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Plumpton Park Zoo

#1 of 3 things to do in Rising Sun Features Animals
1416 Telegraph Rd, Take Exit 100 off of I95 in Maryland and follow the signs to PPZ, Rising Sun, MD 21911-2025
+1 410-658-6850
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Small and nice zoo

We visited Plumpton Park zoo with my kids. They liked it very much. It is a small zoo and little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Salman_Khtr
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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No wonder they've been cited so many times.

My children and I visited Plumpton Park Zoo recently, and I was very surprised at the conditions... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RoseASL
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Maryland's favorite family Zoo. Stop by and see Jimmie the Giraffe, or many of the other amazing animals.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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1416 Telegraph Rd, Take Exit 100 off of I95 in Maryland and follow the signs to PPZ, Rising Sun, MD 21911-2025
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Plumpton Park zoo with my kids. They liked it very much. It is a small zoo and little overpriced. The animals over there were good.

Thank Salman_Khtr
Reviewed 4 days ago

My children and I visited Plumpton Park Zoo recently, and I was very surprised at the conditions. The weather was lovely and not particularly hot, but the feeding times had not been arranged around the animals' natural schedules, resulting in large scoops of untouched raw...More

Thank RoseASL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was told through friend that this was a nice little zoo. It was it had a plenty of animals. It wasn't hilly. We loved the Peacocks that were walking around freely. We can't wait to take out granddaughter here when she is a little...More

Thank deacon2006
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We went here for the first time on a school field trip. We drove and met there in the group tour parking lot, which I am so glad that we did since we ended up spending almost the entire day there, where as the field...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We've been visiting this little zoo for over a decade, and it's slowly improving. The new, large enclosures for the giraffe & alpacas are nice, clean & seem animal friendly. The old enclosures for the tigers and bears are pitiful and sad. Hopefully, they can...More

Thank euromommy
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The small, privately owned zoo is a favorite if our granddaughters (now 7 and 9). Although a bit pricey (~$40 for 2 seniors and 2 children), the girls enjoy it so much that it's worth it. Their favorite exhibits are the tigers, giraffes, zebra and...More

Thank djsmd
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The zoo was clean and the animals looked healthy. The price was reasonable too. Wish we could have seen the giraffe better

Thank Jacqulynmm
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great zoo for families with younger children- under 7 or so. A good variety of animals. It was clean and the staff friendly. Good for a couple of hours.

Thank DSK1234
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a nice little zoo. Not super crowded. A good size for young kids who tire out in big zoos. You can see everything in about 20 min if you're just strolling. Definitely buy the animal food to make your visit more interesting. There...More

3  Thank DEMom_2
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We found this on accident on a long trip, when we needed a detour to get out of the car-- we've been back twice on accident! The animals are literally in your face. My daughter loves playing with the wolves- literally they run with her...More

1  Thank emysny
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Debbie Z
10 July 2017|
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Response from Nicholas1836 | Property representative |
We have a limited selection for meals hotdogs, sausages and nachos. We have a ride variety of sodas, drinks, juice and water. We also have a wide variety of snacks as well as hand dipped Turkey Hill ice cream. We also have... More
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Tweety860
12 July 2016|
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Guests are permitted to bring picnic lunches into the picnic area.
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Absolutgigi
18 June 2016|
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Response from DonV55 | Reviewed this property |
They have real bathrooms and a picnic area for bring in food.
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