This is a great zoo - especially as it is free! We had a nice look around and watched several talks - good seeing the polar bear training. Definitely recommend a trip.
Click below for expert advice on animal welfare in tourism.
About Lincoln Park Zoo
1 - 10 of 3,882 reviews
We had a good time watching the animals. The polar bear was swimming and they have a nice spot to watch him while he swims. The cages for the cats seemed so small though and they looked frustrated.
Did I say Free and we are in Chicago. Yep Free. Nicely laid out. Plenty to see. Parking is a nightmare. You can park for free on Stockton St but you either need to get there early or get lucky that someone is leaving.
Walked here from the city and arrived early afternoon. It was a hot day. Walked around the enclosures. We didn't not see many animals maybe too hot for them which is understandable. The lion was great though sleeping at the glass. I think it is...More
We have been to zoos all over the country: San Diego, New York, DC, Milwaukee, St Louis ... After all that we were very impressed this this zoo. It has this historical feel, yet the enclosures are over the top modern. The enclosures are huge...More
This is a great way to get settled into Chicago after a period of travel. It's free, amazingly manicured with flowers and gorgeous landscaping and the animals are wonderful. My family loves this place. It is very easy to get here with the city buses....More