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Binder Park Zoo

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7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
+1 269-979-1351
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Small Town - World Class

This is one of the best kept secrets in the Mid West. I have been to the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave S
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Chicago, Illinois
Fun zoo

One of our favorite zoos. We make a point to go to them all and the Africa safari makes this one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
812mattc
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Pinckney, Michigan
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wild africa” (56 reviews)
“train ride” (25 reviews)
“african safari” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION
7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
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+1 269-979-1351
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"feed giraffes"
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"natural setting"
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"africa section"
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"lion exhibit"
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"face painting"
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"swamp walk"
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"children's area"
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"kids love"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the best kept secrets in the Mid West. I have been to the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago and this is far better. It is in a natural setting and you are close to the animals. You can even feed the giraffes....More

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite zoos. We make a point to go to them all and the Africa safari makes this one stand out.

Thank 812mattc
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Many things to see. Well kept up. I love the new African exhitbs. The train ride is lovely. Easy access to all of the exhibits.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We often travel to Michigan to visit family, and this summer we decided to spend a weekend in Battle Creek to break up the drive from the Detroit area to Wisconsin. We loved this zoo - it's arranged very pleasantly - lots of trees and...More

1  Thank Lisamarie1138
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

When my grown son and his family came to visit, they specifically said they wanted to see Binder Park Zoo. I was thrilled because I've always enjoyed being there. The entrance is easy to find and there's signage directing you to parking, the picnic area...More

1  Thank Paulaghost
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Animals up close, monkeys making faces on the other side of the glass. What a fun day. Giraffe feeding right out of the kids hands. We loved everything

Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We love being Zoo pass members! We can visit anytime, spend a couple of hours or all day! Plenty of room for the kids to burn Off energy. Animals are in habitats, not in pens so they are spread out. There is plenty of walking...More

Thank Abbie B
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great local zoo. They have a nice selection of animals and things for young kids to do. They have a train which takes you on a nature path through the woods. They have a small petting zoo, you can feed and brush...More

Thank niki h
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Always a great time to see the carved pumpkins, kids in costumes, and enjoy the animals in cooler weather. Amazing staff and volunteers, good community spirit!

Thank agarlock829
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Love bringing my whole family out for the day, lots to do and even more for kids to enjoy. Food and restrooms to accommodate everyone of all ages. Would recommend this to everyone.

Thank Beth P
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Cassi V
28 July 2017|
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Response from BJ L |
We arrive around 11:00 am and left when the park close at 5. We saw most but not all of the park- including the wetlands and African exhibit. I thought it was a rather early closing time for peak summer and a Thursday but... More
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Karen J
27 July 2017|
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Response from CommishFriz | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the zoo directly to have that question addressed.
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