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Southwick's Zoo

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Address: 2 Southwick Street, Mendon, MA 01756
Phone Number: 800-258-9182
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Great Zoo in a Wonderful Nature Setting

I've been to the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts a number of times because it's only about 1/2 hour from my home. Wanting to try something different, my wife did some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I've been to the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts a number of times because it's only about 1/2 hour from my home. Wanting to try something different, my wife did some searching and discovered this Zoo in Mendon, Massachusetts. We went there last year and thoroughly enjoyed it, and we went back this year, and stayed even longer. This zoo... More 

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Mendon, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is an amazing zoo! So much to do you need more than one day to take it all in! The zoo is very clean! Bring lots of quarters to buy food to feed the deer! You walk through the deer forest and many of them will follow you or come right up to you. There are also picnic tables... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Forget Disney this is the happiest place on Earth. This Zoo is magic. Every animal has tons of space in their enclosures and the personal are completely involved in making these animals well cared for and enriched. The staff was informative and super friendly cheerfully answering any and all questions. Heck even the food was decent The best part of... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

There are a few bigger zoos but none have the charm of Southwick. You will never get closer to the animals and you will do most of your tour in the shade under some very old trees. The deer park is not to be missed. Pet and hand feed the deer, while sometimes scary being surrounded by deer looking for... More 

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Providence
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We visited for the first time this past summer. Easy to park, no lines, clean, friendly staff. The animal exhibits were nice and clean, everyone looked healthy and happy. My only complaints: the rides and the concessions, although pretty tasty, were a bit pricey and I (personally) had an issue with the elephant rides. It was a bit sad, and... More 

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Voorheesville, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Staff are very friendly. Large variety of zoo animals. Wonderful place for a picnic. Clean and fun. Price does not include everything however it was all worth the money. It was a lovely experience to walk around their grounds at a leisurely pace and enjoy the exhibits and beautiful grounds.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This zoo is not worth the large amount of money it costs to get in. The animals are often in cages to small for them and without many toys, felt bad for them

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Southwick 's zoo, What a wonderful Zoo not to busy new ride , clean. Enjoyable day, love the new cheetahs , just had a new Member baby zebra so cute , I go again

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Augsburg, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I was at a loose end whilst in Milford and someone recommended I visit the Zoo nearby. They have a wide range of animals and attractions here for both adults and children, I spent an enjoyable few hours here and would return again with my family.

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Fredericton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

What a hidden treasure. Fairly small but well laid out. Set up with families in mind. Lots (and lots of monkeys) . Enjoyed the opportunities to feed the deer and goats.

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