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Baton Rouge Zoo

3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70704
225-775-3877
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Ranked #17 of 33 Attractions in Baton Rouge
Type: Zoos
Owner description: More than 944 animals and birds, set in their natural outdoor habitats, plus a children's area, tram and train rides make this a family-friendly... more » Owner description: More than 944 animals and birds, set in their natural outdoor habitats, plus a children's area, tram and train rides make this a family-friendly attraction. « less
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Having been to some of the biggest zoos in the world, from Beijing to San Francisco to Minneapolis to San Diego, I'll tell you right now this is not at their level. But that's okay, go into this zoo with an open heart and realistic expectations and I think you'll enjoy it as much as we did. I took my... More

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Deville, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went with my son for the Zoo & me. We had a great time. All areas were marked well and safe. The workers were amazing with all the kids.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I took my kids when they were little, now, many years later, they have done amazing things with the zoo. Boo at the Zoo in October is so much fun for the little ones. The tiger exhibit is fantastic..

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Harleton, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Unfortunately when we went there was construction going on so we couldn't loop around the zoo. The layout was a little confusing and after walking into a dead end, we had to re-walk the same path we took. The animals made that seem minuscule. It was my 9 month old daughters first zoo trip and she enjoyed all the animals... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My kids love the zoo here (granted there's not much competition)! If you plan on going to this zoo more than once in a calender year and you have at least 4 people in your family it behooves you to get the honorary keeper package. You and your family then get to come in for free (plus 4 guests) any... More

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Greenville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We didn't get to see the entire zoo because the layout was confusing. We walked and walked to only come to a dead end and had to turn around and walk some more. I was thinking that the path should have taken us to the other animals but it didn't If you go to the left or the right only... More

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Mamou, Louisiana
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132 reviews 132 reviews
80 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very nice zoo outside of Baton Rouge. Many areas of the zoo have been upgraded, and more in progress. Good selection of animals and a nice petting zoo. Would highly recommend. Family fun!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had to do a lot of extra walking due to renovations going on. It would have been nice to have known this ahead of time. This was our second visit and I didn't enjoy it as much because of all the extra walking in the heat and humidity. Hopefully next time all the work will be completed.

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louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Bought my son a zoo membership for his birthday. We love the br zoo!! The exhibits are nice, the train and the gift shop are great!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

When we arrived in the neighborhood of the zoo, we didn't expect much! When parked we didn't expect much! When we paid less than 24 bucks for entrance we didn't expect much! We walked and saw what we thought was the whole of the place we had been there a hour and a half! I went to the main gate... More

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