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Erie Zoo

423 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508
814-464-4091
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Ranked #6 of 22 Attractions in Erie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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Erie, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Unlike the big city zoos you visit you don't walk for miles without seeing a single thing. They are constantly remodeling. If you're visiting more than once, buy a membership as it's the least expensive way to go. Lots of newly designed areas to view the animals. Gift shops, small places to eat & a large picnic area. The zoo... More

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Port Hope, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a nice small zoo to spend part of a day at. It cost us $27 for a family of four. The grounds are clean and well laid out. There were many interesting animals. Our boys really liked the rhinoceros and alligator. There was a large exhibit area under construction while we were there, but it looked like it... More

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Erie
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I love going on opening day. It's always free thanks to the generosity of Bob Sanders. It might be cold and snowing but it's still a lot of fun. Be sure to come back in summer when the train is running and all of the animals are out. It might not have all of the animals that it used to.... More

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Canton, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited this zoo while in the area. It's small, which is nice for younger children. We enjoyed many of the exhibits - but some of the enclosures seemed too small (the Leopard and Jaguar). It seemed somewhat clean, and the food was reasonably priced.

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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A must to see very clean and well mapped out. Very friendly staff was tremendous help when you needed them. Lots of great healthy animals. great for the kids.Not real big but much more personable .

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Niles, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our visit to the zoo was great, the staff was very friendly and answered all our questions about the animals. Loved that the animals look in great condition and very well taken care of. Some areas were closed/ under construction, so you end up turning back and walking more. It was raining a lot that day but, there are many... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This small zoo has a great variety of animals and exhibits. There is a small train system that goes around and the animals look well fed.

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Pittsburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It is underconstraction right now but it does not take a full day to do this zoo. As adults we were through in an hour. With kids give it 2-3 there are alot of activities for the kids.

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