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Knoxville Zoo

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Address: 3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr, Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone Number: +1 865-637-5331
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Knoxville's largest year-round attraction, Knoxville Zoo is situated on 53...
Knoxville's largest year-round attraction, Knoxville Zoo is situated on 53 acres and home to over 800 animals from around the world.
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Lion's, Tiger's, and Bear's

Let me first start by saying this is a nice zoo of the smaller size then what I'm used to. The only issues that I had with the zoo is that is was on the smaller side of all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Holland, Michigan, United States
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Knoxville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

our family went for Halloween fun night. We had a blast. Everyone that was working were seem to be having fun and really seemed to enjoy themselves working the booths

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Knoxville, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit and great attractions for everyone. Nothing is better than spending time with big animals.

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Knoxville, TN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This zoo is the gem of Knoxville for the price. More animals than I every expected including the ability to feed Giraffes and now they have TWO baby gorillas. I am proud to say I live in a city that has such an amazing place to take my family. They even have a great indoor play center for the rainy... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were vacationing in Pigeon Forge and we decided to spend a day at the Knoxville Zoo with our three children ages 7, 6, and 5. For being a smaller zoo, it is well maintained. Animal Enclosures are large and have a natural look to them. There are a nice variety of animals big and small. The... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Me and my girlfriend were members of the Knoxville zoo a couple of years ago but due to financial issues we haven't been able to get our membership renewed for the past few years but our most recent visit to the Knoxville zoo was a great experience the tram wasn't working on the day we went and the park security... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The Animals were adorable especially the baby gorillas and red pandas. The environment was very pleasant and the staff was courteous My friend and I even bought the Zoo Membership

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We always enjoy our visits to the Knoxville Zoo! The staff love to share information about the animals and we learn something new each time we go!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My grandson and I went to the zoo with a group. It was a wonderful experience. Everyone at the zoo was friendly and helpful and very polite. Some of the animals even put on their own shows for everyone. It was a wonderful experience. Had a great time. I would recommend the zoo for everyone. It has things for all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I wish they still had all the animals that they had when I was a kid. I remember the seals. A lot of animals was put up.

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Holland, Michigan, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Let me first start by saying this is a nice zoo of the smaller size then what I'm used to. The only issues that I had with the zoo is that is was on the smaller side of all the zoo's that I had ever been to. If you have little kids then this is a great place to take... More 

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Additional Information about Knoxville Zoo

Address: Address: 3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr, Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone Number: +1 865-637-5331
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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