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ZooMontana

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2100 S Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT 59106-3908
+1 406-652-8100
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Great way to spend a couple of hours

Yes, this is not a huge zoo and they have a limited showcase of animals, but what they do have they... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
seahorsecrabcake4me
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Dallas
406 Diabetes walk

Our dental office participated in the Diabetes walk we had a great time the otters are my favorite... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
137sherryt
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Billings, Montana
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ZooMontana is a zoological and botanical garden and educational facility dedicated to the conservation of wildlife throughout Montana and the 45th parallel of earth. ZooMontana cares for over 100 animals of 51 different species, including wolves, grizzly bear, otter, eagles, and Lynx. Located in the picturesque tourist destination of Billings, MT, ZooMontana offers visitors a unique opportunity to learn about Yellowstone ecosystem fauna through direct observation, interpretive displays, and experiential educational programs. Annually, community and educational programs serve over 12,000 students and over 100,000 visitors, most of whom hail from the northern Rockies. Led by a 16 member staff, ZooMontana enjoys strong community support through volunteerism, donations, and outreach.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“small zoo” (26 reviews)
“grizzly bears” (17 reviews)
“sensory garden” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
2100 S Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT 59106-3908
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+1 406-652-8100
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, this is not a huge zoo and they have a limited showcase of animals, but what they do have they maximize the display and setting. Very relaxing way to spend an hour or two. It is never crowded and an excellent value for a...More

1  Thank seahorsecrabcake4me
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Our dental office participated in the Diabetes walk we had a great time the otters are my favorite they are cute and they were so funny 😆 It was a beautiful morning great friends ❤️

Thank 137sherryt
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! And thank you for being part of this important and great event!!! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Billings has been home to ZooMontana for a long time. They have a beautiful setting, a dozen or so large species, and a space with reptiles inside. The most amazing creatures they have are a pair of Sechuan mountain goats. The male weighs 750 ponds...More

1  Thank CRandyL
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Shucks, we want to be better than average, sorry to hear it! But you're right, we try to keep things as natural as possible, so thanks for noticing. As for price, we think we're pretty cheap in comparison to other attractions, but to each their...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

I enjoy ZooMontana. I would not say it compares with other zoos I have visited but the park is working hard to build it into a great place. The animals there have nice habitats. What I really enjoy is the landscape. It is a very...More

2  Thank Debby H
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! A peaceful environment indeed! We look forward to your next visit. Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had a great time wandering around and looking at the wildlife in a fairly natural setting. Animals all were healthy, the setting was open and clean.

1  Thank D A
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for coming out! Natural is what we want, so we are happy to hear you say that! We look forward to your next visit! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a father of two small girls, I find the zoo to be perfect size. Not so big that the kids are completely worn out afterwards (not to mention myself), but big enough that there is something "else" to see if the animals are hiding...More

1  Thank MichaelinMT
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We love to hear about how you and the girls use the space. We too feel we are a perfect size for the little ones. They love the space, which is why we...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is such a great organization, very family and kid friendly. Nice walk for a fall day! Animals are a ton of fun to look at, Always a great adventure!

1  Thank honest1985
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so very much for this great review! Yes! We love families! And a Fall walk is a must do right now, the leaves are incredible!! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

Reviewed 28 September 2017

For being a small zoo they take a lot of pride in their zoo. It is very well maintained and family friendly.More

1  Thank Paula R
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so very much for the review. You hit the nail on the head, we take A LOT of pride in our Zoo. Considering it should have been closed 6 years ago, we have come a long way and we couldn't be prouder. The...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

I'd like to come back here in 10 years. By then, this partially completed zoo will have enough animals on exhibit to make it worthwhile. Howver, I'd rate it highly for families with children.More

1  Thank Matt C
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for coming out. Yes, we are certainly a work in progress, however, our growth strategy is a bit different. We focus on quality over quantity, meaning we really focus on large habitats and open spaces. We wait for the animals to come to us,...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Lots of different kinds of animals. A nice walk way. All animals are safe from the public. Really nice gift shop.

1  Thank birdlovermt59
Jeff E, General Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for coming out and for your kind review! We look forward to having you back. Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

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buggsbunny003
8 March 2017|
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Response from Jeff E | Property representative |
We currently on our winter hours. Those are 10am-2pm and you can stay on grounds until 3pm. This is everyday. Come April, weekends will be 10am-5pm and come May, it will 10am-5pm everyday. Thanks!
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nzusa11
29 July 2016|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
Adults $7.95, Kids 4.95 (3-15), (Kids 2 and under) free; military and seniors (55+) $5.95.
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nzusa11
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Response from gertrudeshouse | Reviewed this property |
Yes senior prices are5.95 is this what you are asking?
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