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Capron Park Zoo

Address: 201 County Street, Attleboro, MA
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Attleboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Free park playground and picnic areas surrounding the zoo; great for younger children. "Splashpad Playspace" (water playground) located in the zoo during the summer.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Just big enough so the little ones don't get tired of walking. Best for the under 10 crowd. Not very expensive, clean & plenty of parking!

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I live close to this zoo so I visited it often. The zoo is just big enough so the little ones don't get bored! It also has a great playground and plenty of space to have a picnic. One of our favorite times to visit was in the winter on a warmer day when we had finished sledding in the... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was my first visit to Capron park and I enjoyed it. This is a small zoo just great for toddlers. I was shocked at how reasonable the admission was . My husband and I took our 4 year old granddaughter . The place was immaculate the staff was friendly. The Alpacas were a big hit as were the goats... More

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I live a few miles from this zoo and have visited many times! The zoo is small and takes about an hour to walk through. This is a perfect zoo for young children! The zoo even has a small water fountain that kids can play in!!! Admission is next to nothing (under $10). Lions, monkeys, bears, reptiles, lemurs, etc.... This... More

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Living locally, I tend to forget what is around me, but this zoo is really enjoyable and has been around for quite some time. I remember going when I was younger and bringing my niece (who is now in her 20's). Both my boys have gone and love it! Going again this weekend as well. The birthday parties they offer... More

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very affordable, not a huge zoo, but great for the little ones. They have area where the kids can feed goats and alpacas. They have lions, and a leopard.And of course more animals. Indoor area's. one for nocturnal amphibians and rodent type animals. They also have a little splash pad area, so bring a bathing for the kids. Friendly staff.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

While it's a very small zoo, it is clean, well maintained and situated in a beautiful, sprawling park. It was just the right size for a family with small kids (ages 5 and 2), they lasted about 3 hours. Some quick tips: dress your kids in bathing suits for the splash pad and bring towels. Bring quarters to feed the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I debated on whether or not to review this gem for fear of crowding. It is a small zoo with a spray park. The animals are well treated and all the major ones are there. The zoo is located in the middles of beautiful public park and only costs $6 per person to visit!

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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We've been to large zoos all over the world. This may not compete with those, but it is a good local zoo. Our grandkids really enjoyed it and that's all we cared about. You wander around at your own pace, so it can be an all day thing or just a couple of hours. You set the pace. Enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A wonderful place to see animals, enjoy the grounds and have fun under the sprinkelers.I wil take my two and half years old grand-son back soon!!!

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