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Wisconsin Rapids Municipal Zoo

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Address: 1911 Gaynor Avenue,, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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+1 715-421-8200
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Small but cute for the kids!

I felt for a really small zoo that they had a good selectin of animals for the kids to experience! Even a small barn with a petting zoo. My grand daughter loved it!

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Nekoosa, Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Sorry folks, best skip this one and watch Animal Planet. It really doesn't even qualify as a "zoo" and the few animals look dejected and unhappy. The zoo is only open for a few weeks each year and you come away wishing you could take them all home. Marshfield's zoo is somewhat better with more variety, but still very small.... More 

Thank tooblest
Nekoosa, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I felt for a really small zoo that they had a good selectin of animals for the kids to experience! Even a small barn with a petting zoo. My grand daughter loved it!

Thank schoolgirls2
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Everyone who visits our zoo just loves how pretty it is with the beautiful landscaping and inside children's petting area. The animals seem well tended and the staff is always friendly. It's open daily in the summer free of charge. It's a great place to meet for lunch and stroll through the zoo or enjoy your children on the playground... More 

Thank deedra16
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For it being a free zoo its a nice place, there are probably roughly about 20 different animals. The nicest thing about the zoo is they offer different activities for young children during the summer months. Their gardens are also beautiful to walk through.

Thank Heather V
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was a great place to visit with our grandkids. There is also a park near by for them to play and have a picnic lunch.

Thank Barb F
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84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

When coming to this zoo plan on spending just a few hours. My family and I spent about a little over an hour here. You can spend more time but I doubt you would need it. There is an alphabet garden. Beautiful flower beds throughout and around 10 exhibits of animals. The animals all look happy. The white skunks are... More 

Thank Tim H
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Glorious display of botanical collection. Practically an arboretum. Tidy, clean, no predators. Herbivores. Kid friendly with some exotics. So the day will not be wasted for the child...the Wisconsin ornamental gardener will feel at home and take a rich eyeful.

Thank MissPriss234
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Small with very few animals, the best thing to see is the black swan. We usually take a bike ride with our kids down the bike path then stop to see the animals, our kids enjoy feeding the goats.

Thank Keshia H
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41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Had nothing really planned yesterday because of the heat. But decided to go to the cheese place in Rudolph then to this zoo. Never been there and after todays visit will not be back. The temperature was pushing about 92° +/-. Keep in mind the only staff we seen was the petting zoo attendant which was a kid that sat... More 

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Edina, Missouri
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97 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Opens Labor Day so we actually couldn't go in, but we walked around and saw the place from the outside. It's small but pretty.

Thank KennethRMitchell

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