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Mill Mountain Zoo

Mill Mountain, Roanoke, VA
540-343-3241
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Ranked #12 of 29 Attractions in Roanoke
Type: Zoos
Activities: Getting married
Owner description: Vistors are wowed by the more than 45 species of animals at this zoo, including rare and endangered breeds like the snow leopard, the white-naped... more » Owner description: Vistors are wowed by the more than 45 species of animals at this zoo, including rare and endangered breeds like the snow leopard, the white-naped crane and the clouded leopard. « less
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Roanoke, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Very nice exhibits though small but compact where u don't have to walk long distance to see animals up close ! Great for kids and family ! Beautiful park in front overlooking city

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Roanoke, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
64 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great zoo visit for young and very young kids, particularly ages 2-7. Small site with compact exhibits including wolverine, vultures, cougar, goats, small walk-in aviary, small reptile house, etc. (few large animals). Fabulous zoo option for those who tire walking long distances and like to see exhibits from the shade of trees with beautiful views of the Roanoke Valley to... More

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Danville, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Mill Mountain Zoo is a small zoo with the animals kept in areas small enough to allow you to easily see them. Because of its size, it is ideal for toddlers who get tired of walking and want to get up close to the animals.

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Auburn, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This zoo is a good little zoo. It's probably best for children. It's really a no frills zoo. It doesn't take long to get through which I think parents will like. I wish some the animal habitats were bigger, but this is an older zoo. All in all it is a good little zoo especially if you don't have much... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The Roanoke zoo is a relatively small zoo located in a beautiful park. It doesn't have any spectacular exhibits but has a nice variety of animals. If your children are looking for lions, and tigers, and elephants they will be disappointed. It was not crowded even on a beautiful Saturday morning. It is really geared for young children ages 6... More

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Shawsville, Virginia, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This zoo is small but packed with lots of animals and experiences right here in Roanoke, Great for a small little trip and then go visit the Discovery Center up near parking lot.

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PA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently needed a venue to gather several family members with young children. The zoo was the perfect place. It is enough to interest small children, but not large enough to tire them out. The discovery center was also nice since it is hands on, and I would like to see that portion enlarged. I remember the zoo being larger,... More

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Rocky Mount, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

not the biggest Zoo in America. You will love the small atmosphere along with the view. You are up close and personal with the animals. Ride the train. Nice place to be able to share nature with your kids.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My 2nd trip to the zoo. Small & quaint. Good prices, unique animals, train wasn't running. Wonder about the size of the snow leopard pen, if it's big enough as one was just pacing. Staff quickly removed a copperhead snake found in the vulture enclosure. Didn't visit the gift shop. A snack bar would be a plus if the gift... More

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va beach
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Looking for something to do with the kids to kill sometime and not spend a fortune. This was a nice find. Small Zoo but worth the price.

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