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Potawatomi Zoo

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Fun with grandkids

lots of fun with grandkids at the Zoo, especially in the shade. The kids always have fun... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perry G
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South Bend, Indiana
small, but fun

Our three kids enjoy visiting this local zoo. We always ride the train, but you can't really see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
abcharles
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Middlebury, Indiana
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500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN 46615-1341
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Reviewed 2 days ago

lots of fun with grandkids at the Zoo, especially in the shade. The kids always have fun. Entertainment and animals to watch on a leisurely day. Convenient to get there and parking available.

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area and had some time so we checked out this zoo. We have visited several different zoo's over the years and we're impressed with this small zoo. We recommend visiting if you have the time. We were there about 2.5 hours.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit for all ages. Very nice picnic areas as well. I've not been there in a couple years and was impressed with all the new stuff such as the carousel. Will he back soon!

Thank tkitchell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our three kids enjoy visiting this local zoo. We always ride the train, but you can't really see many animals along the ride. You see most of the fence surrounding the property and some building in the back. The kids also like the carousel, which...More

Thank abcharles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo was extremely clean and well kept. The indoor building with the reptiles smelled horrible but appeared visibly clean. Overall, it was a good size that my son could walk around during our visit and not get tired. We were able to see the...More

Thank amyjean0202
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Depending on the direction, it can be a little hard to get too since signs are hard to come by in general in parts of Mishawaka/South Bend. (Some places just do not have a lot of signs to point the direction in general in this...More

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Was amazing for me to realize that I have lived in this town for the last 20 years and never realized that it had a great little zoo! With little in the way of expectations I sent off for a visit mostly to humor my...More

Thank billmccarthy2017
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We get a family pass every summer. Wonderful layout to stroll and see the animals. A gorgeous carousel and a fun train. We love the lions, the otters, the tigers, the monkeys, the frogs and more! The best treat in the zoo are the 30...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We love the zoo for kids of all ages. If you’re looking for a half-day activity, you’ll enjoy getting up close with the animals. Nice days can bring out crowds so a membership to get in is recommended. Would love a couple of different food...More

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The zoo is just the right size for walking during the summer. The animals and birds were interesting and entertaining. Get the wristband.

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cathydeaton17
24 June 2018|
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Response from mcheim2005 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure since we have not been there in a couple of years. Our neighbors went in May and said they had a wonderful time. They are retired and truly enjoyed themselves. The train was their favorite! I do believe you... More
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Denise P
26 May 2018|
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Response from mcheim2005 | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed inside the zoo but the park has a pool and large picnic area outside of the zoo. You may be able to bring your dog there but due to the crowds, you may want to consider keeping your dog on a leash. We... More
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fredmaryforever
8 May 2018|
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Ranges between $37.50 and $87.50
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