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Erie Zoo

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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
+1 814-464-4091
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Fathers Day at Erie Zoo

This was the second year in a row we took the 2.5 hour trip from home to the Erie Zoo. we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
437damianf
Very nice zoo.

My husband and I like to visit zoos in different cities and states to compare them and gather any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marilyn L
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Toledo, Ohio
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (87 reviews)
“children's area” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
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+1 814-464-4091
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"train ride"
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"children's area"
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"animal enclosures"
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"perfect size"
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"small city"
in 18 reviews
"merry go round"
in 19 reviews
"small children"
in 27 reviews
"few hours"
in 28 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 12 reviews
"free parking"
in 16 reviews
"kids love"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 20 reviews
"a lot of fun"
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"carousel"
in 39 reviews
"exhibits"
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"lions"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the second year in a row we took the 2.5 hour trip from home to the Erie Zoo. we absolutely love this zoo. The staff is very friendly, the zoo is very clean and easy to navigate. Even though it was a hot...More

Thank 437damianf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I like to visit zoos in different cities and states to compare them and gather any new ideas for enrichment that we could bring back home. We learn a lot from every trip. With only fifteen acres to work with, the zoo...More

Thank Marilyn L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many different shows and animals. I especially love the petting zoo. There are llamas, penguins, tiger's, they have it all!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Erie zoo is a very nice zoo. The place is very clean with many zoo exhibits. It is well worth the visit if in Erie.Pa. we spent 4 hours.

Thank Joyce P
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The Erie zoo is a fun trip. They have lots of cool animals and you can see the zoo in a few hours. They have places to stop and eat and a playground for kids. The monkeys and apes have very cool habitats that are...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

What a great place for the whole family. There is plenty to do and so much to see for all ages! It has come so far since when we were young! Great exhibits and so much to see! Glad Erie zoo has developed so much...More

Thank Debbie R
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We took our 15 month old and had a great time. Whilst he’s still to young to run around and play on the playground, he was very entertained nonetheless. We will definitely be returning and we look forward to our kid getting to experience it...More

Thank Matthew R
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Erie Zoo about a half dozen times over the past 20 years and I appreciate the changes they have made, some minor but I like that it is a smaller Zoo that I don't need an entire day to see...More

Thank ermagertz
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

It’s small, but very clean and a great way to spend the afternoon. The animal enclosures make it easy to see the animals. The animals are usually pretty active too.

Thank Aimee M
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

3 zebras, peguins, kangaroos, 2 rhinos, lions, tiger, red pandas, reptiles, farm animals, green house, lemurs, hyrax, orangutans, monkeys, leopard, alligators, train ride, carousel and play areas. Moving slow, the whole zoo takes 2 hours. Grab a Smith's hot dog and Apple slices. Bring your...More

Thank Julie S
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94katski
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
Looks like the others never drove a trailer and parked one. There was limited parking after 11am. I suggest you get there way before park opens if you have a travel trailer.
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Jill M
April 15, 2017|
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Response from one1on1one | Reviewed this property |
Snack-fast food, and strip fast foods available off site.
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409325898w
August 30, 2016|
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Response from JenniferJBerg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but I do not know the bus routes in Erie. You could call the bus transit terminal and ask. Sorry that I am not more help. Enjoy the Zoo. We loved it. Jennifer
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