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Woodland Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:00
Open today: 09:30 - 16:00
Daily Admission at Woodland Park Zoo
From US$15.50*
Daily Admission at Woodland Park Zoo
From US$15.50*
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Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden dedicated to the conservation of wildlife. Featuring more than 1,000 animals representing nearly 300 species from around the world, a visit to Woodland Park Zoo will make your...more
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5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5897
+1 206-548-2500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Seattle with my mom and our family. Since she used to live in Seattle we had a good idea of where we aere going. It only took a short times Uber ride from the condo we rented and we were at the Zoo....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmmaVarholla
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very nice zoo. I liked the interactive dinosaur exhibit when I last visited. I would say Detroit, MI and San Diego, Ca have it to beat but it is a good quality zoo and fun to visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brandy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had so much fun at this zoo. There are tons of places to look at and it was not as cramped for the animals as many other zoos I've been to. There are tons of wildlife, including giraffes, penguins, rhinos, lions,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nomadfamilytravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night was the last chance to enjoy the lights at the Woodland Park Wildlights for this year. After enjoying an awesome dinner at Uneeda Burger, we strolled up to the park for a first time visit to the zoo lights. If you are driving,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gardeningangelfremon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family has been to the Woodland Zoo on many occasions but the Holiday Zoo Lights was an exceptional first experience. The lighting motion displays of flying birds were outstanding and captivating. The variety of light displays were dazzling. The hands on activities such as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bhoppins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to zoolights last night with our 8, 10 and 11 year olds. Cost was reasonable, especially on Groupon. No parking fees. Yes, most of the animals were asleep or the exhibits we're closed but it was more about the lights and hot chocolate....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wildcat_diver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did Wildlights after a long drive into Seattle. It was a nice walk on paved paths. The lights are a mix of decorations and framed animals. Some of those frames work in unison to show the movement of animals. The gift shops are open....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank momtodjandk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of our City Pass purchase. Was a cloudy chilly day but atleast no rain. Your best bet for parking would be in Flamingo parking. Arrive early for parking. Some very good collection of animals. Saw almost all animals in display. Very well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sach S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the zoo lights. My favorite was the bats and kamoto dragons. Nice holiday event. Will come back during the day on our next visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 00000Foodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time taking the grandchildren to the zoo. Saw a great lion, bears, giraffe, sloth, tiger, orangutan.

Date of experience: December 2018
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3 January 2019|
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Response from 00000Foodie | Reviewed this property |
It took us about 45 minutes.
10 August 2018|
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Response from kerryardley | Reviewed this property |
so sorry cant remember seeing them and didn't need them as had no children and we had back packs so just walked around with our goods just give them a call before you go to visit have a nice time
Katherine V
12 June 2018|
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Response from MKB1701 | Reviewed this property |
Yup; I remember it being in the map and they kept to it like clockwork. It's a really nice zoo - enjoy your visit.