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Southwick's Zoo

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Wonderful surprise!

We specifically went there for the sloth encounter (awesome experience) but ended up spending four... read more

Reviewed yesterday
aurorasky100
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Providence, Rhode Island
Worth it

A lot to do. Hands on and very interactive. Deer park, petting zoo and bird feeding were the best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim R
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Somerset, Massachusetts
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Reviewed yesterday

We specifically went there for the sloth encounter (awesome experience) but ended up spending four hours there. The animals were all clean and active, clearly well cared for. I particularly loved deer forest where you walk on the trail and can either feed the ones...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot to do. Hands on and very interactive. Deer park, petting zoo and bird feeding were the best parts.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like most family attractions these days, admission is pricey especially for a family; but this is a great local zoo. With a family membership, I take our toddler there multiple times each month during their season (May-November?). Well staffed, staff are continuously cleaning up, maintaining...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank sograinboston
Reviewed May 15, 2019

I don't know what it is about New England and zoos but for some reason they can't get it right. Providence does OK, franklin Park is a disgrace and Southwick is over priced and very mediocre, This place is such a hodge podge of displays...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank mike t
Reviewed May 13, 2019

is a private zoo that rivals others around the Country. Look at the website to see the depth and the breadth of the animals you can see and learn more about. Easy walking, easily acceptable, and great viewing areas make this a must see place....More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank leonardc538
Reviewed April 19, 2019

Southwick Zoo was a great day trip. We had a blast walking through the zoo and observing the animals. There is a reindeer area where the reindeer walk up to you and you can feed them. All the animals look content and the zoo is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Andre589
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to the zoo during a Halloween event with 4 of my adult nieces. We had a blast walking through the zoo and observing the animals. They are all beautiful and seemed very content. The tigers were my favorites...one orange and one white. Such beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Gloria B
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I took my 2 teenagers and my 2 favorite little nieces for the day. We had a blast! The zoo was full of great animals to see. It was clean and offered lots of activities to do. The sky ride was awesome, as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Southwick's Zoo was a great day trip for our family visit that included grandparents and six year old twins. We arrived at opening and saw the bird show, rode the tram train through the woods to view the animals and the sky ride. The butterfly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dondee2
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Took our 3 Gkids for the day. Had bought our ticket on line in June! Discount for seniors & kids, weather was cool, so lots of animals out! Loved the giraffes & monkeys!. gorillas where funny, they where walking around covered with blankets! We brought...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Villageidiot58
June 12, 2019|
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Response from leonardc538 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Call!
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June 1, 2019|
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Response from leonardc538 | Reviewed this property |
They have a petting zoo. Just protect your clothing. The goats like to eat..... I had more fun that my son and grandson, if that's any indication....
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SoxFan777
July 19, 2018|
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This is definitely worth a once a year or once every other year visit. Only Catskill Game Farm (now closed) had this number of exotic animals in the northeast. Local zoos can't compete with this. I didn't hear anything about... More
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