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ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park

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Good mix of animals

We have taken the kids here several times. We buy the package with the Hershey park tickets for... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
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Nice little zoo

The zoo is part of Hershey Park though I think it does have a separate entrance if you want to do... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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A small zoo in Hershey Park featuring animals native to North America.
201 Park Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2740
+1 717-534-3900
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is a small zoo, but worth a visit! We just went in November, so not as much hustle and bustle. The animals you can see up close and, to us, they look very happy and well taken care of! It's a nice trail through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DelawareSparky
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I couldn't help but title this review this way because this is a compact, but wonderful zoo. As with everything else in Hershey, the zoo is well laid out, the animals seem content, and well cared for, and the staff seem quite thrilled to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack K
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Very nice and small zoo, not a lot of animals, but you can see them all very closely. Workers are very helpful and welcoming.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times (season pass) and pop in for a quick walk around each time. Still haven’t seen it all, and kids enjoying learning about the animals each time we come.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank timmerfish
Reviewed October 22, 2018

It's a little depressing walking through this zoo. It's nice to see the animals, but some are in cages that seem too small for them.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Amy E
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We have taken the kids here several times. We buy the package with the Hershey park tickets for the Christmas in Hershey. There are a glod mix of different animals, and the kids always have a good time.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The zoo is part of Hershey Park though I think it does have a separate entrance if you want to do it alone. They're on a lot of exhibits but which ones they do have are pretty nice. A little Zoo not very big but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brucep460
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This zoo is very small. We are members to a different zoo, luckily, bc it made this zoo half price. I would have been very disappointed to have paid full price. The habitats are good and the animals seem well taken care of. If going...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danielle B
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My daughter read the book The One and Only Ivan about a Gorilla that was captured and put on display at a mall or something ( I haven’t read it). She said this zoo reminds her of that book! Basically we found much of this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

So to start off - this is Zoo-America which means that the animals within this zoo are all native to North America. We don't have elephants, polar bears or hippos in North America, so don't expect to see any here. What you will see are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John H
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March 15, 2018|
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Response from kellycookie908 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, I think it would be a great idea to visit both Hershey Park and Zoo America in the same day. As you get into Zoo America for free when you enter thru Hershey Park, it would be a great idea to take a break from the... More
April 21, 2017|
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Response from HersheyResorts | Property representative |
ZooAmerica offers a off street entry and admission pricing for guests wishing to visit our 11 Acre North American Zoo. Free parking is available at ZooAmerica. In the event our regular parking area becomes full, please... More
Mister B
January 24, 2017|
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Response from HersheyResorts | Property representative |
Dear Mister B, ZooAmerica is an 11 acre North American Wildlife Zoo. We recommend allowing at least an hour to enjoy all of the exhibits. The zoo is completely accessible, however there are hills. We have resting areas and... More