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Address: 2333 Oak Street, Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone Number: (785) 587-2737
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I tend to be slightly reserved about any sort of animal captivity type places in light of some of the more negligent locations, however I did really like the Sunset Zoo. It was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
Autumn G
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Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I was shocked to experience a small time zoo, Sunset Zoo, in Manhattan Kansas last May 2014 while we were in town for my son's graduation from K-State. Concrete steps were in bad condition and falling apart, many animals were not available or had empty exhibits. I was also shocked and frustrated to find out there were no wheelchairs in... More 

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Morrowville, Kansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We took my 3yr old here for her Birthday and there is plenty to see and do at this Zoo! We very much enjoyed this Zoo and will continue to come back and visit.

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Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Nice little hometown zoo... Good for an interesting walk on a nice day. The otters were fun. Some very good photo spots.

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Milford Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The animals seem a bit crowded, but it is getting better every year. Sad to see the "farm area" closed off.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love to spend time sitting on the ground near Suzy the grandma chimpanzee. Miss being able to pet the animals in the "petting zoo."

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The feedings were interesting to watch and they weren't crowded. Actually, it wasn't crowded at all. But the raccoon is an interesting animal to keep at the zoo. It is very small but reasonably priced.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I tend to be slightly reserved about any sort of animal captivity type places in light of some of the more negligent locations, however I did really like the Sunset Zoo. It was a great day trip with my husband (didn't actually take all day, but it was fun to linger), a lot to see and quite a lot learn,... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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286 reviews 286 reviews
84 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Here's what we saw: cheetahs, monkeys, prairie dogs, kangaroos, wallabies, chimpanzees. Well maintained and clean.

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Brough, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
19 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Clearly going to have it's limitiations but all the same we had a great few hours here. Animals well looked after and lots of choice. It was a bit hot that day so some of them were a bit inactive though!

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Junction City, Kansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is a small zoo, and that is to be expected in a small town. They did have a few big cats and birds, standard for almost every zoo. But for $4 a person there isn't too much to complain about.

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