go to fort wilderness to see animals?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Jessalyn, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. Jessalyn

    Jessalyn Earning My Ears

    Dec 21, 2004
    Can you go to Fort Wilderness just to see animals? I want to see animals somewhere and I am already going to AK and AKL. Is it worth the trip to walk around?
  2. clkelley

    clkelley <font color=purple>I squealed really loud!!<br><fo

    Mar 26, 2001
    Although not quite as frequent as Animal Kingdom Lodge, there is a large amount of wildlife and tamelife at Ft. Wilderness.

    There is a petting zoo, a horse stable where they keep the horses that work in the Magic Kingdom. You can also schedule trail rides on the horses.

    Many Peacocks, Rabbits, Squirrels, Armadillos, and lots of birds wander Ft. Wilderness frequently.

    Also, every time I have walked the trail between Ft. Wilderness and Wilderness Lodge I have seen a deer or two just standing there.

    Also, Ft. Wilderness is home to Trails End Buffet. The best value buffet on Disney property.

  3. spiceycat

    spiceycat dvc-blt

    Oct 26, 2000
    do you like nature?

    if yes - then FW is worth it - at least to me

    If no - don't waste your time.
  4. diswedwish

    diswedwish DIS Veteran

    Dec 14, 2002
    Seeing the draft horses was one of the highlights of our last trip for DH :rolleyes: Not that I didn't enjoy watching them too, but after the 3rd trip over to FW and 20 min. later.... lol! I liked watching the ponies that pull Cinderella's carriage for weddings. We couldn't rationalize the $2500 for that for our wedding, but it was fun to watch them for free;) So, yes, we thought it was worth it to walk around FW. HTH:)

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