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Zoo Boise

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Address: 355 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7670
Phone Number: +1 208-384-4125
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Next to Boise State University, a nice couple hour walkabout

The Boise Zoo provided a enjoyable walk and an inexpensive couple hour get away. We toured through all the exhibits and had a great time as a family. It does seem that there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
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Reno, United States
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went in April it wasn't too hot or too cold, took a five year old and a six year old and had alot of fun, We rode the carousal and had lunch and got to see the tigers and the monkeys and giraffes and elephants to name just a few. We really wanted to see the butterfly's but it... More 

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Thank Angel S
Boise, Idaho
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great Boise venue and experience, and right next to the Julia Davis Park, Rose Garden, Idaho History Museum, and downtown. Well laid out, lots of variety in types of exhibits, and a good variety of animals. Clean and well maintained. Employees are helpful and friendly. A good place for families and just renewing your acquaintance with some of the... More 

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Thank bobc012001
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun for the whole family. Lots of animals. May not be as big as other zoos but one of the best in Idaho

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Thank Jake C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little zoo near downtown Boise, Idaho. It is fun to walk down the green belt and see the giraffes peeking their heads over the fences! The zoo has a nice variety of animals, is clean, and is near many other attractions such as the Children's Science Museum.

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Thank DrJRN
Farmington, Utah
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I came to visit family with 3 kids. It was the best day ever. They had a wheelchair available so I could participate. The kids had a blast. The animals were amazing. The grounds were clean. There was a fun shop for souvenirs. I was just the right size so kids did not get tired. Great day overall.

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Thank melissasP3895HU
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was a wonderful place to take the kiddos for the day. They loved all the different little nooks and areas to explore. It is a wonderful way to teach the kiddos about different animals and what they eat, how they live and so much more. I am definitely taking my kiddos again soon.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I live in San Diego so we have a wonderful zoo here but I have been to the Boise Zoo twice now (Fall and Spring) and love it. The big zoos are great but this zoo is perfect if you want to go for a quick visit or wander through and take more time for a day visit and perhaps... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Zoo Boise ID a great place to take the kids year-round! They have a good selection of animals and the enclosures allow you to get close. In the winter it is quiet and peaceful, in the summer it is bustling and busy but not crowded. Our favorite is to go in the winter and chat with the snow leopards and... More 

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Reno, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Boise Zoo provided a enjoyable walk and an inexpensive couple hour get away. We toured through all the exhibits and had a great time as a family. It does seem that there are other events at the zoo which could be fun---we just walked in without checking. The zoo is in a downtown park and across the river from... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We have been going to this zoo for 40 years. Over the years it has evolved. I have been impressed with the number of improvements made. They have a very nice African exhibit which houses the Lions, Giraffes, and Hyenas as well as interactive areas which display a simulated African Explorers camp. There are educational areas as well as an... More 

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