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Ochsner Zoo

Address: 903 Park St, Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone Number: 608-355-2715
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great little zoo. Free to get in but you don't have a lot of things to look at. Kills about 29 minutes. Probably great for the little ones.

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Manchester, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We enjoyed this zoo so much we brought the rest of the family back the next day. This zoo is just big enough to enjoy for all ages! My dad can't do much walking &we we had a 4 year old - it was the perfect size for both.

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Bloomington, IL
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86 reviews 86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This zoo is so great. If you're wanting to see hundreds of different species, you won't find them here. However, if you want a very pleasant experience in a lovely area, this zoo is great. We started going here when our son was very young and we still love going back. We go to the Dells and experience all the... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I love this park. Even when it is busy, it is a peaceful place to visit. The free zoo is a special treat as well as the river walk. The playground and shelters are nothing fancy, but adequate.

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

It is pretty cool. Especially the Prairie Dogs. Don't get caught feeding them food you brought. Even though they live sunflower seeds. Then there is a trail to follow to a bridge and there is a park right next to the zoo. So a great day to spend with family.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We have been going to this zoo for about 40 years so I am sentimental but you should go. It is home to few animals so you probably won't spend more than an hour or so. The prairie dogs were the most fun.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a little zoo that has about a dozen species. Most of the animals are rescues or are retired from other zoos. Takes about 45 minutes to go through.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

They have a variety of animals that are very well cared for. There are informational plaques at each display and the staff are full of more information. Nina the llama took an interest in my husband which we found hysterical. There is a beautiful park right next door - a great family place to picnic and spend the day.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
100 helpful votes 100 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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