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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Nice little zoo

My family and I have been to this zoo many times and it’s always a good experience. It’s small but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stefani M
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Small but nice

Took my teens. It was a nice hour and a half walk. There is some diversity of animals everyone... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
anchorage, AK
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 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
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
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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