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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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High Quality Zoo

The enclosures and lovely and well maintained. The animals look happy and healthy. THey have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth O
Pretty little zoo

The Idaho Falls zoo is not very big, but it was very nice. The landscaping was very pretty. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valerie C
Columbia, Maryland
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“red panda”(5 reviews)
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2725 Carnival Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We were impressed with the variety of animals that we saw at the zoo. The zoo was clean, very mild odors, and all employees at the facility were excellent. We encountered several animal specialists who provided additional information about the animals. The admission to visit...More

Thank Barbaradee1959
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We stopped at this zoo on our relaxing day - it was small enough to easily walk and see everything but still had a good amount of interesting animals. The keepers were around to talk about the animals and explain some of their behaviors.

Thank PincJr
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This little Zoo is just perfect for a day trip. A variety of animals and birds, and lots of shade. The city takes great pride in this nice attraction.

Thank atouchofglass14
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I like to visit different zoos when I'm on vacation. My vacation, this time, brought me to Idaho Falls. This was a great discovery. You'd hardly know it's there. It's kind of like a neighborhood zoo. The admission price was quite fair, $7.50 for an...More

Thank paullesterphoto
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is a very nice small zoo. Great for travelers with kids. Loved the giant tortoises, serval cat, red pandas and snow leopard because we hadn't seen them before.

1  Thank Laura W
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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