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Utah's Hogle Zoo

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Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Family-friendly entertainment at affordable prices: this zoo features more than 1,100 animals fom all over the world. Don't miss the brand new African Savanna featuring giraffes, zebra and African lions. Elephant Encounter brings you close with the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1454
+1 801-584-1700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Hogle Zoo is definitely on the smaller side, however, we spent a good 2-3 hours there on a monday. The animals are in smaller enclosures and easily seen. Polar bear/Seal/Sea Lion exhibit was cute and you can view from up top and under the...More

Thank Mae-Robinson69
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up going to the Hogle Zoo every year and loved it! I recently took my team from work there for a team building exercise and we had such a great time! It is clean and well designed.

Thank Troy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always enjoyed going to the Hogle Zoo. It may not be as big as many other zoos, but it is nicely kept up and they have a good selection of animals. I like the location too. It's very relaxing to strol around the...More

Thank vern C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the zoo at the university of Utah. Great displays and good animals to view. Warm temperatures had the animals up and moving around. Great grounds and a full day of fun.

Thank Harry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a terrific place to take children, grandchildren. The exhibits are superb and the animals provide fun and suprises for the kids all the time. Don't miss it.!

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend the morning. Lots of animals. Very clean amd well set up. We especially loved the polar bear and sea lions / seals. Does not take to long to go thru .

Thank tonichadviolet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I use to visit as a child, took my grandson today. It’s changed quite a bit but I still enjoyed every minute. We spent approximately 3 hours looking at the different animals. Enjoyed a lunch of corn dogs as well. Nice layout, easy to walk...More

Thank Kona93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoy taking my kids here. Hogle Zoo has lots of fun animals to see, polar bears, giraffes, zebra, lions, tigers and more

1  Thank akkruger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I LOVE zoos so we always try to find one when we are visiting new towns. We were in Ogden for a wedding and decided to go to the zoo in Salt Lake City! I am so glad we did! This zoo...More

1  Thank curlykaity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent zoo to visit. They have several animals to see. I believe the highlight for me was to see a rhino up close. The employees are knowledgeable about the animals, and will answer the kids questions. I will say go in the morning to beat...More

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August 30, 2017|
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Response from ontheroadagainNevada | Reviewed this property |
Call the main number (801) 581-1700 and request an electronic convenience cart. The cost is $25.00/day. Am Ex, VISA, MASTERCard, and discover card are accepted.
August 30, 2017|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Electric convenience vehicles are available for $25 a day rental fee. Contact Hogle Zoo directly and ask about reservations. Go to their website and go to "Your Zoo Visit", then to "Rentals". (801) 584-1700 is the general... More
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June 25, 2016|
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Response from RandySessions | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I spent about two hours and saw it all. We didn't stop for any of the shows, and it did rain on us a bit, so we hid out under cover for a few minutes. We also took time to eat lunch. We don't have kids we were... More