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Sunset Zoo

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2333 Oak St, Manhattan, KS 66502-3824
+1 785-587-2737
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Quaint and quiet

We are new to the area and needed to keep our older kids entertained while waiting on movers to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tempe, Arizona
Small but fun zoo

The zoo in Manhattan KS is small but well worth the time and expense. We tend to go there when we... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Manhattan, Kansas
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2333 Oak St, Manhattan, KS 66502-3824
+1 785-587-2737
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are new to the area and needed to keep our older kids entertained while waiting on movers to arrive. Decided on an impromptu Sunset Zoo visit while driving around Manhattan on a Saturday afternoon. I was actually surprised at what the zoo had to...More

Thank TNoslen
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The zoo in Manhattan KS is small but well worth the time and expense. We tend to go there when we have out-of-town guests, especially those with children. There is a good variety of animals at the zoo although some of the very large ones...More

Thank Oldbutspryhikers
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Kids love to visit this zoo every time we're in Manhattan. The exhibits are close together (compared to the National Zoo in D.C.) which makes walking the zoo a breeze. Love the peacocks that wander around on their own!

Thank thistlen
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Living in the area we'd been many times through the early years with our children, and now are taking grandchildren. Although the zoo spent many $$ to build a new ticket office/gift shop and an education center, the animal exhibits are sadly lacking. It is...More

Thank HMP32015
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went with our daughter's family and always enjoy the exhibits, which are very well done. The animals appear healthy and calm, and the zoo is just the right size to see in a day with small children. The picnic/park area in the center is nice...More

Thank charlesmichaels2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The zoo is fun! The wallaby with Joey in her pouch ... so Cool! Tigers, snow leopards, chimps and cheetahs .. are you kidding? This is a great zoo!

Thank dgbeach2016
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This zoo was so peaceful and so nice to walk around. We are from Omaha and our "world top 3 zoo" is just a mad house most of the time. So this was a great mix cool animals and low key atmosphere. It's a hike...More

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It cost only $25 total for my family of seven to get into this zoo, but while we were pleased at the low price, we did find that at this zoo, you do get what you pay for. First of all, we got there 1.5...More

Thank iloveelitchgardens
Reviewed 25 June 2017

As you enter the winding path to begin your adventure your greeted by a variety of sounds. Admiring each enclosure can sometimes be an eye spy game for the shy animals, but you are rewarded by their beauty once you spot them. I personally enjoy...More

Thank DisneyGirl04
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We expected this to be a small zoo, but we didn't expect for it to be quite as small as it is. We took my toddler on a weekday afternoon with only two hours until closing. Turns out we only needed 45 minutes, and that...More

Thank rhodeswelltraveled
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