Paul Bunyan's Animal Land3857 Animal Land Drive SE
US Highway 2 East
Bemidji, MN 56601
Minnesota's largest wildlife park/petting zoo featuring over 100 animals representing every continent on earth. Some of the animals who make their homes at Animal Land include: lions, tigers, bears, camels, kangaroo, monkeys, lemurs, 3 varieties of deer, cougars, bobcats, leopards, servals, raccoons, and dozens of other animals. Learning centers and gift shops available.
Hours & Dates
Memorial Day - Labor Day (May 25 - September 7)
- Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
$7.95/adult, $6.95/child (3-12) Children 2 and under are free.
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Based on 71 reviews
What a sad excuse for a "small zoo" these animals are so poorly taken care of. They live on concrete. ZERO animal enrichment.. they give them dog food for snacks out of vending machines customers...
— Samantha L, July 15, 2022
Animals in very small confined spaces, extremely sad. The bears are over fed and overweight, and in a very small space, same for the lions. One deer had its intestines coming out of its anus.
— 841karb, November 21, 2021
This is a small zoo but fun to be close to the deer and feed them. Good for families. Plan on about an hour or so. A bit overpriced for what it is but it is a nice family run business.
— L8835EEstephanieh, June 22, 2021
This place is a family tradition. So much work and effort has been put into maintenance and quality. The animals are all so tame and yes well fed. You can obviously see they’re cared for. The fact of...
— Terajae, June 16, 2021
the bear was in a confined concrete space with no shade, most animals there had small spaces, only the deer seemed to have open spaces. very disappointed.
— irislucille, April 12, 2021