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Riverview Park and Zoo

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fun day with great neice

there weren't too many animals to view My great niece did have fun checking out the animals The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gary B
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Peterborough, Canada
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great place for the entire family

We sometimes take for granted how lucky we are to have a zoo a few minutes from our home....and it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rshirls
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Lakefield
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55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
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+1 705-745-6866
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All reviews train ride splash pad picnic area all ages snack bar mini train great playground small fee interesting animals large playground play ground small train across the river free fun free admission hot days a great place to spend
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

there weren't too many animals to view My great niece did have fun checking out the animals The monkeys were the best exibit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sometimes take for granted how lucky we are to have a zoo a few minutes from our home....and it is free to wander through and see everything....There is also ta water park for the kids to enjoy on the hotter days of summer....as a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rshirls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to take a walk. You get to see many varieties of animals and also some research on them. Very clean also. Great place to bring your kids to play in the park or also have a picnic.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Peterborough Zoo is a fabulous place to spend a morning or afternoon with your loved ones. It has a wide range of animals and a great playground! Plus it’s FREE!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReviewKingKing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the right size this park is big enough to spend the day and have many things of interest to do for kids if all ages and small enough to get around without being exhausted everyone loves a train ride and it’s a nice little...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Indigloflight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the park and zoo in October on a trip to Peterborough to see the canoe museum. It was a cold, windy day and there were not more than a dozen people milling around. We loved it. Well done and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TorontoCity
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Perhaps not everyone in Peterborough knows how lucky we are to have this great zoo! What a wonderful place for us as a community to take our kids! The zoo is clean and safe and has an abundance of animals that pleases everyone. The playground...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KNK9019
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. We brought our grandchildren here. They come from Brampton and were amazed that it's free. The train ride was really nice for them too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The grounds of this park are well cared for, there are plenty of shade trees in the heat of summer and picnic tables to sit at, relax and enjoy the views. The zoo area and the animals are a lot of fun to watch. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a great time. I went with 2 seniors (70yrs.plus), 1 average(35yr.old) and 2 younger children (8 and 12 yrs). We walked both ways and went for a ride on the train. The kids enjoyed the day as did the elders. All this for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Natesa S
17 July 2018|
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Response from travelllerjoe | Reviewed this property |
Soory for the delay ....in answering but no there is not Panadas .i believe the only zoo now that has Pandas is in Calgary..hope this helps
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morningsunrise46
29 August 2017|
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Response from bonniee502 | Reviewed this property |
No cost for this zoo
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Pararajasingam A
30 June 2017|
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Response from 748andrenaf | Reviewed this property |
Lift lock cruise leaves from del crary and lock 19. Good cruise if you haven't been through the Trent or lift lock
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