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Swetsville Zoo

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4801 E Harmony Rd, exit 265 off I-25, Timnath, CO 80528-9567
+1 970-484-9509
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Interesting Place

It is worth a look- just a donation will get you on the property with all kinds of metal scrap... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2014
Debra T
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Riverside
Quirky entertainment

The "zoo" consists of many metal sculptures, most of which have an element of humor. It's a lot of... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2014
Tecolate
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So Cal
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  • Average7%
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4801 E Harmony Rd, exit 265 off I-25, Timnath, CO 80528-9567
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Reviewed September 28, 2014

It is worth a look- just a donation will get you on the property with all kinds of metal scrap objects- lots of dinosaurs. Lots of shade for wandering around but makes the photos dark.

Thank Debra T
Reviewed September 15, 2014

The "zoo" consists of many metal sculptures, most of which have an element of humor. It's a lot of fun. Free, but donations accepted.

Thank Tecolate
Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a great time killer on a cloudy afternoon. Not everything was open but the sculptures are awesome. Great photo ops!

Thank Dawn E
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Traveled with friends and children and we really enjoyed seeing all of the metal sculptures - very unique!

1  Thank Zeesmom
Reviewed July 28, 2014

A must see when in Fort Collins, co. It's free, great work of art!!! My husband & I really enjoyed checking this out. Donations excepted well we did. to us well worth it. Great imagination!!! Great for the whole family. Just love it.

2  Thank Justinerobinson
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stopped here because you can easily exhaust sites to see in this part of Colorado, especially in the winter with young kids. It's so fun that this guy put this place together and just lets people walk around. His creations are whimsical and really amazing....More

3  Thank LEJ45
Reviewed July 9, 2014

We visited the Swetsville Zoo on a recent trip to Fort Collins. It was an amazing place and Free!!! They do accept donations, which we gladly gave after viewing this awesome collection. Our only disappointment was that the river that the Swetsville Zoo sits by...More

Thank Ander52014
Reviewed July 4, 2014

Bill Swets has created his zoo from old machinery, farm equipment, car parts and unrecognizable metal objects. He is quite creative and his creations are fun to photograph.

2  Thank M B
Reviewed June 30, 2014

I loved visiting the Swetsville zoo! So many metal creatures and sculptures that you could walk around for a while and not see anything. Great with kids, so many things to see, not to mention it's free! It is a great way to spend a...More

2  Thank Grace M
Reviewed June 25, 2014

We went here several years ago and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Tthe metal welded creatures and modes of transportation must be seen to be believed. I was told by a resident of Ft. Collins that the acreage was sold to Costco and plans for a move...More

2  Thank lesliesuej
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SeasonedTraveler1K
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Response from censusgal | Reviewed this property |
Times vary You may call Phone: (970) 484-9509
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Chad T
February 7, 2015|
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Response from Michaiah V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they're allowed, as far as I know.
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