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Utah's Hogle Zoo

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2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1454
+1 801-584-1700
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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 world's largest land mammals and white rhinos. Rocky Shores boasts over 300,000 gallons of temperature-controlled pools for seals, sea lions and a polar bear. Plus big cats, great apes and more!
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  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1454
+1 801-584-1700
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Went as a family. No family rate! Prices are steep and wouldn't pay that much normally or won't visit for another five years or more so I can save up. Large variety of animals that you wouldn't see at many zoos. Their remodel was well...More

1  Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The zoo is located outside of the main part of town, at the beginning of Emigration Canyon. It's a small zoo (about 42 acres) but thoughtfully laid out to highlight the various countries/area in the world and the creatures that inhabit them. (I was especially...More

1  Thank CADreamin
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Took my granddaughter here for the day. They have added on quite a bit since I had been there last. They have improved all the living conditions for the animals and added lots of interactive activities. It's a great zoo! The elephants will always be...More

1  Thank Bettandra
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We went for their Christmas lights display. It is really cool. But it is more fun in the Summer. The animals are more active. Over the years, they have rebuilt most of the habitats and they are more spacious and beautiful.

1  Thank MarKell T
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went with family, including 8YO, and we had a blast. It was a hot day, but the did not stopped from enjoying ourselves. The zoo is well kept, have very nicer animals and is easy to walk around. The little train....well...if your kids ask for...More

1  Thank cinctus
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice well kept zoo. One of the nicer zoo's I've seen. My daughter and I had a great time. We went at the hottest part of the day, around a high of 95 and was I surprised to see almost all...More

1  Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The zoo is improving on it's habitats and the way they take care of the animals. I still don't approve of animals locked in cages; if my child didn't beg me to go, I wouldn't. It is nice to see changes being made and new...More

1  Thank Mickenzie D
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We visited the zoo on a Thursday morning from ten till shortly after lunch. The surprisingly large crowd was filled with a mass of small children and their parents. For the cost of admission the zoo seems to be a little over priced yet from...More

2  Thank Joel P
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We went here last april or may 2015, we just want to see what is with hogle zoo, the ticketing people did not say anything, we went there no lion, no tiger, no rhinos, no monkeys, just birds and snakes. The ticket costs $14 after...More

Thank Jeanny D
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I grew up going to this zoo, and they have definitely done some great upgrading to it. We went to the Zoo Brew which was lots of fun. Adults only with beer and wine. I love going in the evening as the cooler weather is...More

1  Thank Jekela
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30 August 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.
30 August 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I'd agree with Carrie D. on the rolling paths. I suspect you can see most of the critters on the flattest parts of the zoo, though. I'd contact the zoo directly, if you're thinking of trying to reserve a cart and ask the... More
Carter R
25 June 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