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“Great day in the Sun.”
Review of Red River Zoo

Red River Zoo
Ranked #2 of 38 things to do in Fargo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Red River Zoo is a leading conservation organization for some of the world's rarest cold climate species. We feature world class exhibits on over 33 beautiful acres. Founded in 1999, we are constantly growing into a leading attraction in the Fargo Moorhead area. Our new interactive Children' Zoo Farm and Nature's Legendary Playground open in 2016! Come in and see for yourself!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
576 reviews
289 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
“Great day in the Sun.”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My wife an I visited the Red River Zoo in the morning right after opening at 10am. July's in Fargo are quite warm, so heading over at opening gives you a better chance at seeing more animals, being more active. Made it through in under an hour and as members, we got in at no additional cost! The biggest hidden gem in Fargo-Moorhead.

Visited July 2013
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Small zoo”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Its a small zoo with not very much animals to see!!
Better off going to Wahpeton, ND zoo which isnt very far away and see allot more/

Visited April 2013
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Fargo, North Dakota
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“A nice size zoo for small children”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Have been many times. Always something new. Weekends only in the winter. The smaller walking area is nice for young children

Visited May 2013
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Fargo, North Dakota
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Great family outing”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Zoo has wonderful indoor and outdoor exhibits. We always enjoy spending a few hours at the zoo. The zoo also has special activities/days for something special. My son, who is 10 years old, enjoys going to these activities or just spending the afternoon at the zoo.
We love to watch when the animals or fed, and even buying food to feed the animals ourselves.
Great outing!

Visited September 2013
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New Brighton, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Wonderful zoo with much family fun”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I traveled here with my 2 girls ages 6 and 3. It was the perfect zoo for them. We went on the carousel, fed the farm animals (bring quarters for the food machines), and loved the river otters. If you have a coin, the otters will follow it on the pool side of the exhibit. Also a cute gift shop you have to go by to enter and exit. The only down side is the cost of admission being a little steep for the size of the zoo.

Visited October 2013
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