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David Traylor Zoo of Emporia

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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,best small zoo in Midwest. Beautiful flowers and plantings. First class for sure.

Just love to take friends and family to this zoo. Abundant flowers. All animals in very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve K
Mom n son

This is a fantastic zoo. Nice place to see a variety of animals. Would go back every time I visit... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
waynemy2017
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75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just love to take friends and family to this zoo. Abundant flowers. All animals in very nice surroundings and well taken care of. New additions each year.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve K
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic zoo. Nice place to see a variety of animals. Would go back every time I visit Emporia and surrounding areas.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank waynemy2017
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I love visiting this zoo. The flowers are beautiful in the summer. For small town zoo it has a unique blend of animals. The flower arrangements are beautiful!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoeyOzark
Reviewed June 24, 2018

It's small, but nice We took my father-in-law And a couple tots from our extended family It's zoo Americanna style Animals in the zoo include ducks, prairie dogs, vultures, bison, deer, red foxes, and cougars.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MiltonSiegele
Reviewed December 17, 2017

This FREE zoo is amazingly clean and pleasant every time I visit. The horticultural displays are every bit as interesting as the various animal exhibits. It's obvious the staff really cares about their work....

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank epd507
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is a wonderful little Zoo! The landscaping is very well done, it is probably maintained by volunteers, so thank you to them. The animals seem to all have nice facilities and are cared for. I was quite chilly the day we visited, but there...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This is a nice zoo to walk around and see a few animals. I couldn't help but notice how very clean all the animals environments where. These animals were well cared for. The zoo is free to visit and free parking too!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed August 29, 2017

This free zoo does not have the most exotic animals around, but it is quite well stocked for a free zoo. There were swans, both white and black, a mountain lion, a cute prairie dog town, and bald eagles, among others. Be sure to check...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bob W
Reviewed August 22, 2017

May be a smaller zoo, but it's beautiful. Lots of animals in a gorgeous setting. While this zoo is free, you can be a friend of the zoo for specials at other zoos. I definitely recommend the David Traylor Zoo beautiful!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Susan F
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We chanced upon this zoo by a suggestion at the William Allen White House. It is easy to find, free, and has a great collection of animals in a nicely landscaped setting. The enclosures were all very clean and the animals appeared well cared for....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Trevor W
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