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Utica Zoo

#3 of 17 things to do in Utica Features Animals
1 Utica Zoo Way, 220 Memorial Parkway for GPS, Utica, NY 13501
+1 315-738-0472
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Nice zoo.

We visited the zoo when we went to visit Utica College. It is a nice small zoo. Admission is $8... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jcb264
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Manchester Township, New Jersey
via mobile
Need better signage of exhibits.

GF loves lions and she witnessed them breeding. Only comment is you need to mark areas better, such... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
buickman55
,
Augusta, Maine
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Located in Utica, New York, the Utica Zoo is the perfect place to get a little WILD! With so many ways to learn and explore, the Zoo is great for all ages. Bring the whole family, or maybe just that special someone. Rain or shine...or snow, the Utica Zoo offers ways to educate, entertain and create memories that are sure to last! The Zoo is OPEN YEAR ROUND so no matter the season, the Zoo welcomes you!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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1 Utica Zoo Way, 220 Memorial Parkway for GPS, Utica, NY 13501
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+1 315-738-0472
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo when we went to visit Utica College. It is a nice small zoo. Admission is $8 per adult. Took us less than 2 hours to see the zoo. It would take much longer with small children. There are nice exhibits. Interest...More

Thank Jcb264
Reviewed 1 week ago

GF loves lions and she witnessed them breeding. Only comment is you need to mark areas better, such as where reptiles are as many people don't like them including us.

Thank buickman55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like Barnum and Bailey was, the Utica Zoo is for all ages: from the goats, the lions and the White Peacock to the loudest animals of all. Everyone should stop and talk to the Female Jackasses. Can use their brays instead of a Siren All-Clear....More

Thank trafalgar007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo has created many natural habitats for the animals. It is full of great information and educational events. Even adults will be engaged. It is constantly updating exhibits and housing for the animals. It even has a lioness and 2 lions, and is working...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent Memorial Weekend nearby and decided to bring our 6 year old grandson. He was very excited to learn all he could about the animals. He would run to the next exhibit and read the signs to us. He would watch and was extremely...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a small zoo but we enjoyed it a lot. They have a beautiful lion exhibit we really liked. There is also a part you walk thru a wooded area which would be nice on a sunny day but we were there after it...More

Thank Gerri P
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

My son is three years old and they had nothing as far as rides and the children and people are just disgusting but for the carnival attendances they were very welcoming and allowed him to play as much as he wanted until you won a...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I purchased a membership after visiting the zoo. It is a nice place to visit when you are in Utica. The zoo is small, and the trails were easy to walk. The animals were all visible on our outing and the staff was friendly and...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It is a relative small zoo and has many animals within the small area. The lions and feeding the animals was a hit with the kids. it takes about 2 hours to finish the complete trail which is about 1.75 miles in total. They have...More

Thank ArshadBMirza
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Hubby and I had the most awesome time at this zoo. It was great to see all the different types of animals and to be able to talk to the staff about them as well. The animals were treated well and they looked fabulous. I...More

Thank 768kerriannew
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Suprenant
16 June 2016|
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Response from Alan157243 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is basic food available and drinks of course but the best thing you can do is to take your own food, when I rang up to book tickets and I asked about food I was urged to bring some, I was with my wife so it's not... More
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kellygrl73
21 May 2015|
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Response from Alan157243 | Reviewed this property |
Kelly, my wife and I took a slow steady walk around stopping after a couple of hours for a bite to eat and we were finished in about 4.5 hours, go there and enjoy your day
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