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Baton Rouge Zoo

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#14 of 71 things to do in Baton Rouge Features Animals
3601 Thomas Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70807-1672
+1 225-775-3877
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Nice Zoo to visit!

Always a nice Zoo to visit! We have visited this Zoo several times with our children! Always a fair... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jamie W
Hammond, Louisiana
via mobile
Looking for Big Cats!

The zoo was great. The animals were not very active at first...but we were there until later in... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lillie H
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More than 944 animals and birds, set in their natural outdoor habitats, plus a children's area, tram and train rides make this a family-friendly attraction.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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3601 Thomas Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70807-1672
+1 225-775-3877
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always a nice Zoo to visit! We have visited this Zoo several times with our children! Always a fair amount of animals and not too pricey ! A fun place to visit!

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The zoo was great. The animals were not very active at first...but we were there until later in the day. When it got closer to feeding time, they started moving around more.

Thank Lillie H
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

The zoo seems like an iconic summer family thing to do. The Baton Rouge is right for families looking for a day at the zoo. We saw mostly moms with strollers and toddlers. My boys are teens and we had a great time. Never too...More

Thank Bassfont
Reviewed June 6, 2017

My niece spent the night at the zoo and loved it. They got to feed the animals and see where the food is kept

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed May 16, 2017

I am a member of my local Zoo so when I go out of town I like to visit other zoos. The Baton Rouge Zoo is nothing special. The animals look well taken care of. There are several exhibits that are empty and have been...More

1  Thank Sherri H
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Great place for children go in the evening when its a little cooler all of the animals will be out and about.

1  Thank Curtis F
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

My kids (4 years old and 2 years old) love this zoo. I think it's best to visit in the morning because the animals seem to be more active. My kids also enjoy the park and petting farm in the middle of zoo.

1  Thank Lauren J
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Love the BR Zoo. It's the perfect size for families with small children. Reasonably priced. We always take our wagon. Next time we will pack a lunch because the food lines are incredibly SLOW. They either need more food stands or more personnel. We were...More

1  Thank terri E
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Oh my goodness, will someone please resuscitate this zoo? Give it some much needed donations, endowments, grants, volunteers, etc. I bought a Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo membership as a gift for some friends. Boy was I glad they requested this gift because this...More

3  Thank desireem891
Reviewed February 4, 2017

They have been doing a lot of upgrading lately. i'm very pleased with the new enclosures and highlight the animals in their regions. The walk through the zoo is still a little odd, as there is no fluidity and you have to pass through the...More

1  Thank Tabitha D
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