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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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Excellent for children

Small but attractive zoo that is informative and entertaining. Plenty too see and lots of interactive attractions during the day. Fair prices on food and drinks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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East Fishkill, New York
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East Fishkill, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Small but attractive zoo that is informative and entertaining. Plenty too see and lots of interactive attractions during the day. Fair prices on food and drinks.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

One of the better mid range zoo's I've visited. Very affordable and a fun walking trail to see the animals. Only complaint is the elephants were pretty far away when we visited, would have liked to have seen them closer up. I have mixed feelings about zoo's but if you have kids and you want to do something more "... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Most exhibits had very private areas for the animals, which I appreciated for the animals' sake. It did mean that there were several species I didn't get to see, but a small sacrifice for their well-being. The walkway past the elephants and deer had stunning views. It was on the smaller side, but I'm spoiled by zoos that can have... More 

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Syracuse
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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Additional Information about Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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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