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Wildlife Safari in Winston keeps park open for visitors

The 600-acre wildlife park near Roseburg is staying open amid other coronavirus closures.

Posted: Mar 18, 2020 11:08 AM
Updated: Mar 18, 2020 11:10 AM

WINSTON, Ore. — Wildlife Safari in Douglas County says it will keep its 600-acre wildlife park open for visitors amid school and business closures prompted by coronavirus.

"We want to encourage the public to look to Wildlife Safari during the closures that have recently been announced, as a place to escape to," said Dan Van Slyke, the park's executive director. "Our unique setting allows for families to remain in their vehicle to enjoy the hour to hour-and-a-half long drive through filled with all kinds of exotic and native animals."


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Wildlife Safari is located in Winston, just south of Roseburg at Exit 119 on I-5. The park says that it will continue to welcome guests during the break from school — and the park's "close-up encounters," Safari Village, and other activities will remain open.

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