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Elmwood Park Zoo

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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
+1 610-277-3825
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"Wonderful zoo that is fun for the whole family"

This is a fun, small zoo in Norristown, PA. Elmwood Park Zoo is a great place for people of all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Keith F
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Great zoo a local hidden gem

Had a great day with the grandsons. This zoo is a amazing local zoo. We will definitely be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“zip line” (29 reviews)
“pony rides” (21 reviews)
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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
+1 610-277-3825
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fun, small zoo in Norristown, PA. Elmwood Park Zoo is a great place for people of all ages, but is especially fun for young children. The zoo has a playground for children as well as a carousel. There are tons of places...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day with the grandsons. This zoo is a amazing local zoo. We will definitely be returning!

Thank IvoryHunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never heard of this gem, less than 30 minutes from my home, until I searched for places to take my toddler great-niece when she visited. Emma is 18-mos and this was a perfect destination for her! The zoo is small, which kept her...More

Thank Andrea_in_Philly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little zoo with a variety of animals and exhibits Looks of family friendly eateries Fun for the whole family

Thank TomT26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our granddaughter to the zoo for something different to do. It was clean and not overwhelming as some zoos can be. It's not a large zoo which is one of the reasons that we went it had many rides and attractions for kids...More

Thank bmitc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A smaller zoo with limited animals but it does offer a cozy atmosphere for young children to go for a 2 hour experience. Giraffe and jaguars along with the bald eagles were the animals that were interesting. The new exhibits were under construction. The kids...More

Thank Duraiya K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as crowded as Philly zoo but plenty of animals and attractions to interest younger kids. Would recommend on a day when you are looking for something to do.

Thank Justin S
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Very kid friendly zoo lots of animals and a playground food is cheap and good as well. I get a membership every year!

Thank salvatore3287
Reviewed September 6, 2017

There was enough to keep small children entertained and not over bearing. I thought the price was reasonable.

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great time at Halloween for the kids!!! Highly recommend this zoo anytime. The addition of the giraffes was A great idea; the zip line and new Buildings make this a destination in Norristown.

Thank Boombalatty
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Kirstyloo L
August 10, 2015|
Response from kzeemom |
Hi Kristy, Full disclosure - The adult climb has some very challenging obstacles even for adults with large steps required (read adult size legs needed). Courage and good balance is a definite plus. Only you can know if... More