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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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Great gem in Idaho Falls

The zoo in Idaho Falls is the largest in the state and it is a great gem in this small town. The... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Joanna B
West Valley City, Utah
This is a must see in Idaho Falls

Take the family and you will not be disappointed. This is wonderful go to place in Idaho Falls... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Pam L
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

The zoo in Idaho Falls is the largest in the state and it is a great gem in this small town. The entrance fee is quite reasonable and we spent a lovely afternoon there seeing the animals.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Take the family and you will not be disappointed. This is wonderful go to place in Idaho Falls. Don't miss this one.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pam L
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Very small but well kept and fun! You will probably only spend a couple of hours max walking through the entire zoo but your time will be well spent. For people with disabilities and the elderly there are plenty of benches throughout but a few...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We visited the zoo in August 2017. We have been to the zoo before. It is right-sized for families with small children. Enough interesting animals to see, and right-sized so the kids can walk on their own. We had children from 2 years to 5...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a really nice zoo! It's great to have a easily accessible place to basically have the world at your feet. It doesn't cost much, it is delightful with beautiful plants and trees, and the staff has been very helpful each time we go....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I've never been when the animals aren't active. Always better yo see them up & around in their habitat. Kids are so much more exited remember things they were doing. A great selection of animals too.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Brent L
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We went to visit the lions exibit where there were young lions. There a many other animals at this zoo and I am suprized that a city this size has such a nice zoo.

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed November 9, 2017

For a small town zoo this one is excellent. They have a good variety of animals, and the facility is always kept very clean. The petting zoo area is very enjoyable for the younger kids. There is obviously not as much as you would find...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Several renovations have been made since we last visited, improving the quality for both visitors and animals. This zoo has made great advances since its early days of steel and concrete cages. I always bring a camera and try to visit at least 3-4 times...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank entropy43
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I found Tautphaus Park without much trouble, but finding the zoo inside the park was quite a challenge. I could not find a sign for the zoo until I asked several people about it. Then I found a small sign attached to a fence. It...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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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