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Ochsner Zoo

903 Park St, Baraboo, WI 53913
608-355-2715
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Baraboo
Type: Zoos
Fee: No
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2014
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

One hour from home, just taking a road trip, heard about the free zoo, a dozen exhibits, 45 min to see everything, nice shaded little exhibits, saw everything except timber wolves, parked 35' from the entrance without knowing where to park - that was luck. Few other people looking and it wasn't crowded. No steps to negotiate, just the curb,... More

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Buffalo Grove, IL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a very small zoo. I think there were less than 15 species of animals. A bear, llama, some dear, a few monkeys, a wolf, a potbellied pig, couple of goats, some geese. I may have forgotten a few but that is about it. 15 minutes should be enough to cover this attraction.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is a very small zoo but it is free and the kids still love it. The Prairie dogs are their favorite. It is the perfect place to visit when we have some time to kill and want to be outside.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We bring the Grandkids here for picnics and the Play area a couple times a summer. They look for ward to going there, one year we had a family gathering here and everybody liked it. The Animal area is not huge, but they have been adding a few things. If there Donate to it, its a nice thing to have... More

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Chicago, IL
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156 reviews 156 reviews
102 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Ochsner Zoo is a very small zoo, but there is no admission fee. A nice place to spend a few hours if you are in the Baraboo area.

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Great little zoo and park for families with children, thumbs up!! Have been going there since we were little kids. Now we take the grandsons.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

My mother used to bring us here when we were little kids, some of the stuff used to scare the crap out of me! That's great for a kid. FREE!

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Chicago
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Although it's small, it's definitely worth a trip to the zoo. Pack a lunch and picnic at the park across the street.

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Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Whenever we are in Baraboo we make a stop here. The little ground hogs are fun to watch. A little small but still a great place. Bring a lunch and enjoy it under one of the shady trees just outside the zoo.

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Baraboo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Lots of animals in very well kept inclosures, clean and always upgrading. Employees and city very proud.

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