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Address: 1230 Water St., Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (705) 745-6866
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Description: 55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play...
55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
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Great Place for day trip.

Great Place for day trip. Don't forget to ride the train. Family day trip. Just good fun. We travel from Trenton Ontario at least once a year. Fun for the Family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
PVanlingen
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Trenton, Canada
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Trenton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great Place for day trip. Don't forget to ride the train. Family day trip. Just good fun. We travel from Trenton Ontario at least once a year. Fun for the Family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My daughter loved seeing the animals and we will most likely go back when she is older and can understand more

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A very well maintained zoo that is just perfect for young children. Not too large but still lots to see! Can't beat free admission! The little train ride is cheaply priced and fully accessible to hook wheelchairs in! Don't see that often! Nice splash pad and reasonably priced food (or outside food is allowed!)

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

As college students, the zoo is a grrat place to get away. Its free, the zoo isint very big, but it is a lot of fun. There is a big park with lots of area to let loose and have fun. The big attraction is the giant slide. Thats alot of fun (especially with something to make you go faater!)

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Peterborough, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

we love to picnic at the zoo in the summer but recently I popped in to visit the otters on a day I was in need of a pick me up. They were playful and came right up to the outdoor glass and rubbed against the glass and I felt like we were bonding. They cheered me up and the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been bring my kids here for 14 years. Is you teacher asking you too medicate little Johnny or Jenny, because they won't sit still for 7 hours at a time. Your kids probably has had no exercise! Bring them here, They have a 75 foot slide with probably 200 steps to walk back up. (If that don't tire out... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great little zoo that is very well maintained. You can spend hours in the huge playground. The splash pad is a big hit with the kids. There is not a great variety of animals compared to large zoos, but it is impressive, especially considering there is no entry fee. The otter viewing area is fun. There is... More 

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Peterborough
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this little zoo - especially in the summertime - with the different playgrounds for children of all ages & a fantastic splash pat. Also - the little trainride is just fantastic - for such a small fee. Parking is free and there is a BBQ area in the park & frisbee play area.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

what a terrific park to take children and grandchildren. Wonderful Splash pad, picnic facilities, kids and adults love it. A great experience in Peterborough, Ontario..............and its FREE not too many places are free these days.

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Peterborough, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The riverview park and zoo has always been a family favorite. Even when our daughter came home from university, she wanted to visit. There is a splash pad, slides, a train ride (seasonal), the animals of course, and even a Frisbee golf course, and all of it is free. Ok the train costs a $2, I think. Well with a... More 

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