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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
+1 315-435-8511
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Great for what it is

I know it has to be hard to maintain a zoo and be able to display these animals so you can view... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mike t
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Auburn, New York
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We visited one sunny 40’s degree weekend in January with our young grandchildren. We were surprised... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
S J G
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DeWitt, New York
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“indoor exhibits” (13 reviews)
“red pandas” (13 reviews)
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
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"elephant exhibit"
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"baby elephant"
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"great variety of animals"
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"octopus"
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"gift shop"
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"fun to watch"
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"day trip"
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"small city"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I know it has to be hard to maintain a zoo and be able to display these animals so you can view them but also be good for the animals too! It is a great place to go for a walk and and enjoy some...More

Thank mike t
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited one sunny 40’s degree weekend in January with our young grandchildren. We were surprised to find the paved pathways in such poor condition. It was slushy, icy and snow packed in some places and absolutely clear in others. We hoped the kids (...More

Thank S J G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the winter...10$ for 2 adults and 2 toddlers is pretty much free. Great price!!! We did the zoo very fast and it took us about 1 to 1.5 hrs. Half is outdoors. Lotsa different types of monkeys. Just wish we could actually see the...More

Thank Maxime B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo continues to work forward in it's humane care of the animals and in it's guest experience. A variety of animals sure to please children and interest adults.

Thank Kate B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion you can never go wrong with a trip to the zoo. This is is on the small side, but still worth the time and admission. Nothing really stands out as a “must see” and due to its size you can take your...More

Thank garyrZ5086RA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to take our grandchildren to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo when they visit. It is a lovely zoo, well kept and made for fun and because of its size they get an "up-close-and-personal" view of the various creatures. The kids give each animal a...More

Thank Grandy22814
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We get a membership every year. You don’t have to go more than a few times to make it worth it. Plus you get discounts at the gift shop and events. They have a really good elephant exhibit. The food is so so, but you...More

Thank Jeremy B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Rosamond Gifford Zoo this past Sunday. It was a great visit, and because it was a snow leopard day (January & February) our family of 5 went in for $16. The power went out, which actually made it very interesting to see how...More

Thank GardnerSK
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

My two sons Mik and Joshua loved all the animals. They loved the lions, and all the other animals. I would reccomend to a friend, but wish it was bigger.

Thank Pete H
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here in August 2017. We have been numerous times throughout the years and think that it is a nice half day activity. Our favorite event is when the animals get to open Christmas presents we missed it in 2017 though... Some of our...More

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Peggy L
14 May 2017|
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Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Address: One Conservation Place Syracuse, NY 13204 (315) 435-8511 Directions: From the North Take I-81 South to exit 23A (Hiawatha Blvd.) Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd; At the stoplight at the end of the road turn... More
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Response from kpurvis87 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Call ahead to make sure and/or reserve.
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No, however you can purchase an annual membership and this gives you unlimited admission for the next year.
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