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Miller Park Zoo

1020 S. Morris Ave., Miller Park, Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 434-2250
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Le Roy, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

so much more than i expected! lots of different animals and interactive exhibits. plus, all of the staff & volunteers are so nice!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

It was a nice afternoon, not a large zoo but is surrounded by a large park could spend most of the day entertaining yourselves there.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Good exhibits, some nice old buildings in good shape. A small city zoo that offers a lot for kids. Situated in Miller Park, which has a nice lake and lots of large old trees ideal for picnicking.

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Hugo, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The zoo is very well maintained and the staff friendly and helpful. It is small but definitely worth a visit or membership if you're in the area long enough and enjoy weekly or monthly visits. My kids and I love seeing the animals and watching them eat, play, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The zoo is great value for money, we spent ages walking around, we saw the bear and leopard getting fed, it was a very pleasant afternoon.

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United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

While the zoo is a fun place to stop by and kill a couple of hours, I don't think the animals are treated right. Large animals such as a tiger and a bear are kept alone in tiny cement cells. They look like they are in poor health and should not be kept in such enclosures.

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our family was driving through and on a whim decided to visit. This is an awesome small zoo. We easily covered it in two hours but could have taken more time. There were lots of keeper and animal interactions available. Several walk through exhibits where you felt up close to the animals but safe too. Staff was very friendly and... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This little zoo is a hidden gem in town. It features lots of animals and small crowds, so you can really get up close. The wallaby encounter area is awesome & kids love it. The carousel is precious as well. We had fun looking for the wolf in the wolf encounter & saying hello to the red panda before measuring... More

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Urbana, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

quite a nice variety of animals for a small zoo and well maintained. unfortunately most of them were napping and we did not see red wolf or pallas cat and barely any of the bear or tiger-they were hiding .the park is a nice place to have a little picnic after seeing the zoo.would probably try to go at feeding... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A nice little small town Zoo. I have watched this little zoo grow up. I visited this zoo before I had kids and just recently visited with my teenage sons. And have visited during the many stages of them growing up.

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