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 wolves, you will surely not be disappointed. A fun, interactive adventure awaits you. North Georgia Zoo is a partner in conservation and ZAA accrediated. Please visit our website for hours as they do change seasonally.

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

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    Zoo Admission: Adult $23

    Zoo Admission: Child (Ages 2-11) $21


    Group Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Picnic Area

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available


    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Winter Wonderland Tours

    Winter Wonderland Tours

    12/09/2017 - 02/24/2018

    Put your hat and gloves on and enjoy a fun and interactive winter tour of the zoo! Reservations are available at 12 p.m and 2 p.m.

    Winter Wonderland Tours include a 40-45 minute guided exotic animal tour where you can get up close with the animals; hands on with 1-3 exotic animals; wagon ride through the hoof stock area and stop to feed and pet the camels; time to interact and pet hundreds of friendly, unique, miniature and rare breed farm friends!

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  • Winter Wolf Encounters

    Winter Wolf Encounters

    12/09/2017 - 02/24/2018

    Learn, experience and interact with some of the wolves at North Georgia Zoo. Meet one or two of the wolves up close. Assist with training and enjoy taking photos. Call 706-348-7279 and reserve your spot now! By reservation only.

    Please arrive 30 minutes prior to encounter. We reserve the right at any time to deny animal encounter privileges to participants that are not able to listen and obey the guidelines or are posing a threat to themselves, the animals, or to others.

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  • Porcupine Quill Jewelry & Art Class

    Porcupine Quill Jewelry & Art Class

    02/17/2018 - 02/24/2018

    Come out and see what is happening at the Zoo! See what is in the works for spring! Sign up for our Porcupine Quill Jewelry & Art Class on February 17, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. by reservation only. Come learn how to make quill jewelry using African Crested Porcupine quills. This event is open to everyone. It's your chance to try your hand at jewelry making and meet some very unique animals in the process. The cost is $10 in addition in admission. For more information or to reserve, call 706-348-72... read more

  • Kick off Weekend

    Kick off Weekend

    03/02/2018 - 03/04/2018

    Join us as we kick off our full weekend hours! North GA Zoo will be open Fridays, from 12-4 p.m., Saturday and Sundays from 10-5 p.m. Join us for all sorts of wild fun! See adorable miniature farm animals, amazing exotic animals and more! Don't forget to add on an animal encounter or experience to make your day extra special!

    Kick off Weekend
    March 2, from 12-4 p.m
    March 3 & 4, from 10-5 p.m.

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  • Bouncing Baby Days

    Bouncing Baby Days

    03/09/2018 - 03/18/2018

    Join us in celebrating spring with baby animals, fun kid's activities and more! We are open additional days for all those on spring break! Don't forget you can enjoy a camel encounter, hayrides and wildlife walks! See animals from alligators, kangaroos, lemurs, wolves, and more!

    Bouncing Baby Days
    March 9-11 and 16-18, 2018
    Fridays, from 12-4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

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  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Behind the Scenes Tour

    03/18/2018 - 11/18/2018

    Get up close and personal with animals not seen on regular zoo visits. Visit with the nursery animals, touch, feed and participate in the training and enrichment of animals from foxes to camels! These tours are for those who want to spend more time learning, petting and interacting with a variety of animals. These guided tours allow lots of time for pictures and interaction with the animals.

    *Must have at least 12 people reserved in order to run tour. If we do not reach 12 people, ther... read more

  • Easter Festival

    Easter Festival

    03/30/2018 - 04/01/2018

    Join us for this year's Easter Celebration! Enjoy the Rabbitpalooza where you can touch, hold, and learn about over 10 different types of rabbits. Lots of baby bunnies! Eggstravaganza! Enjoy egg hunting in a whole new fashion. Choose your style of egg hunting and don't worry about fighting the crowds! Find that one special egg or collect as many as you can and redeem them for prizes and treats! Learn all the Eggs and maybe even see one hatch! Other activities include: Groom, pet, and even rid... read more