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Address: 1st Street and 7th Ave., Wahpeton, ND
Phone Number: 701-642-8709
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Don't miss Chahinkapa Zoo whether u live in Wahpeton or just come to visit!

A great variety of animals. Beautiful landscape along the river with manicured grounds and well informed staff. Zoo is in Chahinkapa Park and close to fishing, golf, water slide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

For a small zoo I have seen worse, and a zoo is still more fun than no zoo but it appears the upkeep is very poorly managed. Too bad the city doesn't help this zoo out from looking like a forgotten Noah's ark. Pros: Ample free parking Gibbon exhibit Free roaming peacocks Grizzly exhibit Small enough to get through with... More 

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Wahpeton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A great variety of animals. Beautiful landscape along the river with manicured grounds and well informed staff. Zoo is in Chahinkapa Park and close to fishing, golf, water slide, swimming pool, playground and restaurant. Camping is available. Come ride the carousel, have a picnic or watch a ball game! A real family spot!

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Wahpeton, North Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

we are regulars at the zoo during the summertime and early fall. the children love to see the animals. we usually go see santa when he comes as well. they also love the carousel. the bathrooms in the zoo could be cleaner, we make sure we go before leaving the house.

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North Dakota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visit the zoo a few times every summer. It is better than many zoos in larger cities. It is beautiful and clean and has a wide variety of animals. It also has many interperative learning stations. The zoo staff go out of their way to make your visit memorable. The zoo is impressive and a must see.

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Puyallup, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

great place for young and old. clean and animals well cared for. Big zoo for a small town. Terrific park with lots to do and see.

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North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A very good variety of animals, such as mountain lions, grizzly bears, tigers, otters, eagles and monkeys.

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Chokio, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I took my 4 small children here on a trip sponsored by a organization in our community. The was a nice little variety of animals, including a few my kids hadn't seen before. The paths were all in great shape and I had no problem pushing my double stroller through the zoo. Not the biggest zoo out there, but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My grandkids, two of my daughters and I took in the zoo fun at Chahinkapa, last weekend! The zoo is clean, nicely organized and the array of animals to observe is wide! We get down to the this zoo, from Fargo, once every summer. I highly recommend this for a great day of fun for the family! Take a picnic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I prefer this zoo as I have small children. You have close access to all the animals and can feed a lot of them too.

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Wahpeton, North Dakota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I've talked to many people that come down to Wahpeton to take in the Zoo and park with their kids. It has competition with the Fargo zoo, but I think they're both worth taking in.

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