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Binder Park Zoo

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A Hidden Gem of a Zoo

This is one of the best little zoo’s you will find. Located in a beautiful setting with natural... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Battle Creek, Michigan
Great zoo for this area

Really cool zoo in a mid sized town, new additions every year on two, good way to get your feet wet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Battle Creek, Michigan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the best little zoo’s you will find. Located in a beautiful setting with natural animal habitats. Many great events throughout the year and special holiday events too! Fun for any age and a great way to spend a day!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool zoo in a mid sized town, new additions every year on two, good way to get your feet wet without driving to far.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bathartx46x
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are from out of town but have been to this zoo 3-4 times over the last 5 years and we have definitely enjoyed ourselves each time. This zoo has some really cool features. There is a nice variety of animals including giraffes and bears,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed January 7, 2019

As indicated in the subject, this zoo has been going downhill the past few years. We live nearby and are members but it needs some work.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeffgP527LT
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We visit Binder Park several times a year. We love the additions they have been making, especially the lions! We love the walk through "Africa" and even the hike back to the main park. The wetland area does need some work. It's been closed partway...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MRR48917
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This zoo has lots to offer. From feeding giraffes to riding a carousel to face paintings and much more. A few restaurants to stop and eat at too. Kids and adults of all ages love Binder Park Zoo.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tyandme01
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We've gone two years in a row and we arrive right at 11am so we get to park close to the entrance. The food is phenomenal. Good number of exhibits and diversity of animals. Being able to feed the giraffes is always a highlight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovestotravel81
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice zoo but ridiculously priced. Feeding the giraffes is outrageous! So sad because the kids love it. I understand that it's to help fund the animals, but when is it too much? The last raise in prices was to much for me. I no longer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bradbrandi
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This zoo was a great place to just pass time with family when in the area! There prices were also very modest!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joshc1411
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This zoo doesn't have as many animals in a small area, but it's well worth your time. There are plenty of interesting creatures there, and they've set it up so you can get a nice scenic walk in if you care to. Well recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Zelma H
October 23, 2018|
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Response from Laurie R | Reviewed this property |
Parking is always free, I don't think there are any free days, but if you have a zoo membership at another zoo, they partner with those zoo's and do 1/2 price admission if I remember right.
Liz S
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Shawn Ann G | Reviewed this property |
They have been out both times we have gone this summer. We didn’t go on 90 degree days, but it was hot both times.
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I just checked Binder Park Zoo website & you can rent wheelchairs & motorized carts. Hope this helps. Prices are listed on their website.