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Folsom City Zoo

Address: 403 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630
Phone Number: (916) 351-3527
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Ranked #3 of 32 things to do in Folsom
Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Menlo Park, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

All the animals have been rescued, you can see a wide variety from monkeys, to bears, skunks, lions, and many more. Beautiful peacocks roam around with tail feathers fanned. Great place to take children. Afterwards just outside is a train to ride. The conductor will take your photo, and adjust your digital camera to the correct settings (bonus for those... More 

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Folsom, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If you're not aware, the Folsom Zoo is a bit different than most zoos. All of the animals at the zoo were rescued, not captured or bought. This means you'll see a different assortment of animals than a regular zoo, and it's part of the beauty of the place. Each animal has a plaque explaining how and why it came... More 

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Folsom, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a sweet little local zoo - just a few dollars to get in and it's very nice. Go here about twice a year.

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Sacramento CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What a lovely hour or so we spent at the Folsom animal sanctuary with our grandchildren. This is not a large zoo, so don't go there expecting that. It is a home where injured and suffering animals have been taken in and are nursed back to health in a safe environment. There are quite a few animals and yet they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This zoo has been around since I was a kid and it's the best little zoo. If you don't won't to drive out of town or want to walk for hours go to this one. It has a great variety of animals to keep your interest in half the time. Take your kids or grandkids on the train ride. It's... More 

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Wheatland, California
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175 reviews 175 reviews
49 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and were kind of disappointed because a lot of the animals were sleeping. But we were able to see quite a few while walking around. I enjoyed seeing the peacocks roaming around the zoo. They were gorgeous! My favorite part was the bears. A couple were sleeping, but close to the front of the... More 

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Folsom, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This zoo is larger than you would think. Take the time to read each animals story because that is the reason this zoo is special and amazing. Every time I go, I continue to be amazed and am so proud to show it off to visitors.

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Folsom, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When visiting Folsom it's a nice place if you just want to spend part of your day at a zoo. Not too big. They have done a lot of remodeling. The gift shop is small but, nice and there's even a snack bar and park for the kid's.

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california
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This animal rescue aka zoo is a good value. Much more so than the Sacramento Zoo. More animal variety, picnic tables nearby, and a kid size train! In the hotter months, go early so you wont catch the animals napping. Fee is $5 or $6 for adults; children $1 less. Very family affordable.

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Sacramento, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This little gem is tucked away in Folsom, and a surprising number of locals don't even know it is there. The zoo grounds are a little more than 4 acres, and all the animals are rescued. Many people may think that animals belong in the wild, not in zoos, but that would not have been an option for these critters.... More 

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