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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Address: 1 Conservation Place, Burnet Park, Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone Number: 315 435 8511
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Zoo with Grandchild

We had very nice time. Saw a lot, but miss the elephants. but saw penguins, lions, tigers and one very large bear from South America. Snakes (large) monkeys etc. Petting zoo could... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Syracuse
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had very nice time. Saw a lot, but miss the elephants. but saw penguins, lions, tigers and one very large bear from South America. Snakes (large) monkeys etc. Petting zoo could have been better, as child had to be picked up to see and couldn't really pet them. Walked and walked but never saw wolves of foxes. Daughter in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Zoo is a great place to spend the day with your kids or grandkids. It's clean and there is lots to see. Be sure to take your camera!

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to take children of any age. Penguins were cute. Please note: Although this place says handicapped-accessible, which it is, the zoo itself is very hilly. Pushing a wheelchair, although on paved paths, was quite exhausting because of the hills.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We just adore this zoo! We drive over and hour to see healthy ,happy and well taken care of animals. We always have so much fun. The staff works hard to keep the zoo clean and beautiful at all times. The food is priced very reasonable so you can feed your family. The adopt an animal program is top notch... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My teen and I belong to the zoo and went with a friend and her 2 year old. It was a little different from our other visits when my daughter was the youngster! She still loves many of the same exhibits and so do I . She likes the penguins and tigers. I love the monkey/primate house and have a... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our zoo is wonderful for kids and adults alike. Lots of room for animals to roam in relatively natural habitat. Numerous baby animals have been born here, most recently a baby elephant.

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Weedsport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great for kids of all ages.Eight dollars for adults. but it is well worth the price Went with my family on Father's Day.

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Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great zoo for families with younger children. It's smaller than other zoos I have visited which makes for a fun adventure with little ones. Animals are housed in their natural habitats which are wonderful however, you can't always see them.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great zoo for younger children. I would say ages 12 and younger. Unless you and your child are really into zoos of course. Has a great elephant pavilion and the tigers are always exciting. They are sometimes seated right next to the plexiglass and you can get them to respond to movements you make. If you are in the Syracuse... More 

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Utica, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great zoo for a city the size of Syracuse. The zoo is a huge improvement over the places of my childhood. Animals are now in habitats. And there are penguins!!!

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Additional Information about Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Address: Address: 1 Conservation Place, Burnet Park, Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone Number: 315 435 8511
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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