More infoEmail usGet infoGet Info

We are closed for the season...

but do offer Saturday morning animal cuddling sessions & we are booking spring field trips

More info

We are booking spring field trips

...for schools and organizations. Let us help you plan a wonderful visit.

Email us

We can bring a petting zoo to you!

...and/or educational programs too

Get info

10 acres of hands-on animal interactions

Both farm animals and exotic animals!

Interested in our Jr. Zookeeper Summer Camp?

Camps are one week long and we'll be offering three camps.

Get Info

Welcome To Our Zoo

Safari Junction, Home of Valley Exotic Zoo, is a family owned and operated attraction that offers fun, hands-on animal experiences to children and adults. During a visit, you will interact with both farm animals and exotic animals of all kinds. At our zoo, located on a beautiful 10 acres just south of Eaton, Ohio, you will get an experience unlike any other animal park.


We want you to be as comfortable with our animals as we are.


We have 20+ years of experience working with and teaching about animals.


We can bring a petting zoo and/or our great hands-on educational programs to your event.


Plan a visit to learn about and interact with animals of all kinds. Fun Guaranteed!

We are more than a zoo...

Of course you can visit us at Safari Junction but we can offer much more. We can bring the zoo to you via our hands-on petting zoo and educational programs. We schedule large group field trips and parties here at the zoo. There's a summer camp, intern opportunities and much more.

Things to Know...


We have a picnic area that can seat up to 40 people. Bring your lunch or snacks!


Our hours vary per month/season. Please see the full list of hours below.


We offer plenty of on-site parking! Our large lot is to the left as you pull in the park.

Souvenir Shop

We have lots of Safari Junction items, stuffed animals and other souvenirs for sale in on-site shop.


During season, we are open rain or shine – except in the chase of thunderstorms or other extreme weather.


Visit us soon for your own close encounters of the animal kind.

Our Experienced Guides

Aliquam erat volutpat. Quisque posuere elit ut efficitur hendrerit. Vestibulum aliquet enim ac eros mattis facilisis. Donec ultrices, diam sed efficitur semper, diam lectus malesuada nisl, eget congue nisl ligula non purus.

There are not found our team members

Our Satisfied Customers

Latest News