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Seneca Park Zoo

Address: 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY
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Ranked #8 of 51 Activities in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We have been annual members for more than 10 years. Each trip we see something new. It never gets old to see the animals, feeding time and arrival of babies. Kids always have questions and the volunteers/workers are always informative. It is a clean and safe environment. Some days are more crowded than others but you can always get through... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

For a small sized zoo, Seneca Park has a great variety of animals. My favorites were the ring-tailed lemurs, Amur tiger, three-toed sloth, and orangutans. Having been to a number of zoos in recent years, the Seneca Park Zoo seems behind the times in terms of its primate enclosures. All primates except baboons were entirely enclosed in steel caging, not... More 

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Corning, New York
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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