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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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World class Zoo

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has been and continues to be a World class Zoo. It continues to grow by adding and improving exhibits annually.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2012
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Hudson, Ohio
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72 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

If you live in Cleveland, you should try to visit sometime. It'll be worth it, especially on a nice day in the spring, summer or fall. But if you're visiting from out of town, it's not worth making a special effort to see it - like San Diego or Orlando.

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has been and continues to be a World class Zoo. It continues to grow by adding and improving exhibits annually.

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Solon, Ohio
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234 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

This zoo is quite nice. The landscaping is beautiful and the animal exhibits are well done. This zoo is spread out with a couple pretty decent hills between you and a lot of the really good exhibits so wear good walking shoes and take the tram uphill if available. The directional signs seemed to be a bit lacking and a... More 

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Newcastle, Ontario
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We arrived mid-afternoon and had to park at the very north corner of the park, which resulted in an extremely long walk; however there is a shuttle bus that we discovered, of course, after we'd undertaken the long walk. While we got a map of the park it wasn't all that helpful, more confusing than anything else and there were... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I am going to break this down into parts. Entrance and parking- Okay. We had to wait in a long line of cars on a two lane road to enter into the park, so entrance is an issue. Parking was not bad for us, but upon leaving we noticed a lot of cars parked on a nearby field. So, parking... More 

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Independence, Ohio
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Cleveland is graced with an amazing park system known as the Emerald Necklace. One of the features of this system is the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Whether your fancy is the wolf exhibit, the primate building or monkey island, you will not be disappointed. You cannot miss the most recent addition, the Elephant Crossing.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We were a little disappointed when we visited the zoo in Cleveland. We're zoo people; we love going to zoos, but this one let us a little disappointed. I understand that the zoo has been improved greatly over the last few years, but it still has a long way to go. We went at the beginning of the season. No... More 

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

My wife loves zoos and she thought this zoo was better than average. It was clean..Free parking..Great Elephants..Long walk to primates, so make sure you catch the train.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I love zoos. This one is awesome! It is so huge that it is nearly impossible to cover in one day. They have such a wide variety of animals and exhibits, and the grounds are very well kept. This was my second time to visit the zoo, and I feel like I could visit again. Oh, and the food is... More 

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Claysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

It was beautiful! $28 for 5 people! Very affordable.....3 adults 2 kids! Zoo was clean and staff was very helpful and informative. I would definitly go again!

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Additional Information about Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: 216 661 6500
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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