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Cougar Mountain Zoo

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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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A must visit zoo!

Even though it is a very small zoo, the kids (2 - 10yrs old, 2 - 8 yrs old) had a great time. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auburn, Washington
Small but very interesting zoo

This small private zoo has cougars, lemurs, cranes and lots of parrots. Its a fund day out if you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it is a very small zoo, the kids (2 - 10yrs old, 2 - 8 yrs old) had a great time. The zoo keepers would keep an eye out to help the kids feed some of the animals. They would also ask the...More

Thank gonzales101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small private zoo has cougars, lemurs, cranes and lots of parrots. Its a fund day out if you are on the Eastside....definitely good for kids.

Thank SeattlePJS
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Living on the east side of the state, it’s a nice treat to stop at Cougar Mountain Zoo. This particular day, the sun was shining and the temperature was comfortable, which made the inhabitants active. The staff are friendly and great with the kids. Highly...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've been there a few times in the 19 years we've lived here. Each time I've commented to family and friends how amazing it is that such a small zoo has the quality of bigger zoos in terms of animals and interactive exeriences. In fact,...More

Thank Mildred V
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is not a big zoo by any means, but the few animals that they have are quite interesting, and it's still a nice way to spend a couple of hours…especially with kids. What really makes this zoo worth a visit however, is the staff....More

Thank carnalismocc
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Plenty of animal talks. Clear views but obstructed camera shots. The highlight are the tigers but check out the large collection of Parrots, Maccaws and the like. Staff are friendly and interact with you.mits a great zoo for kids who get the opportunity to feed...More

Thank Herbert F
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a small zoo with a good-sized entrance fee, but it seems well run with staff who are interested in interacting with visitors and discussing the animals. We went (2 adults, no kids) because I hadn't been in 18 years and also want to...More

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fun place to go with the family. We live close to the Cougar Mountain Zoo and our family have enjoyed visiting this zoo over the years. Never gets super crowded and on a clear day there are great views of Lake Sammamish. You can be...More

Thank Huggerlamb
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

At first glance and seeing the advertisements, this zoo look like an incredible place to visit. Once there, we quickly realized this would be a short visit and we would have to find other things to fill the rest of our day. The zoo The...More

1  Thank Erickg123
Reviewed 14 August 2017

One time we went and they'd let the shrubs grow up, so the kids couldn't see over them. When the kids climbed on the fence to get a boost and see the animals a lady came and snapped at them to get down. When we...More

Thank Frey29
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3 September 2017|
Response from Shauna S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is $13.50 for adults and $9.50 for kids 2-12. There are $1 discounts for seniors, AAA members, and military.
3 September 2017|
Response from mathmagican | Reviewed this property |
General (13+) $13.50 Seniors (62+) $12.50 Child (2-12) $9.50 Under Age 2 FREE Zoo Member FREE Parking FREE Group Discount (12 or more) $1.00 off per person _______________________________