX race course, trails, riding stables, a golf course, and MORE!

  • Crowder District Park

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    (71 miles) Apex

    33 acres of park fun in North Carolina, with playgrounds, sports, walking trails and a pond! Great kids fun!

  • Boones Cave Park

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    (81 miles) Lexington

    Explore the cave and hiking trails spotting wildlife and flowers, visit a 170ft tall tree, plus fish, swim, canoe or kayak.

  • Raven Rock State Park

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    (82 miles) Lillington

    Spend some time at Raven Rock State Park and let nature refresh your spirit. feeling you are likely to experience at Raven Rock is one of renewal. Here, the forest reigns as each year the timeless ...

  • Dan Nicholas Park

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    (84 miles) Salisbury

    Come for the wildlife park, stay for the aquarium, the mini golf, the boats, the petting barn, the gem mine - a beautiful park in North Carolina for the whole family!

  • Moncove Lake State Park

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    (91 miles) Gap Mills

    Tucked away among the hills on the southeastern edge of the state lies Moncove Lake State Park. Located in the pastoral setting of Monroe County, Moncove Lake State Park seems worlds away from ...

  • Morrow Mountain State Park

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    (93 miles) Albemarle

    Enjoy the gifts of nature surrounded by the remnants of a once mighty range of peaks. Upon first encounter, the Uwharrie Mountains may seem like a mountainous mirage. These steep, rugged hills ...

  • Wet n Wild Emerald Point

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    (47 miles) Greensboro

    With over 36 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone from mild to wild, tots to seniors and wet to dry.