23rd Jun, 2012

Exotic Resort Zoo Half Hour West of Fredericksburg TX Real Estate

Who would imagine an exotic animal refuge between real estate in Fredericksburg Texas and Austin?  When families new to Fredericksburg TX homes find out about The Exotic Resort Zoo on Highway 281 north of Johnson City, it isn’t long until they take their young ones over to the Zoo to experience baby deer, llama, elk, and kangaroo.

Texas Hill Country Real EstateIn fact, Texas Hill Country real estate is home to a number of exotic animal ranches.  Some are Texas hunting ranches, others Hill Country preserves.  Open to the public seven days a week, the Exotic Resort Zoo a lot of people to experience the animals in a healthy atmosphere.

Located four miles north of Johnson City, the Exotic Resort Zoo is a unique preserve that houses many endangered species.  Exotic Resort Zoo is home to more than 500 animals, including 80 different species.  Most of them are roaming free.

While the endangered animals are living and reproducing in protected areas, zookeepers encourage positive interactions with visitors.  All ages have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities.  The animals appear to love the visitors and do not mind photographers capturing their affectionate nature on film.

Texas land for saleUtilizing for trams, professional guides offer tours through the natural environment of the wild animals.  Throughout the tours they share interesting information about the background of each animal, its habits and its lifespan.  Visitors help feed the animals.  Zookeepers pass out special treats for the just to feed to the wild animals.

The Exotic Resort Zoo is located at 235 Zoo Trail, Johnson City, TX 78636 on Highway 281.  It is open seven days a week from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM with the last tour going out at 5:00 PM.   Admission:  Adults $12.95, Senior Citizens $11.95, and Children ages 2-12 $10.95.  School rates and birthday party rates are also available.  The cost of feed is additional.  The facility also includes five cabins available for rent.

Other interesting stops near the Exotic Resort Zooinclude the outstanding displays at the LBJ National Historical Park with Texas White House and boyhood home; Pedernales Falls State Park for camping and picnicking, hiking and swimming, mountain biking and horseback riding; Miller Creek Lavender Farm; and Texas Hills Vineyard.

Come visit and invest in Texas Hill Country.   For more information, please call Dale E. Cook, MBA and owner of SAGE – Premium Texas Real Estate in Fredericksburg at (830) 992-0056.

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