Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Glen Rose, TX
Located 4.88 miles from Oakdale Park
See 50 Different Species of Exotic Animals in a 1,700 Acre, Natural Setting
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is one of the world's foremost animal conservation facilities, but it also provides an opportunity to let visitors experience a taste of Africa. Covering 1,700 acres, Fossil Rim is home to more than 1,000 animals, representing approximately 50 different species. Visitors have the opportunity to take a drive-thru tour of the facility and have an opportunity to get an up close and personal look at animals normally only seen from a great distance. In addition to drive-thru tours, Fossil Rim also offers behind the scenes tours, educational opportunities and unique overnight stays. Fossil Rim's primary objective is to help preserve endangered species. The 1st facility of its kind to be accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, Fossil Rim is working diligently to save a number of endangered animal including the: Attwater Prairie Chicken, Black Rhinoceros, Cheetah, Red Wolf and White Rhinoceros.