Cherokee Trace Wild Animal Park
Located near Jacksonville, TX

Open 361 Days a Year!

For more information about our wild animal park take a look around this web site or call (903) 683-3322. To avoid any inconvenience, please give us a call before you come to ensure factors, such as weather, are not affecting our hours.  We look forward to your visit!

No Pets Allowed

Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari located in Jacksonville, TX
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Connecting with Nature

Nestled in the lush piney woods of East Texas, 12 miles East of Jacksonville, TX. Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari is a wildlife park that is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. See over two dozen exotic and endangered species that thrive in an open habitat similar to their native territory. At your own pace, enjoy a self-guided drive through the hills and open savannahs of this 300-acre preserve.

From the comfort of your own vehicle, you can observe and photograph these beautiful creatures. This natural environment has miles of roads that take you into a whole different world. Spot a Watusi (African longhorn cow) mother and calf grazing near a spring-fed pond. Watch the Blackbuck (Indian antelope) stodding across an open field.

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Hours & Pricing

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Drive through the park at your own pace, enjoy your lunch and access to the park for the entire day.

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