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Cougar Mountain Zoo

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A small zoo that has special charm. You can pay an extra fee to feed the tigers. My son loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anchorage, Alaska
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Small but worth the visit

If you have small children you could easily spend a day here. Just having the adults we spent a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Stamford, Connecticut
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“woodland park”(5 reviews)
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19525 SE 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027-8676
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small zoo that has special charm. You can pay an extra fee to feed the tigers. My son loved feeding the tigers. A fun little jaunt to kill an hour or two.

Thank jeanedz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at Lake Sammamish I wanted to take my kids to a zoo. Was going to drive into Seattle but found this one only 2 miles from us and I am so glad we went here instead. My tiger loving daughter is insisting we...More

Thank Astoriadancer
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you have small children you could easily spend a day here. Just having the adults we spent a little less time but it was great nonetheless, We had an up close experience feeding a white tiger, got spat at by a rude llama and...More

Thank strauchjanicej
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I love tigers! And this zoo not only gives you great viewing opportunities with Royal White and Golden Bengals, but if you have a little extra $$ you can feed them (safely of course) or go even further w enrichment. So neat! The gray wolf...More

Thank P_K_Richardson
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We read the reviews about this place and they were mixed. We took our grandchildren ages 6 and 11 and they had a good time! They fed the tigers and other animals and really enjoyed the whole experience. The Zoo may be small but it...More

Thank hiker29
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It was OK, if you just want to see cougars. Children might get bored after the second or third cage of cougars.

Thank mddsf
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A wonderful small zoo!! Down a mountainside with animals from far and wide. The animals are close up and well kept. You will need to be able to walk up and down a slope on sidewalks. My only suggestion is better items of learning and...More

Thank Alvin N
Reviewed June 23, 2018

I'm ambivalent about zoos, but this small, clean, well-kept zoo has a friendly staff and what seems to be sufficient space for the animals they keep. Great for small children, easy to navigate and walk.

Thank LarryJ917
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I think this zoo's size is an advantage, its easy to get to and easy to come see what you want without using the entire day. We have a membership and bring our daughter on nice days. The bird show is fun as well as...More

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Not a big zoo - head to Woodland Park for that experience, but has unique animals and a personal, comfortable feel to it. Beautiful statues of animals in their magic garden are great photo ops. They’ve got their big cats, emus, tons of birds, and...More

Thank travelfar-often
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Sharon R
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Response from LarryJ917 | Reviewed this property |
The souvenir store has some snacks, but that's all.
September 3, 2017|
Response from Shauna S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is $13.50 for adults and $9.50 for kids 2-12. There are $1 discounts for seniors, AAA members, and military.
September 3, 2017|
Response from mathmagican | Reviewed this property |
General (13+) $13.50 Seniors (62+) $12.50 Child (2-12) $9.50 Under Age 2 FREE Zoo Member FREE Parking FREE Group Discount (12 or more) $1.00 off per person _______________________________