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Utica Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Wromg time but still fun

Took the girlfriend up to New York to visit family and decided to go here at some point. We went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tehacerr
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Central Florida, Florida
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Surprisingly nice zoo with unique animals

Utica Zoo is a diamond in the rough for a small town. It has a wide variety of unique species that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan R
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Carol Stream
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“small city”(13 reviews)
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Located in Utica, New York, the Utica Zoo is the perfect place to get a little WILD! With so many ways to learn and explore, the Zoo is great for all ages. Bring the whole family, or maybe just that special someone. Rain or shine...or snow, the...more
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1 Utica Zoo Way, 220 Memorial Parkway for GPS, Utica, NY 13501
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+1 315-738-0472
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the girlfriend up to New York to visit family and decided to go here at some point. We went while it was snowing and they were still open. Loved all the animals and sights when you walk to some enclosures. The lizard and fish...More

1  Thank tehacerr
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very fantastic experience in the variety of animals that they had there. My kids truly enjoyed it

Thank 54lshelby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Utica Zoo is a diamond in the rough for a small town. It has a wide variety of unique species that many larger zoos may not have. We weren't planning on visiting it but due to weather concerns, our plans changed and I'm glad they...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice family day walking looking at the animals. Seals are a good show feeding the monkeys, the goats and lamas kids playing in the play ground walking to look at the owls and lions in the back didnt see any alligators in the pens tho...More

Thank doloresw521
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The Zoo is not big and not much selection of animals but nicely maintained and great trails with friendly staff and amazing view, Nice place for an hour or two surrounded by nature.

Thank OZONKZ
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

This place sucks it has no animals and the quote on quote “zoo keepers do there business in a bedroom in the top floor of a small building!I hate this place and it was a waste of time and money!#Don’t come hear!

2  Thank Joey M
Reviewed March 14, 2018

The Utica Zoo is a nice zoo for a small city like Utica. They have a good variety of animals and the setting is lovely and park-like. It's a great place to take little kids, they always have some sort of activity going on. It's...More

Thank HRHmum
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Uticas zoo offers lots of animals anfd you can easily spend a whole day wandering around. When I have been there it is not very crowded, so you can take your time watching the animals

Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

They have done some amazing things here over the past few years. New exhibits, a fun interactive trail for the kids (fun for snowshoeing during the winter), and very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Nhfire152
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

They have the best trained lions and also they give sea lion shows and also they have a wide selection of things to buy there also there prices are low. They have a zoo camp for kids in the summer. They also have a playground...More

Thank Msully007
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Hi, there is basic food available and drinks of course but the best thing you can do is to take your own food, when I rang up to book tickets and I asked about food I was urged to bring some, I was with my wife so it's not... More
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May 21, 2015|
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Kelly, my wife and I took a slow steady walk around stopping after a couple of hours for a bite to eat and we were finished in about 4.5 hours, go there and enjoy your day
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