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“love this zoo!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mill Mountain Zoo

Mill Mountain Zoo
Mill Mountain, Roanoke, VA 24014
540-343-3241
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Ranked #12 of 61 things to do in Roanoke
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Owner description: Vistors are wowed by the more than 45 species of animals at this zoo, including rare and endangered breeds like the snow leopard, the white-naped crane and the clouded leopard.
VA
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“love this zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

This is a great zoo and very child friendly. It is small enough that little kids won't tire out before seeing most of it, but large enough with the variety of animals to keep the interest of older youth and adults.

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Brevard County, FL
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Tiny but fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

The zoo is small but offers insights into some animals which are not on exhibit elsewhere. In my travels I visit many zoos which are usually reciprocal to my membership in my local zoo. I enjoy seeing and learning about different animals. For example, I had never seen a wolverine before and found that the one at this zoo had been donated by Jack Hanna of the famous Columbus Zoo. They also had Red Pandas and Pallas Cats. There was a train ride which encircled the zoo and a play area for young children as well as a small snack area. Enjoyed this visit!!

Visited October 2012
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Roanoke, Virginia
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379 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Snow leopard & red panda!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

I was thinking this wouldnt be much but was surprised. The zoo was well maintained and had a few animals id never seen before like the red panda and snow leopard. Would recommend.

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Floyd, Virginia
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15 reviews
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“Small, but still fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

This zoo is on the small side when compared to others like NC Zoo. I went here as a child and then again on a "field trip" in college. Beautiful area..

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Blacksburg, VA
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Small, but great for little kids”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This zoo is great for about K-3rd grade. The zoo is small, easily walkable and since little ones have small attention spans, no one gets bored.

That being said, it's EXPENSIVE for what you get. I know they have to keep the zoo going, but a large percentage of the exhibits are closed/empty and when I'm paying that much money, I want to see everything the zoo has.

Visited June 2012
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