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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
216 661 6500
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Ranked #12 of 83 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Visited the zoo in September. This is the first time to this zoo. The Australian sections was very nice. I had not been to a zoo with these types of animals. It was nice to be able to walk among them rather that looking at them through glass or pens. The rain forest exhibit was very good too. Lots of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

We like to visit zoos big or small, and have been to many of them. We visited on September 12th (second Friday after Labor Day) it was a chilly slightly rainy day, but we had places to duck into when it rained harder. Was disappointed that there were no shows. There weren't any zoo keeper talks. The only places open... More

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Pittsburgh
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I traveled to this zoo in September with my three year old son. My biggest gripe about this zoo is that it is in serious need of signs. For instance, when you park in one of the many parking lots, there's no signs directing you where to enter the zoo (I followed someone). Once in the zoo, there are very... More

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Columbia City, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I love zoos and have been to a lot of them. This zoo had a lot of unique animals which was nice to see. The day I went there was not to many people. I would avoid going on a weekend if possible. They have scooters you can rate if you have problems walking which is nice. My only issue... More

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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I took a day trip here just so I could spend some time with my little brother! It was a chilly day, but we did have fun! Loved the rainforest building the best! However, there are some parts I feel like u have to walk a good ways with nothing to see in between exhibits! But still enjoyed myself!!

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Oklahoma City, OK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Grew up in Cleveland, and visited the Zoo at least twice a year. Whenever I get to Cleveland I leave time for a visit. It's still thrills me, as it did as a kid.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What I love about the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is that you must keep looking in the corners! There are very cool exhibits in small places. For example; around the Elephant display there are Meercats (always somebody on watch) and an outdoor display of birds which includes "crazy" weaver finches. People often miss the bird display at the Australian Outback where... More

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North Olmsted, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Rising Waters Safari Camp is a great activity to take your children or grand children. You arrive at the zoo at 7 PM with your sleeping bags and pillow to spend the night at the zoo. You sleep in tents that have 8 bunk beds in each tent. You get to take a walk in the zoo after dark... More

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mayfield hts ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

ive beengoing to the cleveland zoo al my life 60 yrs now ireally love the meercats especiallt i like the rain forest too. bring good walking shoes

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Sarasota, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I always visit this zoo when I visit Cleveland. It is very well done, with lots of interesting animals and exhibits, but compact and easy to navigate. Don't miss the Rainforest exhibit.

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