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ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park

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Small zoo tucked into a hill just outside Hershey Park

I had an hour between reservations and decided to visit Zoo America. It is nicely tucked into a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JP-in-MD
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Germantown, Maryland
Intrigued by Small yet Amazing Zoo

The Zoo itself was very nice. The animals were very close for us to see. The only issue we had was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
patv960218
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A small zoo in Hershey Park featuring animals native to North America.
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201 Park Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2740
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+1 717-534-3900
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked over from Hershey, it is a nice setup you walk around a loop and head back to Hershey we didn’t spend a lot of time but it was worth it

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SamohtRutuas
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had an hour between reservations and decided to visit Zoo America. It is nicely tucked into a hillside just beyond the edge of Hershey Park and is associated with it. I used my Hershey season pass for entry. It has several building for different...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JP-in-MD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One rainy day in December,2018 my family and I ventured to Zoo America. It was supposed to stop raining soon so we figured we would see animals inside the buildings first. Well it was a good decision to visit the zoo because it did stop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dream06161513487
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son loved seeing all the different animals (he loves the zoo!) especially the wolfs and otters. It only took about an hour to go through the zoo...nice diversion from the park/rides.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Colleen849
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo was included in our Hershey park admission. If I had paid for it, I would have been VERY disappointed. But since it was free it was a cute zoo with a few animals and the kids enjoyed it. Can easily be viewed on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tredfern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time going to Hershey for the annual Christmas Candylane event. Saw this zoo while driving around a bit before we went to Hershey Park, and decided to go in. Glad we did! They are part of Hershey Park! Very nice setup. They have a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DB783
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first issue I have with this zoo is that if you want to visit the zoo before going to the park-you can't-even if you already have your ticket. We had parents that were 85 years old so we pulled up the the zoo and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MollyLynne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Zoo itself was very nice. The animals were very close for us to see. The only issue we had was with an much older security guard maybe retired Law Enforcement. He was a miserable grouch, at 430p when the zoo park was closing, he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank patv960218
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You get such a great deal coming to Hershey park; included is your ticket to Zoo America. I was lucky enough to go at feeding time, and everyone was up and active

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HeatherSchillaci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little zoo is absolutely perfect for the younger age group!!! We loved it. It is well laid out and easy to navigate. As the name indicates, you can see American Wildlife here .... bears, deer, a gray wolf, river otters, a prairie dog, a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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spence3787
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
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M B
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
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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
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