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Reid Park Zoo

Address: 1030 South Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone Number: +1 520-881-4753
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Ranked #12 of 133 Activities in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Reid Park Zoo is a hidden gem, nestled in the center of Tucson, and is the perfect place to enjoy...
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: Reid Park Zoo is a hidden gem, nestled in the center of Tucson, and is the perfect place to enjoy time outside while discovering the wonders of wildlife.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This was the first time my husband and I have been to the zoo. The enclosures were spacious and clean. The animals seemed content. We went right when the zoo opened and all the animals were out and about. It's a small zoo but has a really good selection of animals for a reasonable price. You can pay to feed... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Great zoo, not the largest I've been to, but it was really clean and nice. Thanks to not being too large the route was also easy to follow. I especially enjoyed the otter exhibit. One of their otters was absolutely amazing, entertained us for about 20 minutes! But someone should give the otters more toys to play with, the poor... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
7 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We were hesitant to go the first time a couple years ago, but this place is really pretty awesome. The variety of animals is quite unusual, the surrounding grounds are lovely, and here it is smack dab in the middle of the city. And the size is very manageable. You can spend a day if you want, but even a... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We almost always visit the zoo when we are in Tucson. We love the intimate venue. You actually feel close to the animals and get to really enjoy them more. The park isn't so massive you're exhausted after walking around but isn't so small that you feel like you missed out on something.

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We made the mistake of taking our five year old grandson to the zoo in August. It was so hot that the animals were hiding, we were melting and my grandson was miserable. However, it's a good zoo if you pick the right time of year.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

For a small Zoo, I was greatly impressed. The animal enclosures are fairly large and very clean and the whole park is so well maintained. The animals did not have that caged appearance that you sometimes see. Easy walking and a very enjoyable experience for the whole family.

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Marion, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Of all the zoo's I have visited, you don't get any closer look than at this zoo. Very enjoyable day.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We visited this place last month and it was a great adventure. Very well layer out. The Elephant exhibit is awesome. Walking paths are easy to follow and the staff at the zoo are top notch.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Reid Park Zoo is just the right size with a perfect amount and variety of animals to make your visit exciting and enjoyable. Navigating the Zoo is easy and even on a week-end in January it was not too crowded. Bring a camera. Excellent place to bring young children.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This zoo has a good variety of animals. And is small enough that it doesn't take up the entire day. We had five adults and four children and we knocked it out in about four hours. The food at the restaurant was great and well portioned. They have a baby elephant that was born in August which was fun to... More 

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