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Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society

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7210 Fremont St, Duluth, MN 55807-1854
+1 218-730-4500
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The zoo should be closed ! It's the kind of place that makes you want to cry for the animals . Most... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Witch1956
Great!

This is a smaller zoo, but my brother and I still loved it! We stayed here way longer than the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located 10 minutes from Downtown Duluth, the zoo offers year-round recreational opportunities for animal lovers of all ages. This zoo features animals from around the world. You'll find Amur Tigers, Snow Leopards, African Lions, Kangaroos, Lemurs, Tamarins, plus a variety of birds, reptiles, primates and barnyard animals. The Lake Superior Zoo is situated on 16 acres of rocky hills, majestic pines and beautiful Kingsbury Creek. Visit our website for information on our educational camps and programs, upcoming events and how you can host an event at the zoo. Open Daily All Year Long. June - September 9am - 5pm and October - May 10am - 4pm
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  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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7210 Fremont St, Duluth, MN 55807-1854
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+1 218-730-4500
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Reviewed yesterday

The zoo should be closed ! It's the kind of place that makes you want to cry for the animals . Most have no room to enjoy life . Small enclosed spaces and they stand in dirt

Thank Witch1956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a smaller zoo, but my brother and I still loved it! We stayed here way longer than the larger zoo's in other towns such as Como Zoo and Minnesota Zoo in the cities. It is fairly spread out which was nice because you...More

Thank 700rachaelw
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for posting your review! We're always happy to hear that people take the time to enjoy our beautiful grounds while doing the zoo. Even on our busy days, our campus feels open and uncrowded. Come visit again soon - every season brings a different...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited here on a whim while staying in Duluth and it was very enjoyable! We had a pleasant stroll around the zoo and employees were very friendly and helpful. Lots of nice things in the gift shop. A nice way to...More

Thank Ellamere
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for making time to post your review! We're glad to hear that your visit was enjoyable. Come again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the Lake Superior Zoo. It has a nice open lay out & really enjoyed the water falls running through it. Gorgeous & relaxing. Great pictures spot of sure. Staff was great & animals where very active which was fun for pictures too.

Thank trenary
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting, and for making time to post your review! Everyone who works here shares your appreciation for our pretty creek and waterfall!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute zoo and inexpensive. We were impressed by the beautiful grounds with many wildflowers and even a short hike to a beautiful waterfall. The animals we did see were surprisingly active unlike other zoos. The Griggs room was really cool and the...More

Thank 40andtravel
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for posting your review! Our visitors' perspective is so important to us. The Griggs Learning Center is one of our treasures, we love having a place where kids can get nose to nose with our animal friends. We do have some closed exhibits...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a long time since we visited the Duluth/Superior area so after spending time in canal park, we were looking for someplace to enjoy a nice fall day outside. This small zoo was a wonderful choice. Nice exhibits and beautiful walking trails. Good for...More

Thank Julie From WI
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for making time to post a review. Come again!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our family stopped by the Lake Superior Zoo during our vacation in Duluth, and it was amazing - much better than we ever thought! Although it is not a huge zoo, it offers a variety of animals to view, categorized by region of the world!...More

Thank Jim H
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks, Jim, for taking time to post a review. We love to see families sharing fun (and learning) here at the zoo. We're glad you stopped in and had a great time! Come and visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 September 2017

When in Duluth make this your first stop at the Lake superior zoo there is plenty of exhibits to see for the whole family, just little disappointed that the bears are not on exhibit this year but truly a educational place to learn about wild...More

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Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for your review! We're pretty excited about the plans for our new bear exhibit! We're in the fundraising stage, so that makes waiting for visible progress hard, but it'll be SO worth it when we get to introduce a new bear (or two??) to...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

This small zoo is a friendly place to view animals, inside and outside, to walk as much or as little you want. Fun train ride too! Currently have a fascinating Butterfly Exhibit to get close to the butterflies.Friendly staff are very helpful.

Thank Carol-Ann B
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Lake Superior Zoo! Thank you for making time to post a review, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have visited MANY zoos, but this zoo actually had things we haven't seen in other zoos. We especially like the exhibit of nocturnal animals. They have them in the dark, but with special lights so you can see them. Great to see nocturnal animals...More

Thank Kathy N
Julie O, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thanks, Kathy, for taking time to post your review. We love to hear what people like most about our zoo - it keeps us motivated to try new things! Our nocturnal building is a staff favorite, too! Thanks for visiting - and for mentioning our...More

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Rajaaram P
21 December 2015|
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Response from Corey L | Property representative |
Sorry about the late reply to this question. The zoo is open from 10-4 on Th-M during the winter months. From May 1 - October 31 we are open 10-5, every day of the week. Also, we will be open later into the evenings on... More
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