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Utah's Hogle Zoo

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Address: 2600 East Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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+1 801-584-1700
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Family-friendly entertainment at affordable prices: this zoo features more...

Family-friendly entertainment at affordable prices: this zoo features more than 1,100 animals fom all over the world.

Don't miss the brand new African Savanna featuring giraffes, zebra and African lions. Elephant Encounter brings you close with the world's largest land mammals and white rhinos. Rocky Shores boasts over 300,000 gallons of temperature-controlled pools for seals, sea lions and a polar bear. Plus big cats, great apes and more!

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Grandpa, Grandma and Brooke

My wife and I made the trip from Caliente, NV to Salt Lake City to visit my mother who was very sick and hospitalized at LDS Hospital. We took our granddaughter along to keep... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day when it wasn't crowded and had a chance to make a leisurely visit. Only drawback was that it was too chilly for some of the animals to be outside.

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo has nearly renovated the entire park. I have been going to this zoo since I was in elementary school. I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed the new facilities for both the animals and the guests. My family with teens thoroughly enjoyed the visit. I love the new exhibit for the giraffes. The new sea lion, harbor... More 

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Caliente, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I made the trip from Caliente, NV to Salt Lake City to visit my mother who was very sick and hospitalized at LDS Hospital. We took our granddaughter along to keep things cheerful. My sister, my niece and my nieces daughters (my great nieces) decided to go to Hogle Zoo as proximity wise it was a quick... More 

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Bonners Ferry, Idaho
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why I liked this zoo so much. I have been to many all over our Nation. It's very family friendly. You also get to see so many animals. Maybe that's what I like best is the layout. If you are perceptive, you can spot animals from so many un-marked areas right on the assigned public walking areas.... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High on the east bench of Salt Lake City, the Hogle Zoo is both educational and fun for families. Long gone are the cramped cages of the past. Most of the animal enclosures have been updated. The recent African savannah is really nice. Zoo employees and docents are spread throughout the zoo ready to offer educational demonstrations and answer questions.... More 

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Thank Carrie D
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Zoo is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. It's not a huge place but has a lot of nicely done exhibits. There is a polar bear, 3 Grizzly bears, elephants, zebras and lots of big cats. You can also walk through the bird house and the birds will fly over your head.

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1 Thank jawtravels
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo perpetually kills animals. It is known as a horrible zoo for animal care. I'd recommend if a good zoo is somewhere you want to go try another state.

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Thank giovannoni1
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hogle zoo has been through many remodels and has amazing displays of not only live animals but also robotic dinosaurs. Fun for the whole family!

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1 Thank royalbluedolphingirl
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew there was a zoo in Salt Lake City. Had no clue where it was until my family came to visit and we wanted to take the grandchildren there. Essentially you go east on South 8th Street around a slight bend and voila! It looks sort of ordinary from the outside: ample parking (though you may have to drive... More 

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1 Thank SuBoddie
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a great zoo! We've lived in a lot of cities, seen a lot of zoos, and this is one of the best that we have yet seen. Though it is small-ish, its compact size makes it easy to navigate and see a wide variety of creatures. Further, the staff puts on some great demonstrations that will truly help... More 

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