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Cougar Mountain Zoo

Address: 19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
Phone Number: +1 425 392 6278; +1 425 391 5508 (office)
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Ranked #10 of 14 Activities in Issaquah
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Wed - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Selah, Washington, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love this zoo. small and yet very educational. We took our grandson and he had a great time. He especially loved the bird exhibit...lots of beautiful parrots and such. We will be coming back!

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Seattle
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310 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Yes, it is quite small. So the variety of animals is of course small as well, including the size of the habitats. But it is well maintained and interesting enough for an afternoon visit. The zoo is known for its Reindeer Festival which takes place during the month of December.

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Pensacola, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Worth a visit if you are in the area. Small little zoo. Small amount of animals. Enclosures are pretty small but they are expanding some and looks like it will be improving.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My Granddaughter and I visited this zoo in 2012 and in 2014. I gave the zoo another chance, what a mistake. Do you not realize that these animals habitats are grossly lacking in natural habitat and size of the enclosures. Even my 8 year old Granddaughter noticed that the animals were not happy. Cats are in need of large habitats,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I went to this zoo in 2012 and was disappointed with the lack of animals that were there. I have since decided to visit the zoo again and remained disappointed. This zoo is very clean and the setup is very orderly and nice. Unfortunately, there still isn't that much to see. It is a mini-zoo and it should warn people... More 

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Seattle
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41 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Kinda disappointed in the lack of activities and viewing opportunities. I'm glad the related school students get the experience to help maintain the zoo, but the value to paying customers is inadequate.

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Redmond, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was a really fun experience! The tigers were beautiful and so much closer than at the Woodland Park zoo. We were there at feeding time and it was interesting to hear the keepers talk about them .

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Mpls.
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14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Nothing here was too special, but it was a nice way to spend an afternoon while visiting my sister. Lots of small children were having a ball. Perfect for them since it is a small zoo.

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Issaquah, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The cats were especially interesting. The viewer could get close enough to appreciate these magnificent predators. Lots of family activities available also. The grounds are small but well planned.

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Issaquah, Washington
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16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

this is a great family zoo. Small so you just need a couple of hours. The enclosures are large and natural and the animals are beautifully cared for. The main attraction are the Bengal Tigers and the Cougars. In the winter the reindeer festival is great fun. They also have alpacas and other small animals that one can hand feed.... More 

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