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Erie Zoo

Address: 423 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508
Phone Number: 814-464-4091
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Erie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Edwards, NY
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we visited in 2009 with our 3 young grandchildren and again this past summer with the same grandchildren. It's not a huge zoo but it's a very nice zoo. It offers a good variety of animals. Our grandchildren's favorite is a black swan! As older grandparents we liked it was easy to walk and enjoy the animals and the snack... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I love It everything time we go the zoo boo evertime we go it relly fun love it we will be going every day if we can

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Erie Zoo is a lovely little zoo that is perfect for taking the grandchildren. Our grandson had a blast! There is a nice variety of animals and activities. And taking the train ride is a must do!

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Rochester
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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We visited this zoo again, because the last time we were in Erie, it was pouring rain (we visited anyways). This time, it is near the end of the season. On this day, it was very cool and cloudy, so the zoo was deserted. It was all decorated for Halloween, which was fun, but several of the animals were already... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

On our way home from Buffalo we stopped by the zoo. Due to the weather changing they charge you half price. Most of the animals were not out due to the weather but we did get to see lions, giraffe, rhinos among others. My family was very please with what we saw even though the zoo is only 15 acres.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Erie Zoo has come a long way in the last 50 years. It is not too large so you can see the whole zoo in one day. It is especially great if you have children infant to 12. We have grandchildren of all ages up to 17 that come to Erie and still want to see our zoo even... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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207 reviews 207 reviews
68 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Our son had a great time from 6-9 on a Friday night w/ pizza, games, carousel rides, animal visits, etc! Friendly staff - will definitely go again!

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

To say we enjoyed our visit to the Erie Zoo would be an understatement, this zoo is not the largest zoo but its a beautiful park, well maintained, animals look to be well taken care of. They are doing some maintenance on some new habitats so should be even nicer when finished, well worth the trip if in the area

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I traveled here on vacation. The zoo is small but very nice. It had a lot of interesting animals including giraffes, red pandas, and meerkats. We rode the merry go round and enjoyed the botanical gardens. This place was top notch.

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Walnut, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While in erie on business I decided to check out their zoo and it turned out to be really nice. I am from St. Louis and frequented the famous St. Louis Zoo all the time so my zoo standards are really high. This zoo dots not disappoint! Although not as many animals there was a ton of interesting things to... More 

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