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Address: 201 Park Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: 717 534 3900
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Description: A small zoo in Hershey Park featuring animals native to North America.

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More of addition to the theme park but still decent sized. Walking paths were straightforward and a number of animals to be seen. The kids were very entertained feeding the ducks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
44 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I got free tickets to this "zoo" and I'm glad I did. If I had to pay to get in there I seriously would have wanted my money back. Its a shame. They need to invest it in or close it and I would suggest closing it. Its small and just not interesting.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

More of addition to the theme park but still decent sized. Walking paths were straightforward and a number of animals to be seen. The kids were very entertained feeding the ducks.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited while spending the day at HersheyPark. Worth checking out as they have a lot of animals that are very easily observed from shaded pathways. The viewing areas are broken down by habitat that the animals naturally live in North America.. Well organized. The habitat provided for the animals was large enough to appear natural, but small enough so that... More 

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Upland, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a nice zoo but small and needs some shows or something. Did get to see some animals that I hve never seen before so enjoyed that but the zoo needs some updating baddly.

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The admission was cheap compared to the Philadelphia Zoo, and parking was free. This is the idea park for taking little ones, not so huge that they get bored and cranky. Just the right size. And I'll say it, even though it is in the title of the park, the only animals you will see, live in the U.S.A, no... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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98 reviews 98 reviews
50 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Not to many animals here and certainly would not come for the zoo. I felt bad that all day/night long they had to listen to the coaster and screaming people while there environment shook. The animals looked well and taken care of but after visiting zoos all over would really not call this a zoo.....

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Avondale
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This zoo isn't spectacular. It is a nice break from rides especially if you have younger children or if you aren't interested in roller coasters. We love all of the thrill rides at Hershey. Sometimes we go to the zoo and other times we don't. We would often use zoo time for my youngest until he was tall enough to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Loved the care these 50 some species receive. Snakes, roadrunners, crocs, Eagles, ocelots, prairie dogs, bears, they have everything. School outings with kids so excited, the animals were so calm. Would recommend a must see. 9 $ for seniors over 55.

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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58 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This zoo is included with Hersheypark admission. At times of the year when Hersheypark is not open, it can be visited separately. It is a small zoo, and the cages for many of the animals are too small, but children should still enjoy it. I would give them credit for some of the animals on site rescued from the wild... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great close up to bears, well marked exhibits, great indoor and outdoor mix, great layout for restrooms and rest stops.

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