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Reid Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Small zoo but laid out for the perfect adventure for the kids

This zoo is the perfect size. The kids and can through all of it and are wiped out at the very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley A
Everett, Washington
The best zoo

We just love Reid Park Zoo! It’s the perfect size, not too big or small. The park is well shaded... read more

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Reid Park Zoo is a hidden gem, nestled in the center of Tucson, and is the perfect place to enjoy time outside while discovering the wonders of wildlife.
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3400 E Zoo Ct, Tucson, AZ 85716-5872
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is the perfect size. The kids and can through all of it and are wiped out at the very end.... but not before. They have a hard of elephants large enough to have a matriarch. And the giraffe's are in a pit that's...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just love Reid Park Zoo! It’s the perfect size, not too big or small. The park is well shaded which is awesome in Arizona. My grandkids had a great time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time to go see the animals and the amazing light displays. So nice to visit, and not have to trudge through snow!

Thank Kathleen M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love yhat this zoo is not too big yet big enough to enjoy a morning out with the kids! It's clean and the animals are a delight to watch! Especially when the weather is cooler and the animals become more active! We have a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Reid Park Zoo is a great attraction in Tucson, AZ. The cleanliness of the park is superb and the staff is knowledgeable and very friendly. I highly recommend this zoo to everyone who will be visiting Tucson anytime soon. If you do go don't...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

It's not one of the biggest zoos, but it has a good variety of animals. One of the biggest disappointments was the giraffe feeding. It only happens once or twice a day, and you have to pay to feed them. I thought it would be...More

Thank abrown102
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I was blown away by this zoo! I would never have guessed that this paradise was in the middle of town!

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Bring lots of water with you if you come in the summer and get there when it opens. The animals laze around when it is too hot. The elephant area is a favourite!

Thank Debra J
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Reid Park Zoo is a fairly small property that is very easy to walk around and see all of the animal attractions. Parking is convenient and once in you are met with plenty of happy volunteers eager to help you with knowledge of the...More

Thank tw976
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been visiting this zoo for about 50 years. It just keeps getting better. The animal habitats are great, and there are a number of interactive displays that are great for kids and adults. There are also several opportunities for animal encounters. If you...More

Thank Susan K
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Jojoaz83 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The last two gave you some good tips. I’m only going to add that the Sonoran Desert Museum is mostly dirt paths. So if you have a stroller, small kids or walking restrictions this can be challenging. Also once you are... More
Jerry C
December 20, 2017|
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Response from jessiso | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. I don’t remember seeing anything like that but definitely call them- very friendly and receptive.
Joanne T
November 22, 2017|
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Response from jessiso | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember but check the website for their list of affiliate zoos. We got in free because of that but in general, prices were low.