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Seneca Park Zoo

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Address: 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14621-1097
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5853367213
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Animals are active in the winter too!

We enjoyed visiting the Seneca Park Zoo in the winter this year, instead of during the summer months. The temperature really wasn't that chilly, and we found that many of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Larry W
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We enjoyed visiting the Seneca Park Zoo in the winter this year, instead of during the summer months. The temperature really wasn't that chilly, and we found that many of the animals that are negatively affected by the heat (such as the wolves and the tigers) were active, prancing back and forth for people to see instead of hiding in... More 

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Rochester, New York
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a great place to bring kids and grandkids. When buy a family Or grandparents package as many under 18 all year, it's a great value.

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Thank Frank L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The seneca park zoo is a great entry level zoo. Younger children will greatly enjoy. The animals are older. Not all animals are present such as giraffes. It is a small intimate zoo. No animal human interaction as other larger zoo's. They do have food stands and seating. Off street parking. On very warm days most of the animals will... More 

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Thank Queen411
Rochester, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great place to bring the kids and grandkids It is a very nice, clean, well-maintained zoo. The animal environments are large and as natural as they can be at a zoo. Food choices aren't the greatest. I'd say pack your own.

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Thank KyreeD
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have a membership which makes us inclined to go often. The grandchildren love going. There's something a little different every time. The setting is peaceful and beautiful. It's a nice size zoo that you can see entirely in one visit.

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Thank cfinn2016
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Seneca Park Zoo is a great asset for the Rochester area. The zoo has changed its' philosophy over the years and has adapted to the times. The new display areas give the animals much more room and provide more natural habitat to live in. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Eastender472
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The animals are very well taken care of. The elephants have their nails treated every week. A curate walks around and answers questions. They have already or are expanding all of their enclosures. A peaceful place to just walk around even by yourself. Great for kids. Not so big of an area that you can't just go and relax. The... More 

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Thank Mary D
Palmyra, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to take kids all times of the year! My kids always have a great time here. The animals are always doing different things each time we visit. some are out so are in making each visit different. The feedings are always fun to watch and the staff is full of interesting information my kids just eat up!

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Thank meagley201
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Another local attraction, this zoo is amazing. They treat the animals very well and are always expanding. There are a few interactive exhibits for kids but it's a great place for the whole family. Every once in a while they have something called zoo brew for adults only. It's exactly what it sounds like. Highly recommend!

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Thank Caitlin C
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great time. The zoo qas fun and informative, great animal encounters, and it was a great price. We go back every year and there is always something different

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