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Swetsville Zoo

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Address: 4801 E Harmony Rd, exit 265 off I-25, Timnath, CO 80528-9567
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Intertaining and unusual

it has been some time since I was there but it was very interesting and artistic. the imagination is alive and well!!!

Reviewed January 21, 2017
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

it has been some time since I was there but it was very interesting and artistic. the imagination is alive and well!!!

Thank Lyzze
Colorado Springs
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53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Great use of old parts and pieces of vehicles and machinery. Creative and inspired art. Well worth the stop, donation and time.

Thank johnY7709QU
Greeley, CO
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48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I've loved going here since I was a child. I wish they could have built all they set out to originally, but it's still a fun place to take the kids and the artwork is certainly unique.

Thank justinandlindseyk
Windsor, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

great for kids and photographers or just art appreciators, good location, close to Fort Collins and Timnath, a charming small town

Thank telegoddess
Windsor, United States
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98 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

I have been going here since I was a young kid. I now take my kids. Amazing artwork made from old junk by the hands of an amazing man. It is being torn down piece by piece by the city wanting his land but it is a must see before it is completly gone. Free. Good for families, singles, groups...... More 

Thank Brianna M
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161 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you like looking at weird metal junk, you can either go here or go to the Larimer County Landfill. It's all about the same.

1 Thank Kickbass
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59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is free they would like donations, but I didn't see a spot for donations. There is some nifty things to see. There is numbers by each creature or invention but I didn't find a key to the numbers anywhere. There is a fun little spot for kids to make some music down by the river. So if your... More 

Thank Ed S
Wellington, Colorado
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154 attraction reviews
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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

It's free. Amazing work, with unique and fun sculptures. Worth the exit, literally off the freeway. Will return someday.

Thank Rob M
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

Stopped in during the week with out of town company. Had the place mostly to ourselves. Able to walk around unhindered by crowds. Fascinating to see what has been made from old scraps and "garbage" that has been thrown out. We often take visitors to our city to this attraction. Seem to see something new each time we visit.

Thank RSkiba
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Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We were in town visiting family and looking for something to do with them for a little time outside. They suggested this place since they like going there with there one year old. We were skeptical about it base on their description, but ended up having fun. The sculptures were very creative and well done. It is looking a little... More 

Thank keipem

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