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Alexandria Zoological Park

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Small excellent family zoo

My daughter works here as a zookeeper and on my trip to visit her a trip to the zoo was a must. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoAnn C
A fine little zoo

This was a pleasant little surprise. On a whim I stopped by this zoo and was happy I did. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saratoga Springs, Utah
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“local zoo”(6 reviews)
“nice zoo”(9 reviews)
Since 1926, Alexandria Zoological Park has shared the wonders of the natural world with generations of zoo-goers. Get face to face with 500 animals including lions, tigers, crocodiles, monkeys, bears, otters and many more. Come explore a natural...more
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3016 Masonic Dr, Alexandria, LA 71301-4240
+1 318-441-6810
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter works here as a zookeeper and on my trip to visit her a trip to the zoo was a must. It is a very small, quaint zoo, but plenty of animals and exceptionally clean. It is a must stop for family day or...More

Thank JoAnn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a pleasant little surprise. On a whim I stopped by this zoo and was happy I did. Lots of animals for it's size!

Thank TheCamMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t expect to be amazed but this zoo is great for the location. For people who always complain there is nothing to do, this zoo is a great day trip. Take advantage ... walk around multiple times and just enjoy the animals. This place is...More

Thank Crystal S
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful zoo! Lots of great animals and it was very clean! they have an animal hospital on site and they have a window where you can watch an operation! They were renovating several spots so hopefully they will be fixed by our next visit! we...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The climb up steps, front or back, is worth the Information and pleasant conversation. Tours, directions, costumed enactors, food and restrooms are offered enthusiastically. Do not miss this whether your first or sixteenth visit to Alexandria!

Thank osmanj1482
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This zoo took us about 2-2.5 hours to go through. We loved going through this zoo and have been a couple times and will go again. The zoo trails are gorgeous and there are quite a few animals to see and it’s so cheap to...More

Thank Sierra O
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I was surprised at how much we enjoyed our trip to the Alexandria zoo. It's not a huge zoo, but a lot of thought has gone into it. We took the train ride around the zoo and then walked through to look at the exhibits....More

Thank louisianagal
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I found it ideal to take pictures of the animal and because of it's compactness, it was not very tiring to walk the complete park.

Thank bob w
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I enjoy a good zoo and this one did not disappoint. I love animals and to observe them up close and this place gives you that opportunity .Well kept grounds and lots of animals to see. Great for the entire family to enjoy

Thank YoBob536
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Great zoo that is shaded throughout and an easy visit with children. Thoughtful layout and entertaining. Very well maintained.

Thank W68stephanier
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from AlexandriaZoo | Property representative |
Outside food and drinks are allowed inside Alexandria Zoo. There are several picnic spots inside the Zoo. For the safety of the animals, plastic straws, plastic lids, and glass containers are not permitted.
July 24, 2017|
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Response from Connie T | Reviewed this property |
Cost for admission is $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for children, $4,50 for seniors and free for children 3 and under.
July 24, 2017|
Response from alanrinla | Reviewed this property |
Adult 7.50, child 5.50, 3 under free and senior 4.50