“It is made up of 1,700 acres where 1,100 animals roam freely in large pastures, in near natural conditions. The animals are managed this way so that they can behave, socialize, and reproduce, much as they would if in the wild. Many of the species you will see represent extinct in the wild, endangered or dwindling populations that require cooperative efforts to ensure their survival.”
The drive is 9.5 miles long and takes an average of 3 hours to complete.
Fossil Rim is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.