Reviews of RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo (Zoo)

109 Nascar Dr, Sevierville, TN 37862, United States

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Stacey Roseman

We loved this zoo!!! There were only a few people there when we arrived so we got to take our time and enjoy the animals. One of the staff let us hold a snake and told us more about them. The goat and sheep feeding area is fun. We were so surprised with how many animals they had. I would definitely go back next time we're in sevierville!!!

Kristiana Overstreet

Very nice selection of small mammals public would not normally see. Do not let the size fool you lots to see. Animals looked healthy and happy. I am sure they wished there were more hands to help with meal time. I do wish some of their habitats looks more like their natural surroundings.

Meagan Crone

Cool animals, a very unique aroma lol, but all around good experience. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

josh denny

We went here on a whim because my child loves animals and zoos. This place was a huge hit! The prices were very reasonable, even the gift shop had reasonable prices. Plenty of animals my son hadn't seen before. And he had a great time with the goats and emus outside. I highly recommend this place if you are looking for something interesting to do!

Angela Gilbert

Great price and staff was great. We got to touch a bearded dragon and hold a snake. All is inside except the goats and tortoises so know it smells like a zoo. It's well kept though.

Aimee Savage

I was so pleasantly surprised with this zoo! I had fairly low expectations and find that sometimes zoo's can be depressing looking at the animals and their conditions - not in this case! The animals all seemed to be in good care and happy. We went around opening time which seemed to be about feeding time as the animals were all eating and we even got to feed turtles in addition to the goats, sheep, and emu. Highly recommend!

Jason Bennefield

Nice little place. Plan on about an hour to see and do everything there. Our favorite part was the friendly talking cockatoo.

Mike Mueller

I'm sure they do lovey work and treat the animals well. This review is purely about hours. If you don't admit people at 4:30 on, then 4:30 is the time you close not 5. It's easy math. Change the posted hours.

Stacey Roseman

We loved this zoo!!! There were only a few people there when we arrived so we got to take our time and enjoy the animals. One of the staff let us hold a snake and told us more about them. The goat and sheep feeding area is fun. We were so surprised with how many animals they had. I would definitely go back next time we're in sevierville!!!

Amanda Muellemann

Our kids loved it here! Several different types of animals to look and learn about. They had feed for goats, sheep, and emu during the visit. Also, the gift shop had a nice variety of items that were affordable and staff was helpful and friendly. Overall fun experience for adults and children.

Whitney Bell

I loved it! You were even able to see the animal care takers and get personally introduced to the animals

Sherry Gac

Loved this place! A tiny little zoo, in the midst of a busy city, with a very specific theme. Creatures of the Rain Forest showing off for us....beautiful habitats. Informative zoo personnel available for questions, and to introduce us, in person, to some of the animals and snakes that exist there! Our grandson tried on a live snake! Reasonable prices, also. Very kid friendly. Will go back when in the area.

Rachel Lewis

Awesome little place. I really wish they still did more with the birds. They have all kids of reptiles and small mammals. They are a bird sanctuary and they have a letting zoo are that's great for the kids. One of the birds sang row row row your boat.

Jodie Mathey

The smell is bad but understandably so because there are many animals inside. They appear to be well taken care of despite the smell. Had a pretty good experience.

nathan wilson

I will admit that I wasn’t expecting much when we arrived. Looks can certainly be deceiving. They have quite a selection of animals here. We spent about two hours here just having fun. The animals are active and engaging. The staff is very helpful as well. My family really enjoyed ourselves here.

v.s. scarlette

Loved it. It was small only took about an hour to go around but I still really enjoyed looking at the variety of animals and snakes and lizards. I was even able to feed the goats and sheep. Over all had fun, nice experience.

pbnj. Chauntel Brooks

Get a groupon coupon . Well worth the 7 bucks

Big Chunk

Very scary snakes. Large and scary looking snakes everywhere! But seriously, my kids loved it. It was definitely worth it.

Ashden Garrison

Animals look sad but it's a good place to go

Raven Scott

Really cool but the animals had small cages and there were spiders in the bathroom

Kasihia Roush

We love this place. Unique critters, excellent staff and very affordable. This is a must see on your trip to Pigeon Forge.

JessieJo

Amazing place! The staff here are the friendliest I've ever encountered at a zoo and I've been to quite a few. They gave personal encounters without having to pay for it. Very personable and extremely knowledgeable! They have quite a few rescued animals. VERY IMPRESSED!!

Aimee Gulley

Spent the day with the family at the zoo and boy was it great, my favorite part was seeing my little boys reaction to the animals

Royal T-rex

We love this little zoo. It doesn't have great advertising, which is probably why it took YEARS to know it was even there. We go nearly every time we go to Tennessee. Great place. Lots of animals that are well taken care of. Great animal displays where zoo keepers introduce you to special animals they enjoy. You can pet some and feed some. The monkeys are so fun and energetic. Some animals are there that I had never seen. I suggest Groupon for the discount. Worth the trip.

Antoinette

Great place to see different animals and learn more about them.

Emily Githens

An update of the facility would be nice, the animals seemed to be well taken care of.

Randy Gable

It was great. Had no idea it was there. Probably the best value in the area. Animals appear very healthy and the place was very clean.

Diana Darvin

With grandkids on vacation! Smell was overwhelming, but you got accustomed to it. Kids loved all of it, even the goats! We loved feeding the goats!

Breakaway Youth Ministry

This place is a true beauty of a zoo! The animals are so amazing it's like they are in their natural habitat!

Cassidy Thompson

Loved it! Was great for smaller kids, and awesome for a family day!! My 2 year old loved it. The monkeys were so cool and active!! This is a must go place!

Bobby Reed

Great staff and great price. My granddaughter enjoy the bird's. The staff let her pet the parrot. Keep doing what your doing. We will be back.

Steven Malott

My kids really loved this place. You guys need to advertise better because if it wasn't a Groupon we would have never heard of it. You have a fabulous place and I hope more people can visit. My wife and I really enjoyed as well.

Patricia Key

My children loved this place they loved the animals and information. Great staff

Kristiana Overstreet

Very nice selection of small mammals public would not normally see. Do not let the size fool you lots to see. Animals looked healthy and happy. I am sure they wished there were more hands to help with meal time. I do wish some of their habitats looks more like their natural surroundings.

Jason Summers

Great place to take for the family and you can find great deals on groupon as well

Sylvia Moya

Beautiful place to visit. We got a Groupon a d the 2 bags of food was perfect for the kids. The zoo is large enough to spend 2 hours and enjoy it without getting super exhausted. You can pet and feed the goats and sheep. You can feed the big tortoise if it's feeding time and see how fast they eat. Just, be careful with your fingers because they are very big.

Dew77 S

Fun place to visit with the kids. Our 2 year old and 7 year old both really enjoyed it. Most of it is indoors so it's a good place to go on a hot day. The staff were friendly and the ticket prices were very reasonable, especially with the Groupon that is regularly offered. The smell was a little strong when you first enter but you get used to it after a few minutes.

Ayron Felter

This is a great option when you don't feel like sitting in the heat all day at the zoo or if it rains because most of it is indoors. The petting zoo is fantastic the kids love it! It would be a 5 star if they didn't cut the public Jungle Jim shows. This was the only thing that made it worth the price they charge especially after you buy the food for the petting zoo. The place is too small and you finish too quickly for the price without the show. To see Jungle Jim you have to piggy back on a group show that's already scheduled for like a school or something. It's a huge letdown, I hope they change it back.

Victoria Landers

We enjoyed this indoor zoo. A lot of animals to look at and we loved feeding the goats. The smell was really not as bad as some reviews make it sound. All of the animals enclosures were clean and they all looked well fed.

Zettie Beverly

We went on Augusta 21st to see the animals. Had a very bas urine smell as soon as you walk in. My husband said something and the manager, she was very rude. Told my husband because of PEOPLE LIKE HIM they had to remove the big cats out. She said you can leave and we don't refund groupon tickets. Just be aware is smells really bad, and it's very small inside.

Christopher Hall

Much bigger than it looks in the outside, great number of animals who all seemed active, and the feeding of goats and sheep are always a good small child attraction.

Amanda Clothier

Great fun for all ages! We have been 5 or more times, and enjoy each time!

nikki stepp

This was a nice place to visit. My 9yr old and 2 yr old enjoyed it. Keep in mind it will only take 45mins or so to go through it all. We used a Groupon when we went and it with the discount it was definitely worth it.

Ron Epperson

Worth a trip! Very affordable day trip while on vacation! Personable staff and got to interact with wildlife. Hands on experience with snakes, birds and the farm animals out back you can feed by hand. My kids had a blast and that’s super important to any parent. Highly recommend!

Julia Williamson

Not what I expected at all. The exhibits are very small and there's not that many rainforest animals. There is a lot of farm animals outside that you can pet in the petting zoo if you wish.

Tracy Mtz

What a fun hidden place! I found this place on groupon, had a deal for $30 for a family of 4. We had 13 if us, so it left my senior mom to buy her ticket ($15 for her ticket-no senior discounts

Nigel P

Exotic animals from Africa very cool place for family fun

Elijiah Rivera

This was not worth the time or expense. You can literally walk through the "zoo" within 30min to an hour. Most of the animals are inside. The building smells horrible and the outside mini feeding section is not in the best condition either. We are used to acres of zoo viewings and animals in sophisticated facilities- so this was definitely not it for us.

Cassandra Tait

So many types of tropical animals to see. We even got to experience watching two boa constrictors eat a rat!!

Emilie Williams

Cute place. Staff was very friendly. Animals seemed happy, a few habits could use more space but overall a neat experience.

Jeffrey McDermott

Got to see and pet 4 day old goats, and pet cockatoos too! I'm sure that's not an everyday experience for visitors, but this place is a bit of a hidden gem!

Erica Moore

It was a great little place to bring the kids. The 2 ladies that were in the front was super nice. My kids really enjoyed feeding the goats. And seeing all the other animals.

Jessica Castano

My kids love animals so we were looking forward to the visit. I guess I didn't realize it was completely indoors before we went so that obviously limited what we could see. They loved the lemurs and we did get to pet the anaconda (declined the holding, thank you). But we were basically in and out in 45 minutes. Could take it or leave it I guess.

Kita Teel

We had such a fun time. Very hands on staff.

Felicia Ehlers

Lacking anything amazing for the cost. Parrot Mountain is so much better

Kellie Hornung

Great visit! My husband and I loved every minute of it. Had to make sure he didn't steal a baby goat because of how cute they were! Wish we had brought coins to be able to feed them. It was like a hidden gem. The two staff members we came across were very nice. Jeffery the bird (sorry not sure what type he was) who was up front with the two staff members was incredibly adorable too!

Dawn Horney

Best affordable steak. Bread and salad is terrific.

Carrie Ayscue

This place is good for all ages. There were some neat and unusual animals here that were very interactive with us. I enjoyed the information plaques too. The petting zoo outside has lots of sheep, goats and emu. The only drawback was that the place smells like urine. It took us a little over an hour to go through everything, and we were glad to get some fresh air.

Amy Goodson

I came here with my sons school for a field trip. Its inexpensive and easy to find. We had a really good time! Lots of cool animals and both an indoor and outdoor area....

AshGamezz

Used groupon and had our family come, this is coming from a 13 year old from the family. Nice little place, thank you!

Sonny Merrill

Took our grandkids and everyone had a great time. We own a cabin in Pigeon Forge so I am sure this will be a regular stop Highly recommend!!!

Alorah Weaver

We took my daughter to visit to take a break from the heat and we all had an absolute blast! My sister and I even felt like kids running around excited to see what animals we’d see! They have an outdoor petting zoo with goats and their babies, emu (we didn’t even bother to pet) and sheep! Surprisingly, my almost 2 year old loved seeing the different reptiles and snakes-I assumed she’d like the cute monkeys or the Parrots the best! The gift shop too has a lot to offer, so you can definitely find something for anyone on your souvenir list!

Nicholette Claveau

Some really kool animals. Wish there was more to see.

Tela Smith

This place is a lot smaller than we realized. 2 adults and 3 kids from 4 to 12 cost us almost $60. We swiped our card at 12:01 and were out by 12:50. That includes the time we spent in the gift shop. This is not a zoo. Most of the exhibits are inside. Its basic spiders, lizards, snakes small breed monkeys, turtles, sheep. Nothing spectacular on display except the Axolotl, which I've never seen before in any other aquarium and a Sphinx Rat, which I had never heard of. It also smelled terrible. We've been to so many zoo's and aquariums and have never smelled the life living there. It was pretty rough here.The gift shop had a very nice variety of items and the prices were very reasonable and not jacked up like most places. The staff was really sweet, too. Definitely not a place I would recommend nor would I come again. Ok I guess to pass some time for the little ones, just cost wise wasn't worth it.

Jacob Pirolli

Very fun for families at a very good price. Different animals from Africa and South America with goats, sheep, and emus out back to feed. Many places in the area have family coupons that give you a free large bag of feed. No a huge zoo, but very good size and close up for it's style. Also seems very clean.

Garrett Turner

So many cute animals! I enjoyed it so much

Katie Levesque

What a great find on our vacation! This little zoo was very clean and the animals were well kept. There was a good variety of animals to observe. There was a petting zoo outside which was also a lot of fun! This place is great for people of all ages as the layout was simple and definitely not strenuous.

Jerry Sanders

Very nice and affordable. Twin 6 year old girls loved it.

Amy E.

Spent a rainy day inside Rainforest Adventures yesterday and had so much fun. My husband and I were not expecting much and honestly, almost changed our minds about going. We were very glad that we did not! The ticket prices are very reasonable and their website offers a year round $2 off per person coupon. The zoo is completely inside and housed way more creatures than we had expected. We took our time and spent a little over 2 hours exploring! The Lemurs were my personal favorites while my husband was partial to the capuchin (not sure how to spell it) monkeys. The habitats were clean and the animals seemed happy in their environment. The staff is very hands off...which I love b/c we are independent people and like to roam around on our own. No one was saying, "Don't touch that", "Don't lean on the glass", "Don't take photos" etc. We just got to do our own thing. At the back of the Zoo there is an exit door which will take you outside to an area with big turtles, emu, sheep and goats. We bought a $3 bag of feed and fed all the animals. The goats and sheep were very friendly...as soon as they heard that bag open I had more friends than I knew what to do with! All in all we had a great time and I am so glad that we decided to go!

Stephen Taylor

Nice place to see species up close that you may never get to see. Feeding sheep and goats was fun too.

Brittany Cooper

Very very cool little place. Scored a great groupon while we were eating breakfast and went right over! The different kinds of monkeys and lemurs were absolutely adorable! We also enjoyed the many types of birds and feeding the goats were very entertaining!

Chris

This is a wonderful zoo! Extremely well maintained, and with several animals I've never seen anywhere else. The staff seems to work really hard to keep everything clean and talk with guests about all the animals. Best part is it's more affordable than almost everything else in the Sevierville/Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area, and you get a lot for your money! A family can easily spend two or three hours there having fun and learning about wildlife.

RaymondGW

There are so many snakes here! All of these exotic animals I was not expecting to see in Tennessee. But of course the draw is the goats. They are friendly and exuberant, just don't let them get a finger lol.

Paul Deimler

This is a great place for all ages with many exhibits and is very well kept. The staff was very knowledgeable about the animals and handing them. They had gotten a few out of their enclosures while we were there letting us touch them and even hold a large lizard. There is also a petting zoo with goats, sheep, emus and turtles. While not huge it's a really good place to spend a few hours.

Shannon Vickers

Great price and lots of cute animals. Kids really enjoyed it.

Jase Lynn

Very cool place snakes are super cool nothing venomous but still a cool place to check it out

Kim Branch

Great place to take toddlers for a small zoo visit. Just small enough to hold their attention. Cute gift shop.

Joy Symonds

Great place to visit with young kids. My 3 year old and 1.5 year old both loved seeing all the animals. Not to crowded and great to be in the A/C on a hot day! The many varieties of monkeys were fun, and the huge porcupines were unforgettable! I really felt like we got our money’s worth.

Donna Stepp

Very interesting. Humid ( of course)

johnda singer

Visited this place over the weekend. I wish I would’ve saved my money. It smelled horrible. The lady at the ticket booth was extremely rude. Many of the exhibits were empty. Let me recommend Smokey mountain deer farm! We went there the very next day extremely friendly staff and way better experience!

Katelyn Hartgrove

My husband and I had a great time there. I’m obviously not an expert, but the animals seemed well taken care of. A young woman was taking care of the animals while we were there and showing off a bird and some snakes. She had so much confidence and love for them that it was cool to see her work. The goats in the petting area were also adorable. Definitely go if you have an extra couple of hours to spend.

Nick Coffman

Pretty cool. A lot of reptiles and snakes. Some monkeys. Most of it is inside so its suitable to go year round. Had goats and sheep's you can feed.

Jennifer Launius

Lots of neat animals to see and my boys loved it but the animals all looked sad. Small environments for them to be in. It also smelt really bad. And as a Leopard Gecko owner, the Leos are solitary creatures and they had 3 of them in one tank, which is unacceptable. Plus they had a heat lamp on them which is a no no, they need an UTH as they aren't basking animals like lizards.

Felicia Denney

Loved all of the different monkeys. Interacting with birds, goats, tortoises & sheep was so much fun!!

Kim Havens

It was a decent, inexpensive way to spend an hour or two looking at & learning about rainforest animals. Petting & feeding goats was enjoyable. Yes, there is a smell....it's a ZOO for cripe sake! You'll live , Its not that bad...go enjoy it!!

Aaron Shipley

Really good place, economically priced. The Littles really enjoyed it. ☺️

Sondra Fowler

Very enjoyable! Had a very nice time. Great price and the workers are so nice.

Katelyn Hartgrove

My husband and I had a great time there. I’m obviously not an expert, but the animals seemed well taken care of. A young woman was taking care of the animals while we were there and showing off a bird and some snakes. She had so much confidence and love for them that it was cool to see her work. The goats in the petting area were also adorable. Definitely go if you have an extra couple of hours to spend.

scarlett gilkison

Loved every bit of the experience! GREAT PLACE

Sheryl Naegele

Nice amount of animals although not much to do or not even snack bar for kids

S. Clarke

Clean, nicely decorated, appears that they do work around the clock to care for the animals they have. Great activity for the money. The only thing that made me give them 4 stars is worrying they breed the rats constantly to have them available to display at all stages of growth. Maybe that's not the case and maybe we should have asked about that. Aside from that, and general questions regarding animal Care that weren't alarming ... Just curious. My family enjoyed the whole thing and had a nice time. Worth the visit!

Chris Hayes

This zoo is small but alot of fun

Victoria Moberg

Zoos are not my thing in general, but this place as soon as you walk in, the smell is almost overwhelming of urine. Then you walk and see all these animals in honestly extremely tight spaces. No room to do much of anything. The goats there have the best enclosures but they still are super small. Every animal looked like they were bored outta their minds. The large snakes were in tiny enclosures with little no room. The middle of the place had 3 birds who looked like they were very poorly taken care of and little animals underneath I forgot their names looked terrified and had to walk around in bird feces and their own. One even had a sore on his ear. Very disappointed in the care and sizes of the enclosures. Even my 4 year old daughter wasn’t impressed. Would not recommend at all. The staff looked like a bunch of teenagers who didn’t really care about anything.

Leah Cornelius

They have lots of animals that are very unique. It's a fun place to go even if you're an adult. The only problem I had with it was it smells pretty bad it seems like they need to update things and clean better.

Catrin Christian

The reason that I did not give 5 stars is because of the very rude employee that we encountered at the ticket booth. I simply tried to use a coupon for my daughter's ticket and she was very very snappy and hateful when she told me that I couldn't use it. I have worked in customer service several times over the years and I know that there are nicer ways to handle the situation. Other than that the zoo was fun and very clean when we went there wasn't a very strong urine smell like others have reviewed on but of course it isn't going to smell like fresh linen either. They have some neat exhibits.

Leslie Sizemore

This place is so fun. Take your kids and have a good time here. They have so many animals to see plus they have a petting zoo. It is inexpensive, so try it.

Chelsea Morrison

The smell of ammonia from the animal urine was awful just walking through the doors. It makes u I'll. But the animals was nice to look at I just think there could be more done about the smell being that strong before u even get to the animals.

Lora Wilke

We went after rain started in the afternoon around 4:15 to be told they don't allow tours after 4:00.( we are thankful they did that) The smell at that time was pretty strong which is to be expected with indoor animals. We went back the next morning after it opened. Smell not bad at all. We were able to see them fixing food for all the exotic animals and we all enjoyed feeding the goats and sheep out side. Fun was had by the kids and adults too. Neat little place! Not a zoo, but just a smaller exhibit of exotic animals and reptiles.

Kristi Champion

Animals appeared well cared for, I wish their enclosures were bigger for the animals. There is a smell but it is an inside enclosure

Alexis Conrad

It was nice but smaller than expected even my teen kids enjoyed it.

Nick Coffman

Pretty cool. A lot of reptiles and snakes. Some monkeys. Most of it is inside so its suitable to go year round. Had goats and sheep's you can feed.

Serenity Selah

Some neat animals but my kids favorite part was feeding the goats and sheep.

Ashley House

Horrible conditions! The place smells horrible, and as others have said, the exhibits are way too small for the animals. The staff doesn't do anything about kids banging on the glass and disturbing the animals and scaring them half to death. Many of the animals show very odd behavior, and you can tell they seem in distress. A lot of the exhibits also had tons of feces all over their "homes." It was very sad to see, and the environment just made you leave feeling dirty. It is sad people want to support a place like this that should be shut down.

Dennis j Reyes

Very expensive, and not much animals. It doesn't feel like a rainforest. The front desk doesn't give that welcome vibe. But, the zoo keeper was great.

Carol Rasmussen

Affordable and a great place for me and the graddaughters to go when the weather is not good for out doors.

Billy Glass

Absolutely love this place, been here several times and see new stuff each and every time. They have all types of animals, including goats, donkeys, and emus which is part of the petting zoo portion. You can purchase food to feed them and kids get to interact with the animals which is great. Seeing the smiles when you're kids get to actually lay hands on and feed the animals is rewarding in itself. Facility is keep very clean for the public and the animals. The animals are very well taken care of. Staff is very knowledgeable. Great stop for couples and families with kids.

Chelsen Plantz

This is such a cool little gem of a place. My kids LOVED feeding the goats. They have a lot of unique animals. We would definitely visit again.

Andrea G

Affordable for the whole famiy. Was able to buy very nice souvenirs for everyone in the group for less than what we spent inside Dollywood on food alone. Everyone working there are patient, friendly, and kind. This place is a must see. Can not wait to go back.

Jody Stone

Lots of critters and you can feed the goats! Look on Groupon for a great deal.

Michelle Whitibg

Really interesting place to go. Your can feed some of the animals really cheap too. You can spend about 2 hours there

Tyler Oliver

Interesting exhibits and well priced. Nothing mind blowing but it was fun to walk around. Disappointed to see some empty exhibits, and the smell could turn some people away (pregnant or sick). But overall was a lot of fun for 2 hour date! Gift shop is reasonable too.

hudson edmunds

Really fun, and good for kids. There are hands on opportunities with some animals. I highly recommend.

Dennis Simpson

Great for kids some animal display windows are too tall for small children overall good

Brian Simpson

We had a nice time here with my 5 y.o. and 6 y.o. boys. Several different species, but also several of the same type in different cages. Overall my kids had a good time.

Sarah Joyner

Fun and educational small zoo. For the price it was well worth it!

Scott Welling

We had a fun visit and enjoyed the diversity of animals on display. The children enjoyed feeding the goats & sheep. I think the feeling a mutual. Employees walk through with snakes and ferrets, etc. that you can touch and learn about. The display that I found most interesting was the early (14 days) development of rats. Worth a visit on a rainy day.

Crystal Kaczmarczyk

Super inexpensive with Groupon. I'm glad I chose this activity due to them having animals that are unusual to see. I am not going to post what they have that's unusual but will post the goats and the tortoises We had a great time!!

Satish Sivasubramanian

Drove 4 hours to visit this place? Not worth the drive. But able to see rare specimens

Candice Shubbuck

This is a great small zoo, the petting zoo was a lot of fun. Rain or shine this is a good place to visit. You can't beat the price and I bought off Groupon, so very cheap and you get a bag of feed.

Tommy Burke

Nice, mostly indoor zoo. Small outdoor area to feed goats and sheep. Turtles and lizard outside as well. Helpful and friendly staff.

TYREE DUNCAN

Not as big as I thought but my kids enjoyed it and the feeding of the goats and sheep.

Patrick Rekczis

Nice little place with about 50 or so different animals. Its was nice and well kept. You can expect to here here around an hour or so.

Peter Jones

1st time here and it was amazing. Lots of animals to see and petting zoo in pack. We had a groupon so couldn't best the price.

Brandie Roberts

Awesome! Mostly indoor but there are a lot of animals there. Huge gift shop, healthy looking animals and habitats. Near the porcupine enclosure there are bleachers, so maybe they do shows during certain days/times?? Outside there are goats, sheep, emu, and donkeys. You can buy feed from the gift shop and refill your bag with dispensers outside for .50. Takes about an hour or so to walk through and see everything.

Ida Graves

Very friendly people, the displays could be cleaner, it was hard to see some of the animals. Someone walks around with a snake to pet, which was really cool. Petting zoo was fun! The goats are crazy. Bring quarters for the food to feed them!

Mike

Pretty cool place. Parking is a little tight if you have a large dually but otherwise good.

Carynn Theuret

It was nice because it is mostly inside except for the petting area so we were able to stay out of the heat. Lots of birds,reptiles, and primates. Super cool.

Brenda Villeneuve

We enjoyed our visit. Lots of animals. Seemed to be well cared for. The goat and sheep area smelled pretty strong but they are goats and sheep. What do you expect?!?

Billie Mitchell

Diverse animals, well kept, and easy walking. Good value for entrance fee.

Chels c

We loved it! They have a variety of animals (happy and well cared for), fairly priced gift shop, friendly staff. Took about an hour and a half to go through indoor and out (with 2 kids) would absolutely recommend

Shelly Noble

Loved this place! Lots of animals. My little one loved feeding the goats! The gift shop is very reasonably priced especially for this area! We would definitely recommend.

Kim S

This zoo is a smaller indoor zoo (except for the goats and sheep). My son and I really enjoyed it! So many cool birds, reptiles and other smaller animals. Near the halfway point you can go outside and feed the goats and sheep. So many cute baby goats. The gift shop had some really affordable souvenirs which is unheard of. Overall, this this an affordable and fun family activity that you can do in about 1.5 hours or so.

Kristen Langley

I love this place!! We go every time we come to Pigeon Forge. The prices are great and we love the animals. We always seem to pick the perfect time to go when there is almost nobody else there so we can take our time looking at the animals. The monkeys are always active and playful. There are always babies every time we go. This last time there was a bunch of iguana babies which was really cool. I highly recommend this place and I will always come back whenever I'm in the area.

Manny Vargas

Lots of exotic animals to see. Very beautiful place. Highly recommend.

Jessica Flores

My daughter and I had a great time looking at all the animals here. It's small enough that she didn't get bored but has enough variety to still be interesting.

Ambria Harris

My family and I loved this zoo! It has a great variety of rainforest animals.

Matthew Aldrovandi

Be prepared when you walk in. It is like walking into a room with 45,000 litter boxes that haven't been changed. Ever. Animals are nice to look at and mostly healthy; did see what looked like an actively dying chinchilla. Cages do not get changed regularly. Sheep, goats, etc outside are cool. Did I mention it really stinks at this place?

Angel Rojo

Able to get close to the animals but still safe.

tom putvin

Great place to learn about some unique animals. A little bit on the expensive side make sure you have a coupon to make it worth the price

Mark Chaney

This is just a great place for young and old. Lots of interesting animals to see. This area is kept up well

Kristina MacIntosh

We took our 18 month old and he loved being able to run around looking at the animals. I would highly reccomend!

Zackariah Murphy

I really love going here. It's definitely a must do every single time we go to town. A lot of different animals. I never get to see any of their shows because I never know when they begin and by the end everyone I'm with is hungry lol. I like feeding the goats and sheep. But be careful. One goat grabbed the whole bag from my wife and all the goats ran over and we looked down and one of them ate the bag. So now we know to keep distance with the brown bag.

Chels c

We loved it! They have a variety of animals (happy and well cared for), fairly priced gift shop, friendly staff. Took about an hour and a half to go through indoor and out (with 2 kids) would absolutely recommend

Floyd Pepper

Got a Groupon and it was well worth it. Kids had fun. Won't take long to go through. Maybe 30-45 minutes.

Кролик

I really really loved all the animals esp the snakes and frogs/toads! I bought a stuffed cockatiel and I love her. I definitely reccomend!

Shelly Noble

Loved this place! Lots of animals. My little one loved feeding the goats! The gift shop is very reasonably priced especially for this area! We would definitely recommend.

Lovemonkey

Had so much fun here with my family. Loads of animals to see and learn about.

LeeAnn Griffin-Skaggs

Had fun feeding the animals and learning about the animals we we're seeing nd looking at.

Alison Hayes

The animals all look well cared for and are active and funny! Not crowded and you feel like you can really take your time looking at the animals. If you go early like around 9:30, you can see them prepare the animal's food and feed them. Very cool!

brittany Albano

Great for young ones, animals were cool exspecially the bird and the kids get to feed some animals like goats and others in the back and see beautiful huge turtles

Crystal Graves

Took my niece for her birthday very kid friendly! They loved it! We laughed so hard when the goats stole our bag of food. They were nice enough to replace it! Would definitely recommend it and will be back!

Robin Zielinski

Very nice self paced Zoo! Recommend for any age. Learning experience and enjoyed feeding the goats & sheep in the outside area.

Kim S

This zoo is a smaller indoor zoo (except for the goats and sheep). My son and I really enjoyed it! So many cool birds, reptiles and other smaller animals. Near the halfway point you can go outside and feed the goats and sheep. So many cute baby goats. The gift shop had some really affordable souvenirs which is unheard of. Overall, this this an affordable and fun family activity that you can do in about 1.5 hours or so.

Laurie Howell

We had a fantastic time here. Great variety. Nice and clean.

Trinity Haynes

I had a nice relaxed experience. It was a rainy day but cleared up while we were outside seeing the goats, sheep, emus, tortoises, and chickens. Everything else was inside. I would recommend that you check it out if you are looking for something not too expensive and layed back for a few hours.

Dena Thompson

Like most reviews yes it does have a smell as soon as you walk in but it wasn't too bad (expected being a inside zoo) this place was worth every penny to see my children 3 and 6 year olds faces. Not to mention you may get lucky and get to have a little interaction with a inside animal. A keeper walked up with a small snake and asked my kids if they wanted to put it on their shoulders to take a picture... they said ohhhhh nooooo... lol he said well way don't mommy do it to show them its ok... ohhhh my gooossshhh WHAT!!! Lol I did though and guess what. I 3 year old son did it after me and it was a memory I will always keep near and dear to me.

Katie Decker

This place was awesome! We took our 2 and 4 year old and they loved seeing all of the different animals and feeding the goats and sheep. The staff was super friendly and everything was reasonably priced. We didn't totally know what to expect, we thought it would be more like an outdoor zoo, but most of the animals are indoors. Would highly recommend stopping in if you've got littles ones or just want to see some fun animals.

Angela Moon

They put several animals in enclosures and all of the animals are in enclosures that are too small for them. I didn't see any animals that looked happy or even content. This place has no business keeping animals when they don't give them the proper amount of space. The animals are given minimal space to maximize profit. It's honestly upsetting to see them unhappy in something that isn't large enough for them. I won't be returning.

Kandise Nance

This is an interesting experience. The animals are active. There is a petting zoo area outside. I've been to many petting zoo and the goats here were the gentlest to feed. The sheep however were not. Inside did have a very strong smell but you can't have an indoor zoo without the smell of animals. The gift area has big and had a large variety of items.

JONATHON PEYTON

Very cool place! Definitely worth the little it costs to go. I highly recommend for a little family fun or a couples date. Not a really big place, but cool zoo none the least! Go check it out! You can even feed the goats out back

Scott Jones

Good for what it is.. take your time looking though because it's over before you know it.

Bryan Myers

Good place to see and learn a lot about reptiles and marmosets. Very friendly staff and the only down fall is when your done you just keep hoping for more.

Al Person

Its Cece's Pizza. Nothing too spectacular. The only thing different about this one, in comparison to the ones I've been to in North Carolina, is that the layout is different. Not the traditional plain open area. This one has a small area tucked off in the back. It would sit well with couples or individuals without children.

Jerry Corn

A great place to visit and to learn about rainforest animals and reptiles

Ruth Chambers

The price is fare yes, but it's a small "zoo" It consist of mainly snakes, monkeys, lizards and birds. A petting zoo and gift shop. If you have small children then this place is ideal: nobhard waking because it all indoor and easy for them to see everything. Every animal had a nice size exhibit and you can spend as much time as you want there. We were there for over and hour.

William Brewer

Great place for the kids. They loved getting up close with the goats out back. The exhibit was beautiful and the staff was very nice!

Wesley Breeden

Very clean exhibits all the animals were easy to see and pretty active at 2:00pm when we went. Staff was very nice. Took us about a hr to go through but we did kinda walk fast. Good place to take the kids!!!

Susan Kilgore

Great family fun. We all greatly enjoyed it.

Tina Evans

Really fun. Small but well cared for. Staff was great and friendly.

Lindsey Stewart

My family stopped by this awesome place on the way back home to Indianapolis and it was great! Lots of different animals and the best part was going outside to where you could feed the goats and see all them run towards you! The price was very reasonable. Highly recommend.

M Davis

Pretty cool place.. clean.. almost everything is inside... so you stay nice and cool..

MARY WALTON

When I saw the website I was like oh my goodness this looks so cool because there were pictures where you could play and touch the animals. However when I came all of the animals were locked up behind glass. So basically I paid $30 for me and friend to see like 10 animals all behind class for maybe like 20-30 minutes. Definitely want my money back and website makes it look way more fun than it actually is. Please save your money.

Kristen Langley

I love this place!! We go every time we come to Pigeon Forge. The prices are great and we love the animals. We always seem to pick the perfect time to go when there is almost nobody else there so we can take our time looking at the animals. The monkeys are always active and playful. There are always babies every time we go. This last time there was a bunch of iguana babies which was really cool. I highly recommend this place and I will always come back whenever I'm in the area.

Adrienne

It was great! Loved feeding the goats!

noel Medina

A lot of cool animals to see. you can feed the goats and the alpacas. Plus its mostly indoors..

Brandie Blake

Very fun, great prices and nice to do on a rainy day. Lots of neat animals we had never even heard of. The only downfall was there are no behind-the-scene tours or you're able to play with the animals however thank you have several goats including a few babies that you are able to feed. You can buy a $3 bag of feed when you purchase your ticket. Also look on their website there was a $2 off per person coupon

Christina Herzog

My kids really enjoyed this place. It's not very big but there are lots of animals to see, a petting zoo, and the show was good too. My son with autism even enjoyed it. It was calm and not too busy.

Elise DeMoss

The place was clean, animals looked well cared for. However, the smell of urine was breathtaking- not in a good way. They need to add a ventilation system of some kind. I have been to countless zoo's, animal rescues, animal adventures and the smell was nothing I've ever smelled. If you love animals, you will like this place. It's different and cute!

Stephen Bass

Place it actually pretty big. Ton of animals I've never even seen at the normal Zoo. COOL!!!

Catherine Gundelfinger

My biggest concern is many of the animals are in small enclosures and can barely move around. It was heart breaking to see. Some of the animals weren't even in the habitat that was listed on their plaque. It was nice seeing some different and unique animals, but I was not the happiest when it came to their living conditions.

Business Hours of RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo in Tennessee

SUNDAY
9AM–5PM
MONDAY
(COLUMBUS DAY) 9AM–5PM HOURS MIGHT DIFFER
TUESDAY
9AM–5PM
WEDNESDAY
9AM–5PM
THURSDAY
9AM–5PM
FRIDAY
9AM–5PM
SATURDAY
9AM–5PM

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