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Seneca Park Zoo

#7 of 143 things to do in Rochester Features Animals
2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14621-1097
+1 585-336-7213
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Very sad

Didn't see but three animals and they looked sad, no polar bears or sea lions, and the penguins... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lima, New York
Bargain season pass

For a family, a season pass is a must. Its good for a year and it pays for itself in one or two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Seneca Park Zoo inspires our community to connect, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“polar bears” (33 reviews)
“sea lions” (25 reviews)
“lion exhibit” (19 reviews)
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2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14621-1097
+1 585-336-7213
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't see but three animals and they looked sad, no polar bears or sea lions, and the penguins water was very dirty. Was very disappointed

2  Thank doreneevn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a family, a season pass is a must. Its good for a year and it pays for itself in one or two visits. We usually pack a lunch and spend half a day at the zoo. Having grandchildren it's an easy way to spend...More

Thank retiredxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today, my family and I went to the Seneca Park Zoo for the first time since we're new to Rochester and we had a wonderful time. Not many animals, but they were quite active even in the heat. We will definitely be back when our...More

1  Thank Reen0040
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo is a smaller one in size but for the size, I was happy with the amount of animals and variety of animals. They had a large lion exhibit, which was neat. Granted, they were just lounging around, but it was one of their...More

1  Thank sportslover9898
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We're season pass holders to the zoo, and we go there during school breaks and other related opportunities. It's great to go there even if it's just for a few hours!

Thank 188marina
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The zoo is a great family attraction. We have been there several times and each time you see something new and different. The animals are clean, their enclosures are clean. It is awesome to see such a wonderful zoo in upstate NY. I would have...More

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 19 May 2017

the kids love the lions attraction. getting In the tour bus and being so personal with the lions is amazing. reasonably riced, most of the time, a majority of the animals are in their places. memberships are reasonably priced and come with many perkls

Thank tylor H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had another great visit to the Seneca Zoo. We visited around 11:00am and the animals were active, crowds were minimal, the weather was cool and the educational team at the zoo were helpful. The field trips that are there are scheduled...More

1  Thank 882dawne
Reviewed 11 May 2017

last time I was there was a few years ago and they were redoing the elephant area. Definitely wear sneakers or favorite walking foot wear. We spent several hours between animals wolves eagle show inside repitile area,

Thank dawn227
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter wanted to adopt a penguin for her birthday. We adopted one through the Seneca Park Zoo. The process was quite easy. We went on a rainy day & not so warm day,which meant there were not a lot of people there. A lot...More

Thank ManateeCathy
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a lot of indoor stuff to do for two hours or so if it's too cold out to do the outdoor exhibits? Thanks
6 March 2017|
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Response from SenecaParkZoo | Property representative |
There are several indoor areas of the Zoo to explore! The Main Building, which houses the Aviary and primates in addition to a variety of amphibians and South American species, is the first one as you make your way through... More
how much is the entrance fee and how much to park?
28 July 2016|
Response from Rebecca T | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of year. This time, it is $12 for an adult, and was $9 for my daughter who is 5. They have a website where they list the pricing and the dates. It's open year round.
How long does it take to go through entire zoo?
21 July 2016|
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Response from Chen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it depends on interest (and weather), eg longer stay at seal / polar bear underground observatory on a hot day or Safari bus observation deck on a cool day. Half day is a good length, even if you don't see everything... More