4525 US-78, Lilburn, GA 30047


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If you’re looking for a fun and interesting way to spend a morning, or the afternoon, look no further! Come visit the NEW YELLOW RIVER WILDLIFE SANCTUARY in central Gwinnett alongside the Yellow River, just minutes from Stone Mountain Park. Officially a wildlife sanctuary, YRWS is still home to the original Bison herd, peacocks and pigs. Come meet all of the new additions including albino wallabies, Babydoll sheep, Fallow deer, ring-tailed lemurs, alpacas and much more. Interact with some in our Petting Zoo and learn exciting facts through our interactive exhibits and Keeper Talks. Check out our Gem Mining exhibit to look for Rubies, Emeralds, Sapphires and more. 

Please purchase tickets here before visiting. 

Parking is free
Children 2 and under are free
Adults (13-64) $18
Senior/Military (65+) $17
Children (12 and under) $12

Yelp Reviews

5 stars

Need something to do with the kiddos that's socially safe, educational and adventurous? I totally recommend Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary! Tickets run $18... Read Full Review

I'm a kid when it comes to animals. So i was hype to go here. They had so many animals it was so fun to see. The walking wasn't bad and the people were nice... Read Full Review

I was so impressed with Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary today! I didn't know that they had reopened under new management until I read about it online... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 stars Based on 186 traveler reviews

So nice to be able to feed such a large variety of animals

Save the romain hearts for the bull and a couple long pieces of romain pieces for the buffalo. The bunnies are super nice. The deer like the carrots the most. We have a membership and go at least 1x... Read Full Review

Great visit!

The new owners have done a great job of turning a tired, worn down animal park into a clean, nice place to visit with kids and grandkids. We had a two year old and a three year old with us and they... Read Full Review

Beautiful Place

This place was so peaceful. Beautiful place to walk and the animals look well taken care of. I'll definitely get a membership when they are available! Read Full Review

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