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Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society

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Address: 7210 Fremont Street, Duluth, MN 55807
Phone Number: +1 218-730-4500
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Located 10 minutes from Downtown Duluth, the zoo offers year-round...
Located 10 minutes from Downtown Duluth, the zoo offers year-round recreational opportunities for animal lovers of all ages. This zoo features animals from around the world. You'll find Amur Tigers, Snow Leopards, African Lions, Brown Bears, Kangaroos, Gray Wolves, plus a variety of birds, reptiles, primates and barnyard animals. The Lake Superior Zoo is situated on 16 acres of rocky hills, majestic pines and beautiful Kingsbury Creek. Visit our website for information on our educational camps and programs, upcoming events and how you can host an event at the zoo. Open Daily All Year Long. June - September 9am - 5pm and October - May 10am - 4pm
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Enjoyable, Small

This was an ok zoo. They did have some unique animals that were enjoyable to watch. Several exhibits were empty. It took about an hour for us to see everything. I was glad we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
bejoyful65
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Roseville, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It's a great zoo. We love the Australian animals. Our Como Zoo does not have them. The nocturnal exhibit is very interesting. An enjoyable time.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I love the Zoo! You cannot go wrong with good family fun and a Zoo! Lots to offer. Definitely a great place to visit if you are day tripping in Duluth!

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Columbus, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

After the tragic flooding of the zoo, I would still say it's worth a visit. The events that occurred here were sad, but they are doing their best to reconstruct habitats and reestablish themselves. By visiting, you support this. Though, I miss the polar bear. :(

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Madison, Wisconsin
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was an ok zoo. They did have some unique animals that were enjoyable to watch. Several exhibits were empty. It took about an hour for us to see everything. I was glad we went but it was somewhat disappointing due to being so small plus empty exhibits. A fun way to spend an hour or two.

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Virginia, Minnesota
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169 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was our first visit since the flood. We were surprised on how much was 'back to normal". Many of the animals were out and about but the zoo wasn't too crowded so we made it through in about two hours. The memorial to the animals they lost was a great addition. It made for a great afternoon, very worth... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place got some bad press when the flood came and some animals had some difficulties. When I asked some pointed questions about the event I got some of the real story. The polar bear exhibit is closed now, what a shame, and there is still repair and replacement going on, but it is a very nice place to visit.... More 

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Chassell, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The cost was $10.00. Reasonable rate. We spent a little over two hours here. We could have spent more time but had to head out early. The polar exhibit had not reopened yet. It was shut down after the flood a few years back. They are also still doing some repair work to the grounds. The monkeys were out favorite.... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It's fun for all it has a large verity of animals and reptiles the parking is free and the cost is low my kids loved it I try to go twice a year the birds roam free threw out the grounds stay away from the dirty monkeys.

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Duluth
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Lake Superior Zoo is definitely a place to check out if you are a outdoors or a nature person. Many awesome animals, as well as just sights to see. Awesome day activity to do in Duluth

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New Auburn, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We knew we were going to visit the zoo and planned a day there- we drove past and realized it was a smaller zoo and would not take all day. (If we'd read about it more we would have realized this!) It is a smaller zoo but we found out big isn't always better! My husband and I went for... More 

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