An African Adventure awaits you. Welcome to Wild Africa, located at Binder Park Zoo just outside of Battle Creek. Come see 433 acres of forests, wetlands and animals.
Photo courtesy of Binder Park Zoo
Getaway to Binder Park Zoo/Battle Creek, Michigan
Want to experience an African safari right here in Michigan? Or does your sense of adventure lean more towards trying a new citrus summer craft beer? Satisfy your wild side by experiencing Battle Creek. Get lost in Wild Africa at Binder Park Zoo, an African savannah with spectacular views of wild animals from elevated boardwalks. Get nose-to-nose with one of the largest giraffe herds in the country and hand feed a giraffe. Summer is a great time to discover Battle Creek’s 35 parks and lively downtown entertainment. Museums, breweries, wineries, golf and professional sports teams offer visitors opportunities to indulge their pleasures on a summer day. The nearby cities of Marshall and Albion also offer charming downtowns with unique shopping and events for the summer traveler. Battle Creek--where the best of summer is served up by the bowlful.
It's a great day at Binder Park Zoo. Visit Africa without leaving the country! In Wild Africa you can hand feed a giraffe, while experiencing panoramic views of an 18-acre African Savanna featuring impala, zebra, ostrich and waterbuck just to name a few. Visit the American black bear exhibit and then stop by to see lemurs, Mexican wolves, kangaroos, wallabies and Raj, the Zoo's snow leopard.
Play outside at one of our more than 17 parks and recreation areas. Bike, run, walk or blade the 25-mile Linear Park Pathway. Mountain Bike at Fort Custer Park and splash, splash, splash at Full Blast our indoor/outdoor water park.
We like to entertain in Calhoun County and have something for everyone. Check out our events calendar.
Battle Creek/Calhoun County is three unique communities offering activities and attractions to keep you moving all day, all week and all year-round.
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