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Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary

#1 of 31 things to do in Folsom Features Animals
403 Stafford St, Folsom, CA 95630-2643
+1 916-351-3527
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Really great small zoo

Don't miss this attraction. There are many animals here in a fairly small space. Great place to... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
El Dorado Hills, California, United States
small zoo but very good environment for visiting with the animals.

great for children and there is a miniature railroad to ride on there. Such a nice natural... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Granite Bay, California
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403 Stafford St, Folsom, CA 95630-2643
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Don't miss this attraction. There are many animals here in a fairly small space. Great place to take toddlers or stroller size kids. Good parking, good easy paths, nice gift shop, low admission. Worth the stop.

Thank Hedgehog1313
Reviewed March 30, 2017

great for children and there is a miniature railroad to ride on there. Such a nice natural seeting for both animal and spectator.

Thank Gwenhwyfawr
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Nice destination to relax and see animals up close and from our area. Good for old and young not looking for a 'Disneyland experience'.

Thank ahagemyer
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Located nearby Folsom library, Lion Park (with playground), and an small train kids can ride, this is a nice little zoo if you're nearby. They have animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Major attractions include tigers, bears, mountain lions, peacocks, monkeys,...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed March 9, 2017

A visit to this little zoo was a pleasant way to spend an hour or two. It is very manageable, and a big hit with children. Each animal has been rescued, damaged in some way, and unable to live In the wild. Most impressive are...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This small zoo/sanctuary is an excellent place to visit. They include many animals from the California regions; my favorite being the mountain lions and black bears. It is small and well-paved for easy access and the animals are easy to see, when they are out....More

Thank GREG B
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Great small local zoo, but lots of wildlife saved from various places, including injured animals that they help and save. Support this wonderful zoo.

1  Thank rhenderson1225
Reviewed January 27, 2017

In response to Editeded's review that zoos are a dying breed and there are better ones in the bay area, it is important to remember that the complete title of this facility is Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary with an emphasis on the sanctuary. This sanctuary...More

2  Thank tomcarla
Reviewed January 18, 2017

this is a wonderful small Zoo great for the whole family, clean well kept enclosures ~ always enjoy our visits to this Zoo and they keep making it better.

1  Thank 1213Kath
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Fallen out of fashion these days. Zoo's are a dying breed and this is one that I would take a pass. If a Zoo in in you future, take the 90 mile drive to San Francisco Zoo and see the real thing.

Thank Editeded
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