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Swetsville Zoo

4801 E Harmony Rd., exit 265 off I-25, Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-484-9509
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Ranked #5 of 40 Attractions in Fort Collins
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Farms, Zoos & Aquariums
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

was killing time so we decided to visit it talk about someone with an imagination to take old parts and make something

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Happened upon this place yesterday, so my husband and I decided to stop and take a tour and boy were we surprised! The man who set this up and did all of these amazing ironwork pieces is so talented and clever. We so enjoyed walking around his property and the best part, it's all free for viewing with a donation... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a quirky but fun sculpture garden made of old mechanical parts. It is creative and low key. Watch you kids though, because it isn't fully paved and there are some prickly parts, like dinosaur teeth. It only takes about 45 minutes.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Easy to find; a local artisan has created a wonderland for young and old. a mystical walk to enjoy being young again.

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Swetsville Zoo is not like any other fun place you've seen! It's just east of I-25, off of Harmony in Ft. Collins, CO. Drive into the driveway and you will see all kinds of iron and metal structures, animals, dinosaurs, cars, flying machines, creatures, chimes, etc. You can walk all around it and by the river that runs next... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A bunch of sculptures made out of car and tractor parts...it's fun...once. Kids love it when they are really young...but it gets repetitive after awhile.

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Riverside
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It is worth a look- just a donation will get you on the property with all kinds of metal scrap objects- lots of dinosaurs. Lots of shade for wandering around but makes the photos dark.

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So Cal
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134 reviews 134 reviews
35 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The "zoo" consists of many metal sculptures, most of which have an element of humor. It's a lot of fun. Free, but donations accepted.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a great time killer on a cloudy afternoon. Not everything was open but the sculptures are awesome. Great photo ops!

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Traveled with friends and children and we really enjoyed seeing all of the metal sculptures - very unique!

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