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Roger Williams Park Zoo

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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
+1 401-785-3510
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wonderful place, even for adults with no children

RWP Zoo is a great place for families of all ages and types. We have belonged for about 35 years... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JJK456
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West Warwick, Rhode Island
Great outing

We had some time to kill and so we went to the zoo. It was cold, but they had a ticket special so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jkbarnes132018
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New York City, New York
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Located amid 40 acres of beautiful woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to see animals from all over the globe – some more than a million years old. Naturalistic surroundings are home to more than 100 species of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
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+1 401-785-3510
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Reviewed 3 days ago

RWP Zoo is a great place for families of all ages and types. We have belonged for about 35 years. At first we would take our friend's children, then we took our daughter, and now I love to go alone, with my husband, or other...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had some time to kill and so we went to the zoo. It was cold, but they had a ticket special so why not? It was not too big, so we could walk through in just a couple hours. They had some awesome animals...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small zoo, needs major tlc. One thing that bothered me, the camel rides. One of the camels was chained to a fence by a two foot rope , and could not move at all. NO need for camels to be ridden.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 2 hours here with a 4 year old and 1 year old over Mother’s Day weekend. The zoo was big enough with a good variety of animals and attractions to keep the attention of both kids without being overwhelming. We had a good...More

Thank Rick S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend coming here during Halloween, as they put on a Jack-'O-Lantern display throughout the entire zoo.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zoo was small and took a couple of hours to meanser through. Sometimes it is sad to see caged animals, but the zoo appeared to make a good effort to provide some form of natural environment for them and items to stimulate them. Many exhibits...More

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Roger Williams Zoo was a pretty nice zoo to go to. Close to Boston and Providence, it's a nice place to walk around and view the exhibits.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have young children or even if you're an older adult, the Roger Williams Zoo is a perfect venue for excitement (seeing the animals happy in a natural environment). The path is easy, you don't feel crowded even on a busy day, and there...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my husband and two teenagers and really enjoyed it. The zoo was bigger than I expected and had a nice variety of animals although we were disappointed they don’t have any big cats like lions and tigers. They do have Snow Leopards...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't expecting much from this small zoo, but were so impressed! Well kept, flowers everywhere even in chilly spring weather. Walking paths were pleasant and we felt very close to most animals. Due to cold weather, giraffes and elephants were together inside and it...More

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vasu87
April 21, 2018|
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Response from hdthequeen | Reviewed this property |
I think three hours is plenty.
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ryandz001
April 20, 2018|
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Response from tripmember24 | Reviewed this property |
No line on Wednesday.
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Kim W
May 15, 2017|
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Response from RWPZoo | Property representative |
The Zoo covers 40 acres, and the path through the Zoo is a little more than one-mile long. The average length of stay is three hours. Wheelchairs are available at the rental kiosk located at the main entrance. Manual... More
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