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Dodge City Zoo

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Nice zoo.

The zoo is free - which is great. They do ask for donations or you can be a pet parent. We spent... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Kimberly H
Our family enjoyed this very much!

My 17 year old animal loving son, husband and I had time to kill in Dodge City. This small zoo was... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Champsmama3
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Small zoo that features more than 45 mammals and birds on display.
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Wright Park, Dodge City, KS
+1 316-227-8066
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This was the cutest little zoo. And free. It took all of half and hour to “stroll” this zoo. Now I was here on a pretty cold day but if your in the area it’s right in the center of the park. If you have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet H
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Nice zoo for locals and for tourist to visit. I enjoy watching the animals so it was well worth the trip. This is a free zoo (donations are appritiated), but it is small. Still great for locals just to see a variety of animals and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Randy O
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We have visited this zoo multiple times and enjoy it everytime.It is very nice and well kept. Particularly enjoy being able to feed, with feed purchased onsite, the ducks, geese, fish and turtles!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tina B
Reviewed June 2, 2018

The zoo is free - which is great. They do ask for donations or you can be a pet parent. We spent about an hour walking through the zoo. Interesting animals and you do get an up close and personal view of them. I have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

My 17 year old animal loving son, husband and I had time to kill in Dodge City. This small zoo was a great way to do it. Yes it's very small and there aren't a ton of animals. That being said the proximity to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Champsmama3
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Interesting animals but it's a little run down. They have bison, wolves, a cougar, bobcats, a black bear, and Siberian tigers.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Cheryl920
Reviewed July 16, 2017

A free zoo! So glad to have visited a zoo where the animals can actually be viewed. Loved it and will go again. Afterward the park right out the gate was a great energy user before hitting the road again.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Penelope H
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Since it's a smaller zoo it's great to be closer to the animals. I always love seeing wolves and was impressed with the variety of animals and obvious dedication of the zoo staff. It's free, but I'm sure they appreciate if you leave a donation...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank harleyTMH
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Total dump even for a free zoo, the park next to it, a little Mexican girl peed all over the jungle Jim, the grandmother didn't even acknowledge it, my kids couldn't understand why we had to leave

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank karlab230
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited this zoo and was surprised to find out that it was free. They operate on donations. It had a bear, mountain lion, raccoons, birds, wolves, llamas, bison, monkeys, lemurs, and more. Nothing fancy, but a nice find while visiting this part of Kansas....More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank coric727
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