OPEN daily 9 am to 4 pm! 

Please bring canned food donations

We don't charge you extra to see all of our animals!

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Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

​469 Old Dahlonega Highway

Dahlonega, Georgia 30533​

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  every day

We are open every day of the week unless we are experiencing heavy rain. 

Please check the weather in our zip code 30533

Admission:     Children  (age 11 and under)  $5

                          Adult  (age 12 and older)        $10

​No hidden or extra fees- regular admission allows you to see all of our animals

We welcome cash, debit and credit cards!   

Parking is free!   Buses are welcome!

​   Come to the zoo in Dahlonega, Georgia 

Apply in person only- do not call or email!
You must be18 years or older

Have your own transportation
Be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.

Available 7 days a week
Able to perform manual labor

Possess good communication skills
Consent to background check and random drug testing

Please print, complete and deliver the application during regular business hours


​Now Hiring Zookeepers!

​​​​​​​Chestatee Wildlife Preserve, Inc. is a 

501 (c) 3 Georgia Non-profit corporation 

licensed USDA / Georgia DNR facility

established in 1992.

CHESTATEE WILDLIFE FACTS


NATIVE AND EXOTIC SPECIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

A FRIENDLY, CLEAN AND SAFE
ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL ANIMALS

WELL FED AND HEALTHY ANIMALS

VOLUNTEERS WHO GIVE ALL OF  ANIMALS THE BEST CARE POSSIBLE!

​​​​​​​Chestatee Wildlife Preserve, Inc. is a 

501 (c) 3 Georgia Non-profit corporation 

licensed USDA / Georgia DNR facility

established in 1992.