My friends and I love the zoo here! Never gets boring and it's a great place to walk! They are just adding a new exhibit with monkeys it's great!
The Dakota Zoo is smaller but very well kept and makes you feel like you are really in the wilderness beings as it is built in the trees next to the Missouri River. We have purchased a season pass which is a great deal since it costs us just as much to go 2x ala carte. There's not very much... More
This trip was our second trip out west to The Dakota Zoo. Not a lot has changed in the years since our last trip, but it looks like there are big changes in the works. We love the mile long Wilderness Trail as it allows large naturalistic exhibits for the animals and makes for a great walk. The North American... More
This zoo is clean and well kept, it is easy to walk through and has a wide selection of animals. There is a small food shop and a nice gift shop. When my son Was young, we bought season passes and would go 3, 4 times a week in the evening.
The Dakota Zoo in Bismarck is a wonderful, smaller, zoo and a great value. They have a wild cat exhibit, bears, wolves, birds of prey, moose, bison, elk, and a fantastic petting zoo. Take the train ride around and then walk back through your favorite areas to look at the animals upclose.
If you want to go to a fun old time Zoo, this is the ticket. I have taken my grand kids to the Denver Zoo and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs but they still like the interaction of the Dakota Zoo the best
Nice little quaint zoo. We loved the Bears, Tigers, and the best was the monkeys that looked like Gremlins! It was really nice and had so many animals. I plan to go back when the weather is warmer.
I am a Bismarck local and I love the zoo! The animals are kept in decent sized cages and I haven't seen any crazily walking in circles. This is a great place to spend an afternoon or somewhere to go for a nice, long walk. I go here several times per year and some of the animals are not available... More
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