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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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Small, fun zoo.

The Idaho Falls Zoo has a good variety of animals. This visit the animals were very active. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CoCo Doug K
Ammon, Idaho
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Nice little zoo!

For a small town like Idaho Falls to have their own zoo they have done a great job for a zoo. It... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
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2725 Carnival Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Idaho Falls Zoo has a good variety of animals. This visit the animals were very active. The family of lions were playing and entertaining. The otter was showing off. This is a great place to bring children.

Thank CoCo Doug K
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

For a small town like Idaho Falls to have their own zoo they have done a great job for a zoo. It isn’t San Diego Zoo by any means, but they have a nice variety of animals. The facilities are nice and clean and a...More

Thank dogsrthebest
Reviewed October 9, 2018

A person in our party wrecked on the incline coming down from the duck pond. Another visitor with his family helped out the injured person up from the wreck-crash into the wood fence, just down the hill from the duck pond, we looked around for...More

Thank Miss Jannie M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been to this zoo many times and it’s always a good experience. It’s small but the atmosphere is really nice with all the trees and shade. They seem to take care of their animals pretty well. It’s definitely a nice...More

Thank Stefani M
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Took my teens. It was a nice hour and a half walk. There is some diversity of animals everyone seemed well kept. It's nice that they have peacocks roaming about. A neat little petting zoo, too

Thank brook19652
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The enclosures and lovely and well maintained. The animals look happy and healthy. THey have a surprising variety of animals too! This is a great zoo!

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The Idaho Falls zoo is not very big, but it was very nice. The landscaping was very pretty. They have a nice variety of animals: exotic birds, primates, zebras, bears, camels, a tiger, wallabies, penguins...and more. The animals all had spacious habitats and appeared well...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It had been several years since I'd been the local zoo and I was surprised by diversity of animals... just amazed. Great experience and a lot to see.

Thank golfintazz
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Ticket was very cheap, for all the beautiful animals you get to see here! My daughters were very excited about the red panda. You can go around it in 2 hour, there are other attractions in the park if you are looking to spend a...More

2  Thank samizuqu
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Great zoo! The executive director let my family touch the tortoise. My cousin works there. My family always have a great time seeing the animals when we go there. They're always making improvements. The peacocks roam free.

Thank Randy T
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Key B
August 17, 2017|
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Response from 690janettel | Reviewed this property |
NO, dogs are not allowed unless they qualify as ADA service animals. Per the zoo's website... " * Pets are not allowed on Zoo grounds. * ADA service animals are allowed; however, companion animals are not allowed for the... More
Shannon M
April 21, 2017|
Response from mkb506 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there are No elephants at this Zoo.
August 17, 2016|
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Response from NewEnglandBred78 | Reviewed this property |
ScottnCheryl is right on the pricing per ticket at the gate. However, there are discount tickets available through the Sleep Inn & Suites in Idaho Falls. They are $5.50 per person and each ticket admits two people so the... More