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The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, which is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, was founded in 1984 by Tom Mantzel. The Texas attraction is home to over 1,000 animals covering 1,700-acres.
Fossil Rim coupons and discounts help save guests money on admission costs. Discounted tickets are available Tuesday through Thursday. Discounts are also available for AAA members, military personnel, seniors, and pass-holders.
|Offered by||Fossil Rim|
|Location||2299 County Road 2008, Glen Rose, Texas, 76043|
|Features||Animal exhibits, guided tours, scenic drive, gift shop, cafe|
|Types of coupons||Mid-week discounts, annual pass deals|
|AAA discount?||10% off admission on the scenic drive|
|AARP discount?||No, but seniors aged 62 and older save $5 on admission during the off-season and $3 on peak weekends and $4 off on peak weekdays|
|Military discount?||25% off admission for military personnel and their dependents under age 12|
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About the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is home to such exotic animals as oryx, equids, bongo, waterbucks, antelope, bison, giraffe, and deer. Fossil Rim is open year round, closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Christmas Eve Day. Spring and Summer operating hours (March 9 through September 30) are 8:30 a.m. to 5:29 p.m. Fall hours (October 1 through October 31) are 8:30 a.m. to 4:29 p.m. Winter hours (November 1 through March 14) are 8:30 a.m. to 3:29 p.m.
Admission prices vary depending on the season. Peak season prices run from March through October. Adults ages 12-61 pay $20.95 during the week and $23.95 on the weekends. Children ages 3-11 pay $14.95 during the week and $17.95 on the weekends. Seniors age 62 and over pay $17.95 during the week and $20.95 on weekends. Off-season prices run from November through February and cost the same on weekdays and weekends. Adults pay $17.95, children pay $11.95, and seniors pay $14.95. Children under the age of three are admitted free.
Fossil Rim Coupons and Free Offers
- The Discounts section on the official Fossil Rim website provides information on discounts and deals available throughout the year.
- Members of the Texas State Aquarium, the Caldwell Zoo, and the Dallas Zoo receive 50 percent off admission.
- Members of Channel 13 receive buy one, get one free admission deals.
- Fossil Rim operates both a Twitter feed and Facebook page, providing fans and followers with news on the attraction as well as promotional deals and discounts.
- An annual Fossil Rim membership is available for one upfront fee and includes free admission privileges for a year. Additional perks include 10 percent off animal feed, educational programs, and purchases made at the on-site cafe and store, 15 percent off tickets for guests, and savings at the Caldwell Zoo, Dallas Zoo, and Texas State Aquarium.
- Group discounts are available for guests visiting with 10 or more people when reservations are made at least three days in advance.
- Mid-week discounts are available Tuesday through Thursday and cost $17.95 for adults, $11.95 for children, and $14.95 for seniors.
Visiting Fossil Rim