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Roosevelt Park Zoo

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Address: 1219 Burdick Expy E, Minot, ND 58701-4077
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+1 701-857-4166
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30

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A great little zoo!

You want every type of animal they are here! Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Penguins, giraffes, camels, and more! We really like this zoo it's clean, easy to walk, and very... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Regina, Canada
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167 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when I was a kid 60 yrs ago it was big. Now its little but nice with some interesting animals and worth seeing

Thank edheffner46
North Portal
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A great place to spend the day. Bring the kids. The gift shop is nice. Got to feed the giraffes too.

Thank Jim S
Mandan, North Dakota
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This zoo is top notch! We will drive an hour and a half from Bismarck to visit. Roosevelt Park Zoo has so many more animals than Bismarck Zoo does and it is exceptionally clean. The atmosphere is filled with exotic trees, flowers and natural decor. The gift shop is fun and inviting and tons of extra stuff for kids of... More 

Thank Devin H
Hurst, Texas
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The zoo itself is much smaller than I'm use to. I grew up in Fort Worth and the animals there have much more room to roam and live in a more natural habitat setting

Thank Cheryl W
Regina, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We liked this zoo overall, but felt bad for some of the animals (i.e., the big cats) who seemed to be in very small cages. The birds as well were in smaller enclosures and didn't seem to be able to fly very far.

Thank scramage
Medora ND
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69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

It's quite amazing the quality of this zoo in such a small community. It is worth your while to take a few hours out of your day to see it. Otter and penguin exhibits were my favorite

Thank Wrldtrvlersnhntrs
Moore, Oklahoma
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102 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The afternoon we visited the zoo, it was very quiet, all the children were in school, and it was kinda cool outside. Several animals were no longer out due to the weather change, but the ones that were -- simply beautiful. A quite pleasant, educational zoo to be enjoyed by all ages. Will definitely visit when it's warmer!

Thank TheBuick
Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the zoo with my son on a Saturday and it was not crowded despite the beautiful weather. Some of the animals were put up due to winter weather expected, but it was 62 degrees yesterday. We saw lions, brown bears, red pandas, Tigers, bison, caribou, wolves, an eagle, giraffes, even a baby giraffe, and several other animals. The children's... More 

Thank Julie F
Regina, Canada
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82 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

You want every type of animal they are here! Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Penguins, giraffes, camels, and more! We really like this zoo it's clean, easy to walk, and very family friendly. We will keep coming as long as my daughter wants to visit!

Thank ReginaRick
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

it really is a fun "zoo" compact and a delight with young children. The little train ride was fun and feeding the giraffe was a highlight

Thank Clarice A

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