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Maggie Valley, North Carolina


The Soco Gardens Zoo is conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Maggie Valley, North Carolina.



With covered walkways, Soco Gardens Zoo is open rain or shine! Hours are 10am to 5pm during May, September and October, and from 9am until 6:30pm during June, July and August. Admission is $4.75 for adults, $3.00 for children 5 to 12. Wheelchair access, unique gift shop, group discounts, venomous and non-venomous snake shows, guided tours.


The Experience

Feed the animals in the petting area. Take a tour through this unique zoo as your guide introduces you to all the animals. Meet Tripod the three legged alligator, Strider the jaguar, and Magic the black leopard plus many others. Your guide will interact with monkeys, bears, and lemurs. Visit one of the cleanest, best-kept, and entertaining zoos in the southeast!