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Reid Park Zoo

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3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716-5872
+1 520-881-4753
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An Oasis in the desert

This is a nicely sized zoo with an abundance of wildlife in newer habitats (versus cages). The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Our very own

A considerably small zoo in comparison to some but there are lots of kinds of animals. It satisfies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dwylene A
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Reid Park Zoo is a hidden gem, nestled in the center of Tucson, and is the perfect place to enjoy time outside while discovering the wonders of wildlife.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716-5872
+1 520-881-4753

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nicely sized zoo with an abundance of wildlife in newer habitats (versus cages). The animals include the typical lions, tigers, and bears (oh, my!), but also include some that make this zoo different - ride a camel, see lemurs, and enjoy interaction...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A considerably small zoo in comparison to some but there are lots of kinds of animals. It satisfies us, our family and friends as well. We are proud supporters and love our zoo.

Thank Dwylene A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is a fun place for our 2 year old. The animals are easy to see. The layout gives her a great adventure that she can set the pace on. She loved coloring in the exhibit room. The prairie dogs held her attention the...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I take my granddaughter to Reid Park Zoo every time she visits. It has become a tradition with us. It is a lovely zoo to amble through with lots of trees and shade. It is small enough not to be overwhelming - you can walk...More

Thank jeryl2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our grandkids loved the camel ride it costs extra but gives them a different experience than looking at animals.

Thank Libby G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My two year old grandson loves this zoo! The elephant exhibit is one in which you are able to see the thought that the caretakers put in to meeting the needs of the animals. The zoo is always clean, with multiple staff members readily available...More

Thank kailsmom2nt
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This zoo was laid out very nicely and the animals were all out in the morning. Loved how large the animals areas were and how they were open and didn't have that cage feel to them.

Thank D'Anya D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We spent several hours here exploring the park and watching the animals. There were enough animals to spend an afternoon here. I enjoy having a zoo right in the middle of everything.

Thank leecabug
Reviewed 18 July 2017

When I first moved to Tucson many years ago, Reid Park Zoo was a disgrace. Animals were in concrete cages with metal bars over the front. In the years since, the zoo has converted to more natural habitats. It's a pleasant experience and lots of...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went to the zoo while in town visiting relatives and had a great time. The set up is great because there is not a large gap between exhibits like other zoos we've been to. There was a good selection of animals and we enjoyed...More

Thank Jeff P
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Wanda B
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Response from MicheleD773 | Reviewed this property |
There were when we were there but I would check before going.
Petra D
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Response from Tara B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You'll love this park!
28 April 2016|
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La Quinta inn and Suites, 1.1 mile away and under 100 dollars a night. Got 4.2 rating on hotels