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Seneca Park Zoo

Address: 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY
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Ranked #17 of 43 Attractions in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Corning, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Visited the Seneca Zoo (2nd visit) in June of 2014. Took my family of 4 plus the grandparents. This is a good zoo to visit with the family.

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Villanova, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Usually I don't like zoos because of the way the animals are kept. The Seneca Park Zoo is a welcome exception. This accessible and engaging zoo offers an outstanding adventure to young and old. There is a wide range of animals and they all look healthy and cared for. The knowledgeable staff are friendly, offer informative comments and answer questions.... More 

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Rochester, NY
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Rochester's Seneca Park Zoo has always been a great attraction, but now with their recent African expansion, they are simply knocking it out of the park in terms of quality of experience! Whether you are having a quality family outing or just want to take a quiet stroll on your own, it is a great place to go. Our family... More 

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Rochester, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This zoo is not very large or varied. A lot of the enclosures are still very small and old fashioned.

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Rochester, New York
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Distillery in Rochester (they have many locations) is a sports bar with good food and a nice atmosphere. I have brought my grandchildren there, but not on a football night. The food is always prepared very well with a large selection and a fairly reasonable price. It is a place worth trying.

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Worth the price. Lots to see and super children's facts with fun and learning. Restrooms clean and variety of places to sit and rest if you need to. Overall, a super Zoo with excellent sponsors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We took our 7year old grandson to this little zoo when we came to Rochester, NY to attend a family funeral. The zoo was small enough to see it all in one hour and a half. The docents were excellent explaining about the various animals. My husband was in a wheel chair and it was perfect since the zoo is... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This zoo has grown many times over since my first visit. They always try to include a very tactile experience. They have great events as well! Great place to take kids too!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Not the largest zoo, but new additions to the elephant's area and an African village make it a wonderful walk. Good variety of inside and outside displays and a small park like area for the kids to play in. Perfect place for families. Many educational opportunities are offered too. Excellent for 1/2 day or more.

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Dansville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The zoo is an excellent small facility for what it is, however I have not had great encounters with hospitality staff, especially when in a group setting, very unaccommodating.

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