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Zoo in Forest Park

#6 of 41 things to do in Springfield Features Animals
302 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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Fun for the Whole fam

Very nice is part of Forest Park although there is a fee it goes to helping these animals that... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Michael Q
New York City, New York
Affordable lots of cool animals

They have over 100 species of animals. Very clean and safe. Camels, monkeys, wolfs, bears, etc. he... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Mike L
New York City, New York
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This zoo, featuring over 200 exotic and domestic animals, was the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and his stories. Dedicated to wildlife education, the zoo provides educational programs for children and adults.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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302 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Very nice is part of Forest Park although there is a fee it goes to helping these animals that would other wise not making out in the wild.

Thank Michael Q
Reviewed 4 November 2015

They have over 100 species of animals. Very clean and safe. Camels, monkeys, wolfs, bears, etc. he zoo itself is very easy to navigate. It is basically one big circle and is filled with plenty of signage to help keep you moving in the right...More

2  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Great little park especially for small children. Great little zoo, nice pond and areas to picnic. In the summer the have a fun sprinkler area for kids and a swimming pool. Nice way to spend the day.

Thank amariHartfordCt
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Took my 2 year old Granddaughter on a Sunday afternoon. She couldn't stop talking about it. Lots of animals. She loved how the animals walked around freely. Took a train ride and played in the playground.

Thank Lex H
Reviewed 28 September 2015

. We spent 2 hours here feeding and looking at the animals. We talked to some of the workers about the animals. They were very nice and answered my husbands questions. We had a great time here. Will definitely be back.

Thank ShelleyZad
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I come here a couple of times a year with my family. My girls are younger and its small enough where they don't get tired of walking endlessly, but big enough where you can stay for a couple of hours and see tons of stuff....More

Thank Itsmeflb82
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We purchased a family year pass into the zoo along with an "park entry pass". In 2 visits the pass would pay for itself. When you buy the pass they mail your card along with 2 free train ride vouchers ( not sure what this...More

Thank Pauline L
Reviewed 8 August 2015

$5.00 out-of-state fee to get into Forest Park. We initially saw a sprinkler park and pool that looked like fun had we come prepared. I suspect there is enough to do at this lovely city park to warrant the fee. We used a groupon to...More

Thank kthomasva
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Sneeze and you might drive past the entrance on your left and have to drive the one-way circuit again. Park for the zoo where you see the playground -- the playground is in front of the main gate. This zoo doesn't have lions and bears,...More

1  Thank Mangorick
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Forest Park is a wonderful park, especially the Zoo. Reasonable fee to enter. Very clean, all sorts of animals and children will love it.

1  Thank Carol P
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