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Akron Zoo

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500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307-2199
+1 330-375-2550
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Big city zoo, with a small town atmosphere

The Akron Zoo is much improved from when I was a kid in the 1960's and the big attraction seemed to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve D
Copley, Ohio, United States
Great at Wild Lights and any time all year!

We've gone to the Akron Zoo a couple times over the past few years and each time it is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Akron, Ohio
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500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307-2199
500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307-2199
+1 330-375-2550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Akron Zoo is much improved from when I was a kid in the 1960's and the big attraction seemed to be a tortoise. It has something for little kids and teens both and is clean and well kept. If you haven't been for awhile,...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've gone to the Akron Zoo a couple times over the past few years and each time it is a wonderful time. The animals are always out and the zoo itself is easy to navigate. It isn't as big as others but that makes it...More

Thank Smith707
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice evening walk through a Christmas Wonderland of lights and music. I have been to the Akron Zoo during the summer which is outstanding. This however was my first winter trip and it was delightful. Great for families and adults or just a...More

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 6 and 8 year old grandchildren to Akron Zoo in June. They had been there before but it was the first time for us. We found the zoo to be delightful. It is just the right size for families of all ages. We...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been an Akron Zoo member for several years now. The growth of the zoo over the last 18 years has been amazing. The work they do for animal conservation is commendable. The staff is always friendly and attentive. I can't wait to see...More

Thank TaraTN76
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I really like both the Akron and Cleveland Zoos. But, I liked the Akron Zoo better when the kids were younger. It's more compact and easier to get around. The exhibits are great! I particularly like the otter exhibit.

Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We attended a birthday party at the zoo. We love this zoo. It is small and easy to get around with small children and older adults. We prefer this zoo for a short trip.

Thank JoReese5
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Nice and peaceful day at the zoo...relaxing...not overwhelmingly big...easy to get around,so as not to have to miss anything!

Thank Niles J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have gone to both Boo at the Zoo and holiday lights they are both excellent. Holiday lights last year was so nice and not crowded but you have to dress for the weather. This year Boo at the Zoo was on a Sunday when...More

Thank golfjj
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Akron Zoo is one of our favorite Akron landmarks! This is a perfect place to bring children and friends of all ages. The bats rock!

Thank Jennifer A
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3 September 2017|
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Response from Andrea B | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $12.00 Senior Citizens (62 & older): $10.00 Children (ages 2-14): $9.00 Akron Zoo Members: FREE Non-member parking: $3.00
Joan R
5 August 2017|
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Response from Gregg H | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed.
Sue P
11 July 2017|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a station 10 mins away from the zoo