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Address: Akron, OH
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+1 330-375-2550
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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Christmas visit

We went To the Akron zoo over Christmas. The zoo was very well lighted for the holiday. There were some animals out. There were fires around the park. My sister-in-law from South... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Michael G
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went To the Akron zoo over Christmas. The zoo was very well lighted for the holiday. There were some animals out. There were fires around the park. My sister-in-law from South Dakota and her family came, they were very impressed. It was a good night

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Thank Michael G
Akron, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Akron Zoo is small enough to do in less than an entire day, but big enough to make you feel like you got to see a great zoo full of animals. It's very pretty. It is a bit hilly, so take your time and enjoy the scenery.

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Thank ddgakron
Akron, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent, family friendly, interactive, clean, clear viewing of animals is easy for all. The parking is convenient and the landscaping inside and outside of the zoo is beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Akron Zoo allows close up views of the animals. It is not a big zoo but Nice setting to enjoy with the family. Updated recently and clean

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Akron zoo is a great family zoo. They have play areas, cafeteria, ferriswheel, and greats animals for the size of zoo it is. Opps, they also have picnic areas around the park.

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Thank Penny T
Ohio
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our children and grandkids! We are Zoo members and love being able to visit anytime. The Zoo Lights program was very fun and festive. The kids loved seeing Santa and making smores! It was worth the price! We had a great family time!

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Thank NancyAnn2015
Akron, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have an annual membership and my son love to go there in the weekend. Lot of fun, with kids area to play. We always buy a refill popcorn bucket so he can bring it every time with him for a refill.

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Thank saranana54
Hagerstown, Maryland
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This little zoo is nice to taken in for a couple hours. Some exhibits are really well done, that includes the newer North American section, and some could use TLC (lion, tiger, sloth bear exhibit). However, some of the older exhibits are in the works to get a touch up in the near future. Some animals you can see at... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for the boo at the zoo, great experience. You can get up close to so many animals. Everyone is so friendly.

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Thank crossfiregrl2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We bought my daughter a family pass for my young granddaughter (under two) and it was perfect. They live 5 minutes away and go to the zoo once or twice a week, weather permitting. It's small enough not to overwhelm young children...allow 90 minutes to see the entire zoo.

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