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Greenville Zoo

150 Cleveland Park Drive, Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 467-4300
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Ranked #19 of 46 Attractions in Greenville
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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is a small but nice little zoo. We had a couple hours to kill before dinner and the zoo, surrounding park, and snow cone vendor helped us do that. Maybe we lucked out, but the lions and giraffes were out running around and entertained everyone for a good while. The "petting zoo" area was cute. Was fun for us... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I wouldn't mind that the zoo was small with limited attractions, because sometimes on a hot summer day a trip to a zoo that you can see all the sites in less than 90 minutes is just what you need. I did however think that the animals are kept in the least amount of space possible, and several looked thinner... More

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We felt the zoo was an excellent zoo for a family with small children. The exhibits were great and the trails were very good for strollers or walkers.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This zoo is small... very small, which is both a blessing and a curse. It's a blessing because we were able to fit our visit in between breakfast and lunch. It was a nice compact chunk of time that fit perfectly into the rest of our agenda. It's only a curse if your are expecting a more expansive zoo like... More

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

While zoos in general bother my environmental sense, Greenville, for the most part, provides habitats that appear sufficient for their resident's. I still cringe seeing wild animals held in caged areas and cannot shake the feeling that it is not right though. The adjacent park has a playground that is delightful for the kids.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It was priced well for what was there in comparison to other zoos & typical pricing. Hope to hear they grow larger. All the animals seemed well taken care of. Good stop :)

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We recently visited Greenville and immediately fell in love with this charming town. The Greenville Zoo was a big disappointment. Very limited attractions, all the animals are in very small cages. The entires zoo can be viewed in less than one hour. There is a very large park and picnic area.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have lived in Greenville most of my life, and was aghast to see that they took care of the elephant Joy for 37 years, and this elephant knew only one real home, and then they attempted to move her to Colorado to "help her age." She died on the trip in June 2014, apparently suffocating after a fall, alone... More

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clayton, ga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Looking for a fun relaxing family afternoon, try the Greenville Zoo. Very small in scale but a good value for a young family with young kids. Variety of exotic animals are limited but nephew really enjoyed the tour. They have a very nice playground and park next to the river that you could spend an afternoon picnic at without even... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Had an amazing time with my husband looking at the animals. It was a great date night! For a small zoo it was well thought out and the animals are well taken care of

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