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David Traylor Zoo of Emporia

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75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
+1 620-341-4365
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It's a nice little zoo

It's small, but nice We took my father-in-law And a couple tots from our extended family It's zoo... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MiltonSiegele
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Always a great place to visit (animals AND plants)

This FREE zoo is amazingly clean and pleasant every time I visit. The horticultural displays are... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
epd507
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Emporia, Kansas
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“mountain lion” (5 reviews)
“animals seem” (3 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
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+1 620-341-4365
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's small, but nice We took my father-in-law And a couple tots from our extended family It's zoo Americanna style Animals in the zoo include ducks, prairie dogs, vultures, bison, deer, red foxes, and cougars.

Thank MiltonSiegele
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This FREE zoo is amazingly clean and pleasant every time I visit. The horticultural displays are every bit as interesting as the various animal exhibits. It's obvious the staff really cares about their work....

Thank epd507
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a wonderful little Zoo! The landscaping is very well done, it is probably maintained by volunteers, so thank you to them. The animals seem to all have nice facilities and are cared for. I was quite chilly the day we visited, but there...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a nice zoo to walk around and see a few animals. I couldn't help but notice how very clean all the animals environments where. These animals were well cared for. The zoo is free to visit and free parking too!

Thank nowincolorado
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This free zoo does not have the most exotic animals around, but it is quite well stocked for a free zoo. There were swans, both white and black, a mountain lion, a cute prairie dog town, and bald eagles, among others. Be sure to check...More

Thank Bob W
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

May be a smaller zoo, but it's beautiful. Lots of animals in a gorgeous setting. While this zoo is free, you can be a friend of the zoo for specials at other zoos. I definitely recommend the David Traylor Zoo beautiful!

Thank Susan F
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We chanced upon this zoo by a suggestion at the William Allen White House. It is easy to find, free, and has a great collection of animals in a nicely landscaped setting. The enclosures were all very clean and the animals appeared well cared for....More

Thank Trevor W
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Visiting the David Traylor Zoo is an intimate experience. It is small, which allows one to get really close to the animals. It is a great place for very young children because of the size and the layout. The vegetation, especially the flowers, and just...More

Thank kjr66801
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This zoo is a treat. the grounds are charming and well-kept. The animals are obviously loved and well tended. Great way to "bide a while" in the open air. Lovely.

Thank judyonroad
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful little zoo. Easy walk as it is 90% paved. Perfect for toddlers and young children. Absolutely stunning foliage and flowers! Great healthy examples of local Midwestern native animals and exotic animals. Fun informative plaques along the shaded walk. Awesome photo ops EVERYWHERE! Get there...More

Thank Rebecca D
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