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Miller Park Zoo

1020 S. Morris Ave., Miller Park, Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 434-2250
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Bloomington, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had not been to Miller Park Zoo in 15 or 20 years even though my brother lives a block away from it and we decided to take our 5 year old grandson who was visiting from out of town. We were glad we did! I was wowed and amazed at how much the zoo has improved over the years.... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great zoo with lovely grounds. MPZ is small but well-stocked, and has many rare animals due to its active role in the Species Survival Plan breeding program. Keepers are excellent too. A perfect way to spend a couple of hours any time of year!

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Bloomington, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I bring my son here all the time. It's a good way to waste a couple hours. Plus, they sometimes have different events (like the zoo spooktacular the Sunday before Halloween). My son's favorite part is the carousel. They also have feedings every day that you can see. For $16, my family of 3 (2 adults, 1 child) has a... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My dad took me and my husband here for my birthday. We love wolves and they have a nice wolf exhibit. All animals in the zoo were active. They had handlers out b that day letting people touch and even hold some of the more exotic animals. Yes it is a smaller zoo but for a smaller zoo they have... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This zoo is a nice asset for the Bloomington community but it is quite small. There aren't a whole lot of exhibits, but it can be something different to do for families looking for something outdoors.

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Rantoul, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The Miller Park Zoo was an interesting side trip to Bloomington, IL. Although some of the attractions were closed or simply had no animals in them, the ones that were open contained a unique variety of common and endangered species. The admission is not costly and the gift shop is well stocked and reasonable. Worth a visit if you are... More

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Chicago, IL
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156 reviews 156 reviews
102 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Miller Park Zoo is small, but all the exhibits can be covered quickly. Grounds are nice for walking. Admission price is very reasonable. We made sure to stay for the seal and otter feeding.

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