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“Rambling zoo with fair collection, but the gorillas are worth the trip”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Louisville Zoo

Louisville Zoo
Ranked #12 of 171 things to do in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence
Jacksonville, FL
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232 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Rambling zoo with fair collection, but the gorillas are worth the trip”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Louisville has a reasonably good collection of animals, but there is a relatively long rambling walk for th3e number of exhibits. Without a doubt, the best exhibt is a relative large gorilla collection.

Visited August 2013
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“Great Zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

This is a great local zoo. It is extremely well kept and organized. This is worth a visit if you are in the Louisville area.

Visited September 2013
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“Great zoo.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Been going here all my life, every time I go, the new attractions and animals never cease to amaze me. I would suggest this zoo to anyone visiting Louisville.

Visited June 2013
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palmyra
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“Good local zoo”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Liked watching the polar bear, grizzleys and seals. Liked the wallaby site. Some hilly walkways but should be ok for wheelchairs. Would visit again.

Visited July 2013
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Madison, Indiana
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“Louisville Zoo - Great Day Trip for the Kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

I attended the Louisville Zoo with our preschool classes on a day trip from southern Indiana. The best part were the cheers on entering the parking area.

Use the Louisville Zoo website and pre-arrange and pre-pay the admissions, pretty good group discount with this option. The open area just inside is a great place to get everyone rounded up and synchronized with the detailed maps. There is a great rock terraced area for group photos also.

Once inside, the youngest children were entertained with the many "photo op" areas of animal sculpture, rocks and other features, so we got lots of great pictures.

The train is back! Yay! The children loved riding and no trip to the zoo is complete without a picnic lunch in the many open areas.

Last but not least, save a few minutes for a ride on the restored carousel, even the "oldsters" had fun.

Visited August 2013
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