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Seneca Park Zoo

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Address: 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY
Phone Number: 585-336-7213
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Great for the little kids.

The Seneca Park Zoo is a great place to take the kids to. Lots to look at, easy to get around, a playground right in the middle of the place.......all makes for a fun day. As a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mary R
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Seneca Park Zoo is a great place to take the kids to. Lots to look at, easy to get around, a playground right in the middle of the place.......all makes for a fun day. As a grandmother with my grandsons, 4 & 6 years old, I also appreciated many places to sit down and that many were in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Zoo is not big, but animals are treated nicely there, you can see tiger, elephants, penguins, polar bear or seal. You can go under and see them swimming and playing together. This Zoo have lots to offer for single parents or whole family. I do recommend this to see on your travel, you want be deposited.

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1 Thank Adriana G
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went recently with my daughter and another family. We had a great time, but the enclosures are a bit small. I couldn't help but feel sad for the animals. But, it's very interesting and they are obviously very well cared for. There is a playground and water park for the kids too, so great for hot days as well.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to bring the kids. Many exhibits, zoo teens around with exhibits and to answer questions. New lion Africa exhibit is great. Improved elephant house. Penguins always cute. New baby sea lion this year. Good place to spend a couple hours outdoors. Lots of food and a gift shop available.

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter, 6 year old granddaughter, and I made a visit early on a Sunday. The zoo has changed considerably over the years, so if you've not gone since your adult children were young, it's worth a visit. Be aware you'll do a lot of walking, not all of it level, and there are limited places to sit down. My... More 

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Farmington, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Small zoo, but the Lions are cool! They have some nice community events for children as well as adults. A quick day trip for animal enthusiasts.

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Tariffville, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a family discussion we selected Seneca Park over Rosamond Gifford in order to see a Polar Bear for the first time. The zoo is situated within Seneca Park in Rochester. Because of its location it is a long, skinny zoo as opposed to the more spread out configurations we have seen at other zoos. Looking at the map of... More 

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Rochester, New York
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is a great place to spend the day. Many exhibits,adding new animals and fun.Parties and even weddings have taken place here.

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1 Thank Tom H
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole trip was pretty educational for me, there were a lot of stands around the whole zoo with young volunteers explaining about the animals. The zoo was also really clean! My family and I walked around the whole zoo and managed to go for the elephant bathing session which was also very eye opening while the guide explaining about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here with hundreds of runners for annual zoo jog, many kids and youth, friendly staff / volunteers, through the zoo for the last leg of run, most fun!

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