At these safari and wildlife parks, voted as the best in the country, visitors get to see exotic and endangered animals from around the world up close. Many of the facilities are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and have a focus on conservation as well as education.
1. Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park – Ashland, NE
An accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park invites visitors to drive along a 4-mile route through habitats populated by native North American plant and animal species – American elk, bison, waterfowl, raptors and white-tailed deer. At Wolf Canyon, guests can hop out of the car to see grey wolves and American black bears or walk through the half-acre Eagle Aviary.
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