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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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Still bruised from the 2012 flood

This zoo is sort of quaint and fun in its own way but there are many missing animals from the flood that ravaged it in 2012 and other than the small caged animals inside and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Champlin, MN
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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

And money..I know they had damage from mother nature but the zoo is in such neglect. .overgrown and dirty..food and water areas just nasty..our time was limited in Duluth so sorry we wasted it at this place...

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Champlin, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This zoo is sort of quaint and fun in its own way but there are many missing animals from the flood that ravaged it in 2012 and other than the small caged animals inside and the kids train, there isn't a lot to do. That being said, it is cheap, especially if you have reciprocal privileges from another zoo, if... More 

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Rochester, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We loved our trip to the Lake Superior Zoo! The admission prices were reasonable, our family of 4 was able to get in for $22 total, which is not much more than ONE admission to the Minnesota Zoo, and parking is free. (Look for the $1 off per admission coupon in the Duluth tourism guide). There was a nice variety... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Lake Superior Zoo was right across the street from our lodging and they gave us free passes to go to it, so we did. It was nice, but unfortuneately several of the displays were under construction. Five years ago they lost some of the animals and exhibits to a flood and have not been able to replace them. However... More 

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stopped here while visiting Duluth, and I'd say even though the zoo is still showing some signs of damage from flooding, it's still pretty nice! My children really enjoyed the primates and the bear's training/ tricks. I really enjoyed their small animals, definitely don't skip that building, there are a lot of neat critters in there!

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I'm not the kind of person that wants to spend 10 hours at a zoo so this relatively small zoo was perfect for me and my family. On the day we went they had a little scavenger hunt for the kids as well as a craft station, which I thought was a nice touch. I'm glad we went, but having... More 

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Duluth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We lost some animals do to the flood. I wasn't sure it was worth the daily price before, and now I really don't. I think if you get the family year pass, it would be a great place to spend summers and weekends. The grounds are beautiful to walk around, that is for sure.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This little zoo had a tragedy a couple years back from some flooding, but they're actively rebuilding! My friends and I were shocked a city as small as Duluth had a zoo-but what an amazing amenity in a small area! Usuri the tiger is gorgeous! The grounds were well kept, and ample Parking combined with an easy to get to... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

One of the most beautiful grounds you'll see. I'm not talking about manufactured flowers-I'm talking natural beauty. Not many small towns can boast about having a zoo. Love that it's not in the middle of Canal Park and all the concrete! Plus, the staff was so friendly and you could tell they truly loved their work!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were recently visiting the Zoo in Duluth with our two small children. We all had a great time, would have spent longer but the weather was cold and the animals were quite inactive. Sad to see the devastation of the polar bear area from the flood, however, still plenty to offer. Great prices as well!

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Additional Information about Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society

Address: 7210 Fremont Street, Duluth, MN 55807
Phone Number: +1 218-730-4500
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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