Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

From bears to boas, lions to lemurs, macaws to monkeys, panthers to pythons, you’ll meet over 450 exotic animals on your Zoo adventure. Wonderful adventures and exciting new animal friends await you in this 35 acre park. Up-close exhibits and personal information make you feel like one of the family. Get stalked by a tiger, jaguar or cougar and live to tell the tale. Feel the breath of a bear, follow a fallow deer, or tickle a tortoise. Hand-feed goats, sheep, donkeys, ducks and other curious creatures in the petting area.

  • Minutes from Frederick, Maryland on US Rt. 15. - 13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont, MD
  • Fall