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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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Nice zoo

I had a very nice time at the zoo. Good layout, clean and very friendly staff. The bald eagles were beautiful! It wasn't too crowded either to much of my surprise. I will visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Katie C
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Reston, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is part of the admission to Hershey Park on season; however, is open separately the rest of the year. This is not big but includes only American animals. Both indoors and outdoors. Has information shows.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I had a very nice time at the zoo. Good layout, clean and very friendly staff. The bald eagles were beautiful! It wasn't too crowded either to much of my surprise. I will visit again.

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Mobile, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We love zoo's. We found out by accident that our ticket to Hershey theme included the zoo. It will take you about an 1 1/2 to walk thru the zoo. I recommend it.

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Washington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

This zoo is the perfect size for kids five and younger. We were able to visit all the exhibits between opening and lunch. And we got to see all the animals but one, which is hard at any zoo! They have food available for purchase but they also have picnic table if you want to pack your own. The entire... More 

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Central Ny
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We got a great view of the bears from the monorail at Hersheypark!! The animals look well cared for and it was a peaceful walk on the paths to see them.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The "zoo" was a good break from the park. It wasn't really a zoo as as much as it was a wildlife reserve. It was kind of small so like I said it was a good break not a main attraction. The animals were cool and were taken care of nicely. The staff was attentive and friendly. It was very... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

While at Hersey Park we visited Zoo America as a break in the action. It is small as compared to other zoos but it is not the main attraction; Hersey Park is. The zoo is well maintained, al animals looked health and staff was friendly.

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
32 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This again is another jewel that Milton Hershey developed during his lifetime as a "gift" to his town. It can be a bit difficult to get around with a stroller/wheelchair. The variety of animals seems to decrease every time we visit. It would be a shame to see this closed and turned into more crazy rides for the Hersheypark!! We... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Um... not what I would consider a "Zoo" but someone gave it that title. My teens and I weren't impressed. Glad I didn't pay extra for the visit.

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