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Potawatomi Zoo

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Address: 500 S Greenlawn, South Bend, IN 46615
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Nice zoo

We went here for their Walk on the Wildside function. The food was good and so were the wine tastings.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
Jan R
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South Bend, Indiana
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South Bend, Indiana
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love this zoo! It is a very nice zoo given the size of South Bend. Zookeepers always very friendly, animals well cared for and always something new going on. We will be members again next year!

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Thank NatalieSP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting new zoo's, and this became a quick favorite. It's quaint yet offers alot of different animals. The exhibits allow you to get a close encounter, with most of the animals. The reptile house was a family favorite.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

The tigers were all running around, pouncing on each other, and climbing up love to these big animals activity. We also enjoyed the reptile house too! Me and my husband had a wonderful time at the zoo today. Besides the amazing animals, the grounds are gorgeous, clean and well kept! One down side is I personally felt, space they gave... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I've been going since I was a child and I'm always amazing at Potawatomi. It's a clean, easy to get around zoo that is well worth the visit. It's in the middle of town but you don't feel like you are in an urban location. I always try to visit when I'm in town.

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Thank Sara D
South Bend, Indiana
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150 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We went here for their Walk on the Wildside function. The food was good and so were the wine tastings.

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Thank Jan R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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124 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Took the grandkids here for the afternoon. Everyone enjoyed the zoo. It is a fairly small zoo but has plenty to offer.

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Benton Harbor, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Didn't get to see many animals. Most were asleep or just not there. Staff was pleasant. There is a shop there, but it is pretty costly.

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Thank Ashley C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

great presentation of a local zoo with a deep collection of animals from various continents. very well don trail through the zoo that has very well constructed displays. a feeding zoo is of great interest to kids and adults alike. well done and well kept exhibits will keep the attention of all ages. a good destination, budget 2-3 hrs.

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Thank Andrew S
South Bend, Indiana
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Our Pottawattamie zoo has been there as long as I can remember and 955. It is well-kept just the right size to walk around without getting too tired. Very kid friendly, with the duck pond in front and animals to feed. They have special days where trainers come out and are available to talk to and ask questions. Last year... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Plenty of choice at the zoo.you can even feed the animals. Clean and the shop is hood value as well. Had my forst corn doghere and the fun was good 😊

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