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Elmwood Park Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Kids day out..

A nice place for the young kids to go if you dont want to drive to the city. Parking can be a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WILLIAM E
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NORRISTOWN
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July at the zoo

I took my grandchildren, ages 4, 7 and 9. This is a small zoo, and many animals are USA... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gail S
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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice place for the young kids to go if you dont want to drive to the city. Parking can be a problem, but understand they're in process of fixing that.

Thank WILLIAM E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my grandchildren, ages 4, 7 and 9. This is a small zoo, and many animals are USA originating, the cougar, bison, porcupine. We all loved feeding the giraffes! We loved feeding the birds, and it was a hot day. So we really loved...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great day out for the whole family. Good exhibits and cage- ffree animal habitats. Kids can feed the bison and giraffes at appointed times. See webpage for schedule of daily events🙂

Thank RiMac925
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the convenience of this local zoo. They have spent some serious money on upgrades and made this a great place to visit! To top it off the free parking is the icing on the cake. The exhibits are clean, and beautifully maintained. The...More

Thank Frugalfranie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elmwood Park Zoo is a long standing favorite of many in this area. Small but unique. Staff very friend, grounds are perfectly groomed, and animals are definitely well taken care of. Recently became an annual pass holder due to the number of times we have...More

Thank carolamiller49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great family trip. Reasonably priced. Free parking. Easy access. Great exhibits. Clear walking paths. Great for kids of all ages.

Thank joelaspina1
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Elmwood Park Zoo haa about all you could expect see at a relatively small zoo. While it's breath of exhibits hardly compares to, say, The Philadelphia Zoo, Elmwood Park Zoo is a great place to spend a few hours, especially with young children.

Thank Adam Z
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The Elmwood Park Zoo is nice family zoo located in Norristown, PA. This is small zoo but there several fun things to do here for the family. You can feed giraffes and bison. You will need to check the feeding times on the map and...More

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed April 19, 2018

So many things to do. I really recommend this zoo. A lot of animals to see. The staff here is really nice. Go on a sunny day because the zoo is mostly outside.

Thank Yana M
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited this zoo a few months ago. It was cold but we enjoyed it. I’ve returned today, now it’s ‘spring’. However lots of the animals are being moved around and it appears they are constructing new ‘homes’ for them. Why this wasn’t done over...More

Thank SV1000s
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earthangel_376
April 18, 2018|
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Response from traveltheglobe394 | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely. Food is also available but if you have food allergies or sensitivity, or the kids are picky eaters, or you just prefer your own homemade snacks and drinks, bringing your own food is a good (and an allowed... More
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Tiffany R
March 11, 2018|
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Response from slp2003 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 1.5 hours there. Make sure to feed the bison and the giraffe (if it's warm enough).
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Kirstyloo L
August 10, 2015|
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Hi Kristy, Full disclosure - The adult climb has some very challenging obstacles even for adults with large steps required (read adult size legs needed). Courage and good balance is a definite plus. Only you can know if... More
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