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!



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

501 (c) 3 Georgia Non-profit corporation 

licensed USDA / Georgia DNR facility

established in 1992.

We are currently taking applications for full and part-time zookeepers. 

All applicants must:
Apply in person
Be 18 years or older

Have your own transportation
Be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.
Like manual labor and not mind the weather hot or cold
Consent to background check and random drug testing

No excessive piercing, tattoos or unusually colored hair.

 Employment Application            click here            

Over 10 acres of new pathways  25 acres in all!    Walk at your own pace!

Open  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily

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

Please check the weather in our zip code 30533

​   Come to the zoo in Dahlonega, Georgia 

Now Hiring Zookeepers!

Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

​469 Old Dahlonega Highway

Dahlonega, Georgia 30533