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Roer's Zoofari

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Don't expect sidewalk viewing of lions, tigers or great apes, rather friendly interactions with the feathered and furry. Visitors can purchase animal feed items, such as parakeet sticks, and watch as the colorful birds land at their fingertips; feed...more
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1228 Hunter Mill Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1300
+1 703-757-6222
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great small zoo. It is great for small children. They will have fun encounters with several animals. If we are in the area again we will stop by.

Thank TXSeabees
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While Reston has next to nothing to do, Roer’s Zoofari provides a slightly interesting place to visit. We visited in February so pretty cold. They don’t have birds out in the winter, and most disappointing was no Giraffes were out. They do have plenty of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ryanbW6835AM
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We finally made it in while the zoo was open. The place does close for cold temperatures so please call before you leave the house and verify they are open. Our first trip there we got less than a block away only for someone to...More

Thank jaydani2018
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Those who have been to the Thoiry Zoofari outside Paris and expecting a similar experience would be hugely disappointed. There’s no rhino, lion, etc. It’s a pretty small place, and the number of animals is quite limited, but it’s pretty scenic, and families with young...More

Thank LamN_12
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is no zoo: it is more like a farm with farm animals you can feed. The kids would love it. The young female staff members were in a bad mood first thing Sunday morning: they had very little to say and couldn't even say...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ontheroadagain33
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

When I heard there was a zoofari in Reston, VA I had low expectations. But, I was completely surprised when we visited with our friends and our young kids. There was a wide variety of animals. They all looked healthy and happy. The Park was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank milhouse5134
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I visited the Reston zoo with my daughter and grand kids and it has been improved with new management. The farm animals have been moved , they replaced the wagon ride with a retrofitted school buses and added a camel ride . I also liked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Maha M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Set your expectations by reading about this place before going. My “average” review doesn’t mean it’s terrible, as some have indicated. Just know before you go. Grandkids loved it. If adults are expecting The National Zoo you’re gonna be sorely disappointed. Roam around. You’ll see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 93KenL
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Such a great day. It's a small zoo, but still enough for a toddler to see and enjoy and so many picnic benches to enjoy a peaceful lunch. We went on the open air bus and the driver was amazing and super friendly. We also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ginagina2424
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We took our two grandchildren. They enjoyed feeding the animals and the bus ride. You can picnic on the grounds at the several table throughout the zoo, or in a group picnic area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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May 1, 2017|
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Response from Marsha R | Reviewed this property |
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December 26, 2016|
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Response from Gamma I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several of places to rest. Some animal sections are close.
August 23, 2016|
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Response from ConnieP757 | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid day and it was pretty warm but the animals were all very willing to interact. It was a lot of fun.