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Binder Park Zoo

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Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Well worth the price!

I took my 5 and 7 year old grandsons, and all told we had a great time. We arrived shortly after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A different kind of Zoo

I have been going to Binder Park Zoo since I was a little kid. Now that I am a father of two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Paid an outrageous entry fee for three adults and four children. Only real attraction in the zoo is feeding the giraffes. The rest of the zoo is a pretty setting but zero animals. We hiked out the boardwalk to the swamp , saw nothing and...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 5 and 7 year old grandsons, and all told we had a great time. We arrived shortly after the zoo opened to avoid heat and crowds, which worked out well. There are two main sections: one for African exhibits, which you access...More

1  Thank Cadwaladre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family, including a 5- and 3-yr-old, traipsed to and through the Wild Africa exhibit (thanks to the tram) in about 4 hrs. The line for Admission, though long, went fast, and friendly clerks provided maps. As others have said, 'No animal should have a...More

Thank VelhoSorriso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Binder Park Zoo since I was a little kid. Now that I am a father of two younger children, I try to share with them what I remember from my childhood. Our last trip to this zoo was in 2015...More

Thank stryker221982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not recommended on hot days! Lots of walking of course..Outrageous prices for beverages which come without lids or straws READ THE SIGN they are so nice to tell you.,,,,,Animals are sleeping mid d

1  Thank GR053
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought the kids to the zoo and forgot about the end of year School field trips. We left as it just became too much. The zoo has elaborate exhibits and feeding the giraffes is a great experience for all. The walk back to and...More

Thank Beavis007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although a decent zoo for the Battle Creek area it could use some major renovations and cleaning up. The best exhibit is the where the giraffes are. However, they are very rude when it comes to giving a giraffe a leaf that grows on a...More

1  Thank Shawn Ann G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Battle Creek for a late afternoon Saturday wedding, I needed a break and some exercise. So I punched Binder Zoo into my Google Navigator and was off. The navigator led me to the parking lot perfectly, but once you reach the parking lot,...More

1  Thank Jeb6kids
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Zoo. Kids loved feeding the Giraffes and goats. It was hot but we still had fun! Recommend taking the safari trolly to Africa. It's a tough walk with wagons.

1  Thank Malm1313
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The zoo is very nice because I could down hours here being entertained be all the beautiful animals and they also had a dip and dots!

2  Thank kevinlockman1
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Liz S
18 July 2018|
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Response from Shawn Ann G | Reviewed this property |
They have been out both times we have gone this summer. We didn’t go on 90 degree days, but it was hot both times.
8 July 2018|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I just checked Binder Park Zoo website & you can rent wheelchairs & motorized carts. Hope this helps. Prices are listed on their website.
Kim N Sid M
28 June 2018|
Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
No. There is limited food available.