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Zoo Boise

Address: 355 North Julia Davis Drive, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: +1 208 384 4125
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Ranked #6 of 45 Activities in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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158 reviews 158 reviews
96 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

You are wrong. I know though . .Boise=Zoo . .its true! It is small . . .but dang, they put on a good show for the price. The kids will love it. You can do it in under two hours if you don't eat. Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Ohhhhh, and giraffes too!

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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Visited Zoo Boise during my first trip to Idaho and the Boise area. Hubby and I spent a cold day in the snow wondering the zoo and it was fun and refreshing. The zoo is well laid out with wonderful indoor and outdoor exhibits. Great animals on display with some unique species.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Boise Zoo has undergone a tremendous transformation over the past several years. If you have not been to the Boise Zoo for awhile, treat yourself to a visit. If you live in Boise and have little ones, or grandchildren, you can't beat the family pass. The Zoo provides fun events throughout the year - which are covered with the... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Nice enclosures. Friendly staff. They do a lot for conservation and the environment. They have great educational information on the animals.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Zoo Boise is well run, clean, friendly and provides a great place for discovery, learning and relaxing. For visiting friends and family, it can't be beat. If you're a business looking for a cool venue for your next client appreciation event, chat up the folks at Zoo Boise. They can help you arrange just the ticket!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lots of fun to be had here. Well laid out and easy to get around, great if you have someone who has difficulty with mobility. Make sure you feed the Giraffes!

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Singapore, Singapore
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110 reviews 110 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I decdided to go to the Boise Zoo and to take some photos. Since it was clody and overcast on a working day there where only a handful amount of visitors so practically had the whole place to myself. A few of the exhibits were about and I noticed they were well fed and the conditions were very good. Small... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Best Zoo I've been to in a long time. the zoo could use some upgrading. The animals are taking care. Clean cages and path ways. I had a great time with my grand kids there.

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Adirondacks, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Couldn't get my two boys ages, 2-3 out of the gopher hole exhibit!! They were fascinated with the sloth bear. It was perfect for us that some playground equipment was intergrated throughout. Nice park, great value. thanks.

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Boise, Idaho
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Excellent Zoo! Many animals and exhibits in a beautiful and well run environment. Well worth your time when you visit Boise.

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