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“Lions and Tigers and Bears oh my!”
Review of Columbus Zoo

Columbus Zoo
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Powell
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Home to more than 11,000 animals representing nearly 600 species from around the globe, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium leads and inspires by connecting people and wildlife. The Zoo complex is a recreational and education destination that includes the 22-acre Zoombezi Bay water park and 18-hole Safari Golf Course. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium also operates the Wilds, a 10,000-acre conservation center and safari park located in southeastern Ohio. The Zoo is a regional attraction with global impact; annually contributing $4 million of privately raised funds to support conservation projects worldwide. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Columbus Zoo has earned Charity Navigator’s prestigious 4-star rating.
Reviewed January 30, 2012

Jack Hannah is the man! This zoo is top notch. The animals and the grounds are so well cared for. There are even rides in the zoo and it is connected to a water park! The shows are great as well. This is easily a 2 day adventure. Dont miss it!

Thank deelish411
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

Be sure to check the temps and dress accordingly, especially if staying past dusk to see the nightime lights as temps drop considerably once the sun sets. The light show is not to be missed over the Holiday season. We enjoyed drinking hot chocolate and seeing the winter animals like the moose and polar bears more active than usual due to the cooler temperatures. Fantastic job Columbus Zoo; we come back every year to enjoy this great event!

Thank Boggybill
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

A great place for a family get away. Great staff and affordable. I enjoyed the way the staff handled the animals as if they were there own family member but still realizing they were a wild animals

Thank Steven P
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Reviewed January 29, 2012

Gotta go! Jack Hannah's zoo and nothing could be better!

Thank Jordanfamilytravels
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

We've been here several times and each time there is something new or different. The kids really enjoy it. There are lots of places to rest and sprinklers in the summer that mist you. There is lots to do. It's a nice way to spend the day. You can get through the whole zoo without having to rush in an afternoon. The food prices are extremely high but there are places to picnic so you can bring your own food to those areas to save money.

Thank OhioFamilyof5
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