Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Chehaw Park and Zoo - Albany, Georgia

Description: Albany, Georgia is home to a beautiful park with a zoo located inside. In addition to the zoo, Chehaw Park has a campground, a disk golf course, a BMX bike track, an amazing playground, and a 20 minute train ride.  The zoo within the park is home to over 80 different species of animals including kangaroos, rhinoceros, emus, alligators, a cheetah, and more. There are tall trees that provide plenty of shade throughout the park and zoo. A visit to this zoo will be enjoyable any time of year.

Location: 105 Chehaw Park Road in Albany, Georgia.  Albany is located in southwestern Georgia about 200 miles south of Atlanta.

Cost: Tickets to the park cost $3.00 for adults and $2 for children age 4-12.
Tickets to the Zoo are an additional $7.85 for adults and $5.10 for children ages 4-12.
(These zoo rates are slightly lower than usual, because parts of the zoo are under construction and are not accessible.)  
Military members and seniors get in for a child's rate.
There is also a 20 minute train ride that costs $3 a ticket for anyone over the age of 1.
Camping costs $15 per night for tent sites and $28 per night for RV hookups.

Operating Seasons and Hours: The park is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Sunday.  The zoo is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Sunday.

Official Website: http://chehaw.org/

Date of Visit: Saturday, March 5, 2016

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