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Cosley Zoo

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1356 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-3425
+1 630-665-5534
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Cosley Zoo

Cosley Zoo is a great place to visit with the family, especially if you have younger children who... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa B
via mobile
Quaint but organized

Good for a quick visit with kids, it's a great community zoo. Probably hard to spend much more than... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Julia J
East Lansing, United States
via mobile
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“farm animals” (25 reviews)
“young children” (17 reviews)
“duck pond” (7 reviews)
1356 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-3425
+1 630-665-5534
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cosley Zoo is a great place to visit with the family, especially if you have younger children who love animals. They have a variety of farm animals along with a deer, owls, and a bobcat. They have a cute gift shop which will have holiday...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Good for a quick visit with kids, it's a great community zoo. Probably hard to spend much more than two hours there. Basic farm animals, bobcat, deer, coyote, fox, raccoons, birds, bunnies. Love that you walk one path to see the whole zoo, it's easy...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We love Cosley Zoo and have visited many times over the years. Not too big, easy to navigate without being exhausting. Not too small, lots for the kiddo's to see and to interact with (not "boring" ;). Especially great on a crisp Fall day. Beautiful...More

Thank 61thereser
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I love taking my grandkids to this small zoo -- many farm animals and a few rescued animals from area such as deer, bobcats, etc. Lovely atmosphere and kids love it.

Thank mlmluy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We love Cosley Zoo! Small, well done, and easy for families with young children. Great place to go for Christmas lights and fall festival fun!

Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We take our kids here quite often. The Zoo always decorates or holidays. With Halloween coming up, they will be selling pumpkins. They have an old train caboose the kids can climb in. Teh also have a workign barn so kids can see what it...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

An attractive small zoo perfect for all ages. Parking may be an issue on busy days. Free admission. A pleasant assortment of animals that will delight all. Animals are well cared for. There is also a gift shop. A comfortable spot for a two hour...More

Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed 24 August 2017

During a recent trip I was taken to this location. Good place for up close viewing of the animals, expecially for young children. Safe environment for all.

Thank grouper1948
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Nothing fancy but it's a great little place to just take younger kids for a couple of hours outside and not in direct sunlight the whole time.

1  Thank L Z
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Cosley Zoo is small but sweet! What a great resource for the community to have a zoo right here! It's not as extensive as Brookfield or Lincoln Park Zoos, but perfect for a lovely visit with family and children. And it's so easy and convenient!...More

1  Thank Happy E
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28 April 2016|
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Response from LeBonVieTravels | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to be a resident...I see someone copied the non resident prices above. Still a great deal and fun place to take your kids or grandkids.
Lynda M
16 June 2015|
Response from Palatinedave | Reviewed this property |
from the website Our Hours: January-March: Daily 9 am-4 pm April-October: Daily, 9 am-5 pm November: Daily, 9 am-4 pm* After Thanksgiving-December 23: Daily, 9 am-9 pm December 26-30: Daily, 9 am-9 pm Christmas Eve: 9 am-12... More