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Address: 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Phone Number: 401-785-3510
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Drawing visitors from across New England, this zoo is home to more than...
Drawing visitors from across New England, this zoo is home to more than 1,000 animals from around the globe including polar bears, tree kangaroos, moon bears and giraffes, all on display in natural settings.
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I have been to may parks, Roger Williams has such a great variety of animals and things to do it is a must visit when in Rhode Island.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Rocky Mount
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Roger Williams Park, in my opinion, is one of the best zoos in New England and possiblyon the East Coast. They have made many improvements and adeditions. It's a must see on anyones list!!!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a must for families. The exhibits are updated pretty regularly and there is always a seasonal theme that allows access to the animals (if you prepay ahead of time and sign a waiver). Our last trip included feeding the giraffes by hand and having the seals perform tricks for us as we fed them fish. The red panda... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Wonderful place and a beautiful park setting. Best zoo in New England. Don't miss the buterrfly event in the spring and the pumpkins event in the fall.

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Pawtucket
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I have been to may parks, Roger Williams has such a great variety of animals and things to do it is a must visit when in Rhode Island.

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Yarmouth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place for the whole family no matter what your age. If you love animals you will love this zoo, Clean, well kept and all the animals are easy to view. Very informative. The grounds are park like. I would say this is a great way to spend the day, I went with my older children (young adults) and we... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are in Providence around Halloween, plan to tour the park at night when over 1,000 pumpkins come to life. The area is divided into themes for displaying the most amazing carved and painted pumpkins. Bundle up and enjoy the exhibition!

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Salem CT
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

if you have never been to the Zoo in the fall when they do the Pumpkin extravanganza you have to go, take the family, it is truly unbelievable.

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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365 reviews 365 reviews
184 attraction reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Roger Williams Park Zoo is a medium sized zoo in Providence, RI. The zoo is set up well, so that strolling through it at a leisurely pace will allow you to see all the animals and exhibits in about three hours. Some of the highlights were the elephants, giraffes and snow leopards. We were also there during Halloween time... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Literally had thousands of real pumpkins carved and lit as jack-o-lanterns. A true fall season spectacular in New England. We returned the next weekend, because we couldn't get enough on first visit. A tip to beat the crowds... Weekends are very busy. If you purchase a ticket with dinner, it adds a nominal cost, and allows you to go around... More 

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Milford, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The Roger Williams Pumpkin Spectacular is an amazing event for all ages to see! There are 20,000 different carved pumpkins for the month of October - November. Each section is themed with a specific type of carvings and music is playing in the background. There are many people if you go on a busy night, and it can be hard... More 

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