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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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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Virginia, Minnesota
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Virginia, Minnesota
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334 reviews 334 reviews
168 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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EC. Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The LS Zoo is a nice little zoo that has fell on very rough times. The park itself is a great layout and great animals, but they were hit by a flood a couple years ago and lost 14 animals! They are rebuilding and working to get everything back to normal. We can only wish them the best of luck.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

For this zoo having a great flood and many of their cages destroyed and loss of animals. They did a very good job in the clean up. We had a coupon so only paid $9 a person but it was worth it! There were things like the Polar Bear Exhibit still closed since they moved the Bear down to Como... More 

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appleton, wi.
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped here on a whim, it's a nicely set up zoo but it seemed many animal enclosures were empty. The indoor animals were better than anything we seen outside. I was expecting a little more after paying $40+ for my family to get in.

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While the zoo is still showing some wear for the flood, it has a nice variety of animals, a decent amount of trails, and a couple nice interactive areas for kids. Not the size of Como, but still nice. Note: North Shores area still closed (August 2014).

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