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.  We accept groups everyday the park is open and also Thursdays and Fridays in September and October. May, September and October are ideal months to schedule your group’s visit!

To receive group rates, you must have a minimum of 20 people (ages 3 years and older) AND pre-schedule your trip. In order to receive the group rate, advance reservations are required for groups and must be made at least two weeks prior to the schedule date.

To schedule a group visit to our park, please call the Park Office at (717) 362-9126 or (717) 362-6931 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family Reunion information can be found on our Reservations Page.

The  group rates per person for 2018 Season are as follow:
(Children 2 years and younger are free for all attractions at the park)


Group Park Admission: $7.00 – all ages 3 years and older
(Includes Zoo Exhibits, Reptiles & Exotics Building and Petting Zoo)

Group Safari Tour: $5.00 – all ages 3 years and older (MUST ALSO PAY PARK ADMISSION)

Group Hours – The park is open to groups during regular days and hours as listed in Park Hours.  For your convenience during the month of May, we open our gates earlier at 9:00 A.M. for pre-scheduled groups. We also offer group visits on Thursdays and Fridays in September and October from 9:00 A.M. to 2 P.M.  To schedule your group or for more information please call the reservation office at 717-362-9126 or 717-362-6931.

Park Hours – To view our 2018 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 request more information from our park office.  All groups 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 will pay upon arrival.  We ask that you assign one person to be responsible for the total payment of the group. We accept cash, company checks, Visa, MasterCard, and  Discover. Personal checks and American Express are not accepted.

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.

For our handicapped and elderly visitors, please note that the park has loose gravel walkways with occasional inclines.