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Alexandria Zoological Park

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great Small Zoo

What a wonderful place! We've been to lots of zoos, and this is one of the cleanest and best set... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2012
Laura D
Alexandria, Louisiana
Very run down!

This zoo SUCKS, dont waste your money on it. Even though they try to build new things evey month it... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2012
Alexandria, Louisiana
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride”(32 reviews)
“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 June 5, 2012

What a wonderful place! We've been to lots of zoos, and this is one of the cleanest and best set up zoos, with people who really care about showing visitors what they do and why.

Thank Laura D
Reviewed June 3, 2012

This zoo SUCKS, dont waste your money on it. Even though they try to build new things evey month it is not contributing to the excitement of the zoo. The zoo is very small and only takes about 20 minutes for a big price! Dont...More

Thank BestReviews101
Reviewed May 27, 2012

The zoo is small, but well maintained, with a good variety of animals. My family loves this zoo, and I take my 10-year-old son regularly. He wants to be a veterinarian now, and I'm sure this is why. One of the few things to do...More

Thank ddvines
Reviewed May 7, 2012

A nice family/group outing any time of year. Safari Lights between Thanksgiving and Christmas each year is a tradition for our family and some friends. The animals are usually moving about at night. The paths are well-lit by decorative Christmas lights. The train ride is...More

Thank GK M
Reviewed April 12, 2012

We like this little zoo alot. We're on our second annual membership, kids seem to never get tired of this place. We recently went to the Houston zoo which was big and confusing and crowded and made us miss the smallness of the Alex zoo.

2  Thank ShellySteve G
Reviewed April 11, 2012

Great atmosphere of Louisiana. Well kept and animals are very healthy. Great job of signage throughout the zoo.

Thank travel0pini0n
Reviewed March 6, 2012

This is one of the nicer zoos I have been to. It has grow so much since momma brought us there as kids. Lots of shade. Almost always a breeze. Nice even in the hot, hot summer.

1  Thank Melba R
Reviewed January 15, 2012

Has a nice park for the kids to play after touring the zoo!

Thank Eva S
Reviewed December 22, 2011

As far as zoos go, this has to be one of the smallest around, but it does offer a wide variety of southern "swamp" animals and insects, so it has a few items you might not see somewhere else. If you have kids, this is...More

Thank Bauerfest
Reviewed November 28, 2011

For a small town this is definitely a rare find. The zoo is well laid out with lots of activities for young and old. The train ride is great and lots of animals. GREAT PLACE

Thank g0net0beach
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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 Alan R | Reviewed this property |
Adult 7.50, child 5.50, 3 under free and senior 4.50