Lake Tobias Wildlife Park welcomes groups to a world of animals and an adventurous education. Many schools, recreational clubs, scout troops and businesses have discovered the value of our park as a destination for class trips, club outings and company picnics. May, September and October are ideal months to schedule group trips. We accept groups everyday the park is open and also Thursdays and Fridays in September and October. The hours of operation for groups will vary so please refer to the Group Schedule listed below.
To receive group rates, you must have a minimum of 20 people (ages 3 years and older) AND pre-schedule your trip. Advance reservations are required for groups and must be made at least two weeks prior to the schedule date. For our handicapped and elderly visitors, please note that the park has loose gravel walkways with occassional inclines.
To schedule a group visit to our park, call the park number (717) 362-9126 on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The special group rates per person for 2015 Season are as follow:
(Children under 3 years of age are free for all attractions at the park)
Group Park Admission: $6.00 – all ages 3 years and older
(Includes Zoo Exhibits, Reptiles & Exotics Bldg. and Petting Zoo)
Group Safari Tour: $5.00 – all ages 3 years and older
Group Hours - The park is open to groups during regular days and hours as listed in Park Hours. For your convenience, we open our gates earlier at 9:00 a.m. for groups and we also offer Thursdays and Fridays in September and October from 9:00 a,m, to 2 p.m. For clarification or more information, please call the reservation office at 717-362-9126.
Park Hours - To view our 2015 hours, Click here.
Payment: You must call the park office for information on payment for your group. We encourage the purchase of Pre-Paid passes for many of our groups and ask that you inquire for more iinformation from our park office. All gropus arriving in cars must purchase Pre-Paid passes. Otherwise, you will be charged full rate at the gate along with the general public. Groups arriving in a bus have the option of purchasing Pre-Paid passes or paying on arriveal, after which you will be directed to the bus parking area. For those groups paying on the day of arrival, please assign one person to be responsible for the total payment of the group. We accept cash, company checks, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
Please Note: Children under the age of 13 years are NOT permitted to roam the park grounds without a chaperone of at least 16 years of age. Groups are responsible to have an adequate number of adult chaperones. The Petting Zoo requires an adult to accompany children under 8 years of age.
* If your group will be ordering hot food from our Grille & Grub, we request that you notify us at least 5 days before your visit. Otherwise, we can not guarantee we will be able to accommodate you. To view our complete Kitchen menu, Click here.