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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: 216 661 6500
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Description: Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the...
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.
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Greatest asset in the Cleveland area

The Metro Park System of Cleveland is fantastic. There are so many and each and everyone of them is very well kept. It is a great place to just take a walk and relax or to take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Lakewood, Ohio
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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Metro Park System of Cleveland is fantastic. There are so many and each and everyone of them is very well kept. It is a great place to just take a walk and relax or to take one's dog for its daily walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great zoo with alot to see and do. We visit numerous zoos every year and this was one of our favorites

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Wyoming, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This was a fabulous zoo! The elephant exhibit we saw as we entered the park was a lot of fun to see. Some other things were right there where we walked in - other things were further away but there were trams you could take to those areas. And we got to see several animals we don't often get to... More 

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Woodway, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This zoo is spread out enough that everyone has enough room to observe the animals, yet, at the same time, not have to walk half a mile to each exhibit. Don't be discouraged to go on a holiday weekend - we went during the busy 4th of July weekend, and although lines seemed long to get in, they moved quickly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

An amazing collection and display of animals from all over the world, in very natural habitat settings. My favorite of course was to stand on the upper deck and watch the seals perform their underwater aquatic ballet. We went on a free for Cleveland residents Monday and it was very crowded getting in at opening but once inside no waits... More 

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Bedford, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Have been through the zoo many times in years past, it has been changed many times throughout the years. So much has been added recently, and the exhibits seem to get better and better. Always a fun time at the zoo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The zoo is very large so it doesn't feel crowded even when the parking lot is full. I'm not sure what the hype about the Penguins was because they were just in a trailer. The concessions are expensive so the best deal is a picnic lunch with your own water.

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Marilla, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We belong to the Buffalo Zoo and visit many other zoos in the Northeast and the Cleveland Zoo is one of the best! It is very big and open so plan for a whole day visit and a lot of walking. Great activities for small children. A new zoo animal themed carousel was a hit with our kids on this... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My family had a great time at the zoo. If you are a member of another zoo, you can use your zoo pass and get a substantial discount. The rainforest is on the other side of the admission gate from the main zoo. It has two floors of plants and animals with many interesting exhibits. The rainforest is included in... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

After many visits over the years, with our now college-age daughter in tow, my wife and I thought the zoo was a pretty nice one.. Many fond memories of a toddler, then youngster, loving every minute... But today my wife and I visited the zoo for the first time alone - seeing it through well-traveled adults' eyes, not those of... More 

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