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Sacramento Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Lions, leopards, meerkats and more!

We had a wonderful time strolling through this small, but terrific zoo accompanied by the jaguar's... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Stephanie M
Sacramento, California
Great Zoo!

Cozy zoo not too much walking like some zoos so you can see most areas. My favorite area is always... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Sacramento, California
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“reptile house”(33 reviews)
“giraffe exhibit”(22 reviews)
“snow leopard”(16 reviews)
Children and adults alike delight in this zoo's almost 400 species of wildlife.
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3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822-1123
+1 916-808-5888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this zoo many times over the last 20 years and it's just charming. Great for children and adults alike, something for everyone. Helpful staff, animal enclosures are big enough to see the animals but not too small. You can hurry through in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ronjones47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like zoos - this is a lovely place to visit. Well laid-out and a nice assortment of animals. Also great information at each exhibit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amy R
Reviewed December 28, 2018

We had a wonderful time strolling through this small, but terrific zoo accompanied by the jaguar's vocalizations. Despite the cold, most of the animals were out and active. First, we stopped by the Discovery Center where the kids were delighted to touch a hedgehog and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

this place has always been special to me I used to take my kids now I am taking my grandkids It is clean and the staff really know their animals and when they tell you about their animal you feel like you know them too...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sherry S
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Cozy zoo not too much walking like some zoos so you can see most areas. My favorite area is always the giraffes!!!

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Katvisiter
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I think this zoo is just the right size to take little ones to. Just as they get tired you have seen the whole zoo. The animals seem well taken care of and there is a good variety.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lanabeaches
Reviewed October 4, 2018

After growing up in LA and experiencing the Los Angeles Zoo, this zoo is a little small, but I have read that they are looking to relocate so they can expand. Inexpensive compared to a lot of things, parking can be a bit of a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank martha6262014
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We always have a great time at the zoo. Once we make our way around and see the wonderful selection of animals, we attend a show and have a wonderful lunch as well as other snacks. Good location and not overly crowded.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cmays2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

If you haven't been to the Sacramento Zoo you need to check it out anew. From the baby Snow Leopard to all the wonderful primates and of course the original tall boys it's a great family outing. And don't miss the delightful gift store!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pnpontheroad
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is just a great little zoo that makes for a really inexpensive & fun day. Definately recommend coming to this zoo at least once (if not more)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank heffay33
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Candice B
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can rent a wheelchair for $7.00. They have fun strollers for rent as well.
Dana S
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Yvonne0 | Reviewed this property |
Two hours. The food is actually good if you want to stay a little longer. Adding the little train ride and the Merry go round and the giraffe feeding will take more time
Kathy B
April 14, 2017|
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Response from zep5151 | Reviewed this property |
14.95 for adults