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Zoo Boise

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Address: 355 North Julia Davis Drive, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: +1 208 384 4125
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Small, but nice

This zoo is not real big nor is there a big variety to see, but it is maintained well and is fun to see. They do a good job for the size of it. I am always impressed with how... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not HUGE, but it is a good afternoon activity for families. There are fun facts posted throughout and neat things to see.

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27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought for a zoo in a city like Boise it was actually nice. I think people would be surprised what they find there.

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Thank David R
ashton
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is not real big nor is there a big variety to see, but it is maintained well and is fun to see. They do a good job for the size of it. I am always impressed with how clean it is.

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Thank sherdaveAshton
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's by no means an extensive zoo, but for a small town it's ok. The animals look cramped and there's not much of a variety, but kids enjoy walking around. My favorite exhibit are the butterflies.

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Thank Donna S
Hermiston
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took four of my grandchildren to the zoo and we all had a great time. They especially liked feeding the giraffes and the butterfly exhibit.

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Thank Vickie F
Nampa, Idaho
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were more animals than you would think. Plan on spending most of the day here. The kids favorites : monkeys, penguins, snakes.

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Thank Tina S
Grapevine,
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

It is a small but fun zoo. very doable in an afternoon or morning. They had a lot of animals to see and a small child could enjoy. Located just outside the zoo is a beautiful park. Pack a lunch and enjoy the day.

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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Really fun to see, great place to take the kids. Indoor and outdoor exhibits along with face painting activities and slides for the smaller kids to play on.

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Thank Donna C
boise, United States
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Located in a downtown Boise park the zoo is limited to the amount of space and animals but they have done a great job in utilizing the space and creating interactive experiences. Our family elected to buy the family pass which allows 2 adults and up to 5 children for less than 100 dollars and is good for 1 year.... More 

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Thank Owen Y
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Good size zoo. Well maintained. Not an all day event we probably made it through the whole thing in a couple of hours maybe even less im not sure all i k ow it was cold!! We went during thanksgiving break so there was hardly anyone there.

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