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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
216 661 6500
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Ranked #12 of 85 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Zoos
Owner description: Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest collection of primates in the United States and for its Rainforest... more » Owner description: Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest collection of primates in the United States and for its Rainforest exhibit, which features a thrilling simulated tropical rain storm. « less
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Carlsbad, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

METROPARKS ZOO, Is one place you should not miss. The layout is outstanding and the types of animials there are amazing. The primate displays are quite special. I would suggest you plan on spending a day at this location. Enjoy life and have some fun too. Joe

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South Bend, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Poorly laid out, smelled terrible of urine everywhere! And all of the animals seemed to be starving ! One animal even attacked the glass to try to get out it was so hungry ! Smelly dirty park !

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is awesome. It gets better every year with the updated and additions. Families should become members because this is a zoo that is very hard to complete in a whole day. There have been times where I go every Sunday. I get my morning walk in while enjoying the beautiful plant life and see all my animal friends.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Cleveland MetroPark Zoo is clean, friendly, and properly cares for it's animals. The habitats the animals truly mirror the environment the animal would live in if in the wild. I am a huge animal lover and love the fact that our Ohio zoos are first rate!

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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stopped by the zoo mid-week and had a great time. Most of the exhibits were well maintained and interesting and the staff was very pleasant. We did run across a few enclosures where the animals appeared visibly stressed, which in turn stressed out my partner, but otherwise we enjoyed our visit. Some things to note: -Public transportation is available... More

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Every time I go back to visit the zoo things are just a little bit better. New exhibits like the African elephant safari, new landscaping well integrated into the exhibits, etc. kudos to the administrator of the zoo for keeping this Cleveland showplace in great shape and moving into the future.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Elephant enclosure was the biggest I have ever seen! Make sure you go to the right when you first enter the zoo. We went left and seemed like we went backwards. Be prepared for a lot of walking. I thought Ohio was flat, seems like all the hills are at this zoo! What a work out. The train was a... More

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Shenzhen, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Cool sharks section, regular section of other animals. Cool staff and very helpful. Definitely a nice place to visit, especially with children.

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Lakewood
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This zoo is the biggest in the area. It is always changing and being updated. This is a fun place to see and take everyone in the family. Their is a train and rainforest. The most remarkable thing here is the new Elephant crossing that has now been done and open for the past few years. It is fun to... More

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Marietta, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Enjoyed a family day with my husband and one year old daughter. Was disappointed that the elephants had been moved to clean their area. That is what my daughter was most interested in seeing.

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