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Address: 150 Cleveland Park Drive, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: (864) 467-4300
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10:00 am - 4:15 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:15 pm

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Nice little Zoo

The Greenville Zoo is not very big but it has quite a few animals. Went today (Sat) and it was not very crowded. Hilly so bring comfortable shoes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Greenville Zoo is not very big but it has quite a few animals. Went today (Sat) and it was not very crowded. Hilly so bring comfortable shoes.

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

a nice small zoo but it was fun and quite a few animals when we were there they had already fed the animals so most of them were sleeping or in the shade I do like that they have cooling spots where you can get misted with cool water nice

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Greenville, South Carolina
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37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I recommend skipping the zoo. The enclosures are all way too small for the animals, and you can tell that they are all stressed because they are constantly pacing. It's sad to see. Additionally, Greenville Zoo is well known for killing both of their elephants in a short amount of time due to poor staff decisions.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Because the zoo is extremely limited in size (urban area) the habitats for the animals are very fall and artificial. Greenville does the best they can with providing shade and natural vegetation, but the place is too small, and I constantly was aware of the plight of the animals ...they will spend their lives in tiny cages. That is no... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a very small zoo with much fewer animals than what we had ever experienced at a zoo. With that being said, my 2 yr old loves it. It is close to home, clean, a friendly staff and the membership was reasonable. (Membership also includes 6 guest passes.) Small enough that on the weekdays, with no crowds, we walk... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It is a small zoo but clean and cute. It was a fun thing to do with my daughter while we were visiting.

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Tryon, North Carolina
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We enjoyed our time, but the zoo is quite small. It you don't like to walk much, this isn't for you being it's up and down a hill.

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Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Took our grandaughter she had fun cheaply priced well worth the money , got to hear the lion roar , a fun visit

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Greenville, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I am highly concerned about the Greenville Zoo. I do not feel there is adequate space or facilities for this zoo. In my opinion errors in judgement have been made by the staff. The unfortunate moving of Joy which resulted in her death was one of these. I am not saying she would not have died very soon anyway but... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This zoo was a nice place but only took about an hour to see the whole thing. Riverbanks zoo in Columbia is much bigger and has a lot more animals.

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Additional Information about Greenville Zoo

Address: 150 Cleveland Park Drive, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: (864) 467-4300
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:15 pm

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