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Utah's Hogle Zoo

2600 East Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-582-1631
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Type: Zoos
Activities: Walking
Description: Family-friendly entertainment at affordable prices: this zoo features more than 1,100 animals fom all over the world.
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San Francisco
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

My biggest pet peeve with zoos is paying a huge admission fee and then visiting the animal enclosures and discovering that all the animals are curled up behind a rock or tree and impossible to see. That didn't happen at the Hogle Zoo. It was fairly easy to see the giraffes, lions, rhinos, elephants, zebras, sea lions, and bears. Even... More

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Even though our kids are all grown up, we still like to go to the zoo! The Hogle Zoo has great exhibits, very clean, plenty of shows to keep the kids entertained, etc. Great place for the entire family!

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Rigby, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Amazing selection of animals. Every staff member we came across was so friendly and was eager to tell us about the animals. Fantastic food there too! All around great place!

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

On our vacation in Park City we decided to drive the half hour to visit the zoo and were more than impressed. The weather was cool and we had a few showers. This kept the crowds away but allowed the animals to be more active. The staff were all very friendly and committed to making our visit a success. All... More

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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After having given this place a bad review in the past, I have to admit that now I'm impressed. All of construction is over and the place looks wonderful, what an improvement. They have created more of a natural habitat for the animals where before these poor animals were stuck in a cement prison. Good job Hogle Zoo, I definitely... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was our second time attending the zoo. Our kids always love the zoo. But I would say I was a little disappointed that most of the attractions were not there. The polar bear was out and most of the animals were sleeping. Tiger, and Lions. We went at 11am - 4pm so maybe that was not a good time... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

What a good time! Don't miss the wild bird show. This zoo lets you bring food and drinks in. Close parking and no parking fee. The place was clean and they have a fun gift shop. Some rides available with large walking paths. We loved viewing the Giraffes, Rhino's and other animals. Take your strollers, umbrella's and friends. Tip -... More

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las vegas, nv.
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

wow, what a very nice zoo!! We thoroughly enjoyed this place, it is very clean and easy to navigate. The zoo is quite a bit larger than I expected as well with a fair assortment of animals to be seen...No, it is not the San Diego Zoo so if you go here with those expectations, you will be disappointed...we had... More

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Murray, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I've been going to Hogle Zoo since I was a little tike and it has gotten better by leaps and bounds by the year. It is not a large zoo but most of the animals have large natural looking enclosures. Did not get to see the giraffes and zebras in their new home due to the ostriches being introduced to... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went to the zoo again this year and loved it - again. The favorite was the bird show - the eagles soaring in above the crowd was really neat for kids and parents. The gorilla viewing was also really neat - we were 4 ft from the gorilla - separated only by the glass. Our kids really were impressed... More

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