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Reid Park Zoo

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Address: 1030 South Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone Number: +1 520-881-4753
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Description: Reid Park Zoo is a hidden gem, nestled in the center of Tucson, and is the...
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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this cute little zoo has a lot to offer, very clean and well kept. you are able to see the animals up close.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Spring Creek, Nevada

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Spring Creek, Nevada
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

this cute little zoo has a lot to offer, very clean and well kept. you are able to see the animals up close.

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Deming, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This zoo is one of the best zoos I've ever visited, not because it is big (like Memphis) but because because the quality is unlike any zoo that I've ever been to before (haven't traveled much to zoos (Atlanta, Memphis & El Paso). The animals actually looked healthy, most of the animals actually looked happy as well. You also have... More 

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your visit! More 

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177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Pros: The enclosures were all of a good size for the occupants. There was a fairly decent variety of animals given the extreme temperatures that they have to deal with. The elephant family was great fun to watch and the baby elephants were adorable. Went early enough in the day that many of the animals were out and active. The... More 

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Reid Park Zoo is a place that you will want to visit over and over again. Our baby elephant Nandi is just one year old and already a superstar. It is so nice to see the animals in a spacious environment, as apposed to cages. Fun for children of all ages.

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review! We hope to see you at Nandi's birthday party on the 22nd. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I have been coming here since i was a child whenever we visited my aunt in Tucson, I like it because it is small yet very complete. extra fun right now since the have a toddler elephant and a teen elefant soo cute

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us be a part of your life. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very nice exhibits was a bit small but very nice to be able to walk the small zoo in the extreme heat of Tucson enjoyed my time there I would recommend it

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

We are a small zoo - with the BIG fun job of providing great care for animals and serving our guests. Thanks for the recommendation! More 

Tucson, Arizona
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This zoo is perfect for little ones. It's small, well maintained, and not too crowded. There's a water play area that's open in the summer, so be sure to bring an extra set of clothes. For $3 you can feed the giraffes at certain times of the day, which my son loves. Kids love the baby elephant. There's also a... More 

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and feedback...and for sharing your "little one" with us on a regular basis. I'm glad you find features in the Zoo that you all enjoy. Please don't ever hesitate to give us a call if you have specific quality concerns that we can address. We certainly want to make sure you visit often. More 

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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Really enjoyed this Zoo - smaller than expected, but just the right size for families with children under 5. The elephant park was wonderful - if you visit, visit first thing in the morning when the animals are active. Also, the train outside the zoo is somewhat disappointing - we thought it was a zoo train to see animals, but... More 

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

We frequently hear we are "just the right size" for families. We are glad you agree! Thanks for visiting. More 

Fall River, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Arrived after 10:30 on a Saturday morning wanting to make sure I caught the baby elephant.. After looking at the map to find her location I was surprised at how small the zoo is. What surprised me more was how great the exhibits were. Because the animals were so close I found myself spending quality at each exhibit. Other zoos... More 

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks. We will keep up the hard work, if you promise to keep visiting! More 

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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Not the largest zoo but great for $ 9. The best thing to do is to get there early as the animals are less active in the heat .Also I've seen the parking lot get pretty full around 10:30 in May. An annual pass is only $35 so if you like photography this is the way to go. You can... More 

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Vivian V, Manager at Reid Park Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for posting photos with your review! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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