Northeast Georgia Mountains / Cleveland

North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm

2912 Paradise Valley Rd
Cleveland, GA 30528

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Home to more than 400 animals, North Georgia Zoo is sure to be the highlight of your family adventure. North Georgia Zoo has one of the largest petting zoos in Georgia and is full of fun and educational experiences for all ages.

Pet and feed a variety of miniature and rare breed livestock, including potbelly piglets, miniature goats, sheep, donkeys and deer. Babies are born year-round. Join us for a guided wildlife walk, trained animal shows, wagon ride to the camels and zebras, or take a pony ride.

From alligators to zebras, you will surely not be disappointed. A fun, interactive adventure awaits you. North Georgia Zoo is a partner in conservation and ZAA accrediated.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Petting Zoo - Adults $8

    Petting Zoo - Children $6

    See Website : Other Pricing Options

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Mommy & Me at the Zoo

    Mommy & Me at the Zoo

    04/14/2015 - 11/10/2015

    Looking for a fun and educational activity for the kids at a cost you can afford? Join us on the second Tuesday of the month for a discounted day for you and the kids at the zoo! The discount is not just for moms! Grandparents, dads, guardians and friends are welcome to come, too.

    We now offer new kid-friendly Wildlife Walks, which are 30-minute tours geared toward the little ones!

    For more information, call 706-348-7279 or e-mail us at read more

  • Summer Hours at North Georgia Zoo

    Summer Hours at North Georgia Zoo

    06/04/2015 - 08/03/2015

    North Georgia Zoo is home to hundreds of animals. Many of the animals spend their time behind the scenes for a variety of reasons. Some of the animals are working as animal ambassadors and going out to schools, parties and other events. Other animals are in the process of their training program that involves daily interaction and positive reinforcement. These animals are preparing for movies, commercials and waiting for their claim to fame!

    Our animals have been used in Vampire Diaries... read more

  • Junior Zookeeper Overnight Girls Camp

    Junior Zookeeper Overnight Girls Camp

    07/29/2015 - 08/01/2015

    The focus of the camp is to give teens a chance to interact with God's creation in a new and unique manner. They will get to experience what it is like to be a zookeeper and be a part of the North Georgia Zoo/Wildlife Wonders family. This includes shadowing zookeepers, meeting some amazing animals, helping with training and feeding, and of course playtime with both animals and staff. We want the campers to have an amazing experience interacting with God's creation in a whole new way!

    T... read more

  • Family Night Friday & Jam with the Animals

    Family Night Friday & Jam with the Animals

    08/07/2015 - 08/14/2015

    Picnic at the Zoo!  More zoo fun in the coolness of the evening!  Join us for a fun evening of meet and greet with animals, kids' activities, music, karaoke and pizza!


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  • Sunset Tours

    Sunset Tours

    08/08/2015 - 08/08/2015

    See the zoo from a different perspective. Get a unique up-close-and-personal guided tour. Meet and greet with some of the zoo's baby exotic animals and animal ambassadors. Enjoy refreshments while watching the sunset, and get up close with even more animals. Don't forget your camera so you can take pictures with the baby animals! Space is limited.

    Tour schedule:

    Check in/ visit the Petting Zoo: 30 minutes. Guided Wildlife Walk with a twist: 30 minutes. Hay Ride/ Camel Encounter:... read more

  • Scarecrow Trail

    Scarecrow Trail

    09/19/2015 - 10/31/2015

    Join us for lots of fall festivities, including themed scarecrows, hayrides, wool jump, pumpkin patch and sunset tours (TBA). Meet and greet with a variety of animals, and make crafts.

    Boo at the Zoo: Halloween weekend.

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  • Boo At the Zoo

    Boo At the Zoo

    10/24/2015 - 10/25/2015

    North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm invites your family to come to the zoo on Halloween weekend to see our teacup pigs, deer and more! Come dressed in costume and receive a free feed cup. We will have lots of goodies and prizes to give away.

    Visit with our adorable, dressed up animals, hold a Tarantula, and learn about the creepy and crawlies! We will also have a scavenger hunt and you can dig for treasures. Spend the day with us interacting with hundreds of miniature and rare breed far... read more

  • Pumpkin Smashin' Fun

    Pumpkin Smashin' Fun

    11/07/2015 - 11/15/2015

    What can animals do with pumpkins? Come find out! Visit us and help toss pumpkins in with the animals and use pumpkins for enrichment for all kinds of animals!

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  • Santa is Coming

    Santa is Coming

    11/21/2015 - 11/22/2015

    Santa Claus is coming to North Georgia Zoo on November 21-22, 2015, from 2 - 4 p.m. Get your picture made and meet all of Santa's little animal helpers!

    Zoo is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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