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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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Great, little , zoo

This is a really nice zoo. Located in the heart of Tucson's shopping area. Once done head on over to Broadway Rd The El Con Mall... There is Target, Ross, Shoe Carnival, J C... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This is a really nice zoo. Located in the heart of Tucson's shopping area. Once done head on over to Broadway Rd The El Con Mall... There is Target, Ross, Shoe Carnival, J C Penny ( the only one in town ), Burlington Coat Factory, Wal Mart... and many food places. But now about the Zoo. Well maintained. Friendly, clean... More 

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Parker, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Main thing I liked was that you can actually see the animals. You're not left wondering if it's behind that rock 400 ft away. I was most impressed with the elephants. This is a small zoo, so it's a nice fun thing to do for a couple hours, not a day long event. The animals seem well cared for and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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97 reviews 97 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is small enough that it isn't overwhelming to families with children and it takes under a half a day. Interesting programs, good small gift shop. Exhibits are well done. We have the added bonus right now of having a baby elephant that is absolutely charming running out and about during the morning hours most days -- a lot of... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We recently took our toddlers to Reid Park Zoo and all greatly enjoyed it. It's small enough not to be overwhelming, and you don't need to spend all day to feel like you've gotten your money's worth. We went on a relatively cool (68) but sunny day, and the animals were all very active. The enclosures were nicely done, as... More 

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Tucson
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I visited the Tucson Zoo with some friends last week. First visit in 35 years. It was just delightful. Of course the weather was perfect on that day which always helps an outdoors activity. It took about two hours to casually see all the animals. Really, really nice. All the enclosures were interesting, there was lots of water and shade... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Reid Park Zoo is growing and adding wonderful exhibits continually. The last time I was there I rode the camel.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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158 reviews 158 reviews
31 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

in fact, we really took our time and read most all of the very informative signs regarding the animals as well as listened to the many Zoo employees talks about the animals and their habits and finished in just over two hours. Easy up and down trails through a beautifully landscaped property as similar to the different animal's native environment.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I take my 6 and 3 year old every now and then and we always want to go back again. When we went last month we got to ride on a camel.

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Tempe, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We took our granddaughter to this zoo while Mommy was in the hospital with the new baby sister. It was our first visit but she has been there regularly. Regardless...she was super excited and I saw why after a few minutes. The exhibits are close up and personal. We actually even fed the giraffes. The elephant enclosure is very open... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The diversity of animals in this zoo is always entertaining. The park is expansive and many people come there for morning and evening walks around the wide sidewalk around the entire perimeter. The location is convenient to a shopping mall directly across the street, and only a several minutes from downtown. I would recommend this zoo to my friends.

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