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Utah's Hogle Zoo

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2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1454
+1 801-584-1700
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Relaxing and fun!

This is a great place to go to relax and enjoy the animals. Yes they are making improvements on the... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah
Perfect place for kids

My children loved this Zoo, there were so many thing for them to interact and there was even a... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
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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!
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bird show” (57 reviews)
“train ride” (45 reviews)
“polar bears” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1454
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

This is a great place to go to relax and enjoy the animals. Yes they are making improvements on the zoo, but it is still nice.

2  Thank Sarahforferrets
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My children loved this Zoo, there were so many thing for them to interact and there was even a small water play aria.

2  Thank Beatrizsanchez2015
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Not a huge zoo, but plenty of up and down walking. I liked that many of the animal viewing areas offered different angles, view windows and access overlooks to increase the probability of actually seeing the animals. Fences were set up for little people to...More

2  Thank Shiela S
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

You can't just string up a few lights and charge an arm and a leg. No animals to be seen. The lights were very average. Hot cocoa was $3. Surprised it wasn't free. We paid $29 to get in and walk around when we easily...More

2  Thank universalmindspace
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I had higher expectations... They had a whole section blocked off for renovations. I feel like they shouldve charged a discounted ticket price.... The monkeys were absolutely great. They were playful and loud and just showed my kids a great time. The polar bear was...More

1  Thank Falconhead
Reviewed 15 December 2015

we enjoyed our day at the zoo, the children loved the animals, the train ride and the educational exhibits. fairly good size zoo with a pretty good variety of animals although when we went some exhibits were closed and those animals were not available to...More

2  Thank Riverbabe60
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I've definitely been to better zoos but this one is average. The zoo is big but a zoo is a zoo. I personally don't believe in keeping animals in zoos but it is what it is. Some enclosures seem too small to me but the...More

Thank Wenny L
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Hogle Zoo has a wide range of species and they all appear healthy and well taken care of. The animals experience a lot of enrichment. For example, they are trained for husbandry behaviors and veterinary procedures. There is also a really cool bird show...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

This is fun. You get Christmas lights and the zoo at the same time. ..Our kids and grand kids loved it. ....I'd do this again with the kids. ..they had a great time

1  Thank tanariska
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I would recommend anyone wanting to go to a family friendly event, to go here, the lights are amazing to see!!

1  Thank Heather J
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30 August 2017|
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Response from ontheroadagainNevada | Reviewed this property |
Call the main number (801) 581-1700 and request an electronic convenience cart. The cost is $25.00/day. Am Ex, VISA, MASTERCard, and discover card are accepted.
30 August 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I'd agree with Carrie D. on the rolling paths. I suspect you can see most of the critters on the flattest parts of the zoo, though. I'd contact the zoo directly, if you're thinking of trying to reserve a cart and ask the... More
Carter R
26 June 2016|
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Response from RandySessions | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I spent about two hours and saw it all. We didn't stop for any of the shows, and it did rain on us a bit, so we hid out under cover for a few minutes. We also took time to eat lunch. We don't have kids we were... More