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Zoo Boise

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Address: 355 North Julia Davis Drive, Boise, ID 83702
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+1 208-384-4125
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Zoo-tastic

Good little set up, and plenty to see. They have playgrounds for little kids (and big kids too if you are they kind of person). Plenty of photo oportunities with some interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good little set up, and plenty to see. They have playgrounds for little kids (and big kids too if you are they kind of person). Plenty of photo oportunities with some interesting reads

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the Boise Zoo is small, it fits the city perfectly. You are able to see quite a few animals in a short hours visit. There are rumors that they are about to start adding on to the zoo.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First to be honest...I'm a little bias because I volunteer at Zoo Boise. That said, if you have kids it is great! For a small city the size of Boise it is a great zoo! Lions, Giraffes, red pandas, snow lion, sloth bear...you can't go wrong. Make sure you take the "Conservation Cruise" just to the right of the entrance...you... More 

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Thank Alan M
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Boise Zoo is really a nice addition to downtown. Great collection of animals, good habitat, very clean. Makes for a nice family outing.

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Boise, Idaho
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo is surprisingly good for a smaller town. Close up with the tigers is cool but no elephants.

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Thank philsey
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great break in busy workday. Walking through is like being in a park with animals as guests. Even though it's always hard to see any animal caged, it's a great resource for young and old to see live the different species that make us this great, wonderful part of nature.

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Thank work2relax
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Boise Zoo is a clean and beautiful sanctuary for the amazing animals that call it home. A perfect place to spend the day with the family.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to take little kids. It is very user friendly. Not huge, so you can see all of the animals in one trip without the kids getting too tired.

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Thank SherryO1
Tonopah, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

So many different kinds of animals. Exotic as well as domestic animals, even goats! It was an awesome thing to do on an afternoon while visiting family.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Was in town during the off season and wanted to do something different. Stumbled on the zoo and for the price, we were pleasantly surprised. Good bang for the buck with lots of exhibits. It's no big city zoo but what do you expect for Boise.

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