Plumpton Park Zoo

410-658-6850
1416 Telegraph Rd
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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Customer Reviews (8 reviews)

Gina G.

on Judys Book Jul 28, 2011
I took my granddaughter and we had a wonderful time. She loved the Bear. It made for a wonderful afternoon. (more)

Robert T.

on Judys Book Jan 07, 2011
Good: The Zoo was reopenened in October and it has really been upgraded. The animals look great and you can get very close. It was very clean and safe when I was there. They have a giraffe, bear, tiger, zebra and many... (more)

dawn h.

on Judys Book Sep 12, 2009
very nice little zoo that is rebuilding with some very nice people working to improve it. the 80 something year old owner has found a very animal caring person whos . working on fixing and rebuilding and who truly cares... (more)

Guest G.

on Judys Book Jul 16, 2009
We were there in 2007, and found it very nice, Loved Jimmie the giraffe and the story of how he got to be there. I did not know it was still operational, as the web site appeared to be down for awhile. Will check it out,try to... (more)

Melissa H.

on Judys Book May 26, 2009
I took my daughter to Plumpton Park Zoo on Saturday, taking the word of one mother to the next. Imagine my surprise to find it to be a roadside death trap in a crazy man's backyard. The smell is repulsive! The whole place... (more)

Allyson G.

on Judys Book Aug 06, 2006
Plumpton Park Zoo is a small local zoo in the town of Rising Sun, MD. It is minutes from the PA border and about 10 minutes from the DE border as well so very convenient for a lot of people.Now, this is a small zoo but it is... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jul 29, 2005
It is small, but it's not as hectic as the bigger zoos, so it's nice. Some of the animals have feed machines for a quarter, and you used to... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jun 13, 2005
This small Mom and Pop zoo is nestled off the main roads hidden by the trees. This zoo has enough to keep children interested for about an ... (more)

Recent Comments


My family has stepped in to rescue this treasure of Rising Sun. The zoo was 24yrs old and in... (more)
Cheryl at PPZ, Mar 07, 2011

Great family destination. (more)
Nick, Mar 07, 2011

Great family zoo just needs some tlc from the community! (more)
Annie, Mar 07, 2011

It's a great zoo with a wonderful atmosphere (more)
Jim, Mar 07, 2011

Saving animals. Good example of ordinary people making a big difference & they need... (more)
Denise, Mar 08, 2011

I went there as a kid, and have enjoyed taking my four children who range in age from 22yrs to... (more)
Julie, Mar 30, 2011

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