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Woodland Park Zoo

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Address: 5500 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103
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+1 206-548-2500
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09:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden...

Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden featuring more than 1,000 animals representing nearly 300 species from around the world. New exhibits include Zoomazium, an indoor, nature-themed play space for kids, and our award-winning Humboldt penguin exhibit, replicating the desert coasts of their native Peru.

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Beautiful zoo and park

Great zoo, with animals in large outdoor habitats. Saw giraffes and rhinos walking across the wide open spaces. Terrific exhibits as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
mirman2017
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great zoo, with animals in large outdoor habitats. Saw giraffes and rhinos walking across the wide open spaces. Terrific exhibits as well.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I HAD to visit Woodland Park Zoo while I was in Seattle. I'm so glad I did. Large variety of animals in a natural habitat set up. The people who worked there were friendly, answered all my questions and really seemed to care about the animals. I got to feed the penguins! That made my day! If you love animals,... More 

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Thank meliska1
Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is great,has a great selection of animals. It is a large zoo but fun to take the kiddos,pack a lunch and enjoy the day.

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Thank Lil4gets
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

large natural enclosures of happy critters with lots of educational material. Beloved gorilla family lives in astounding huge savannah, and the grizzlies have a natural stream stocked with salmon. Fantastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We researched entry prices for 3 attractions in the area: Woodland Park Zoo, The Seattle Aquarium and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. We made our decision solely on price and Woodland Park was the most reasonable at approximately $15 per adult. We are so glad we decided to go to Woodland Park. We arrived on a Sunday morning, about 10:30.... More 

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Rosedale, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great family fun ! Beautiful animal display and informative displays. Kids enjoyed the classic carousel ride.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kids love it here, they are very excited to see all the animals. There are so many different exhibits and on a sunny day there is nothing nicer then a zoo visit. The bears are our favorite, we've seen them pretend fighting, swimming and trying to catch the trout that swim in their pool. Just make sure you don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need a whole good day to look at everything. Very beautiful. Sad didn't get to see everything as I went later afternoon. Going back for sure..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great variety of animals in a well laid out setting. Parking can be a bit challenging on a summer day but there are multiple lots around the zoo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you have kids or if you’re just a kid at heart, zoos are always a great place to visit. For me, whenever I’m visiting a city, if it has a zoo/aquarium that’s easy to get to, I’ll make a trip there. Woodland Park Zoo was super easy to get to from Pioneer Square. On the #5 bus to Shoreline... More 

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