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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Very nice zoo

Had a great time at the zoo, the grandkids really enjoyed seeing the animals. Very easy walk around... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Keith F
via mobile
Wedding at the Zoo!

I had never been to this zoo before and my nephew and his fiance' decided this was where they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe B
Rochester, New York
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“indoor exhibits”(15 reviews)
“baby elephant”(12 reviews)
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
+1 315-435-8511
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time at the zoo, the grandkids really enjoyed seeing the animals. Very easy walk around the trail to see all the animals.

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited mid-week while in town for two days. A small well kept zoo with elephants, bison, a tiger and a larger bird collection. There were quite a few animatronic dinosaurs throughout the zoo as well. The place was very popular with families.

Thank russellbW1191YD
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been to this zoo before and my nephew and his fiance' decided this was where they wanted to get married! I was really not looking forward to an outdoor wedding at a zoo, in August. I must say that yes, it was...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had such a great day at this zoo! It's not enormous but it's really good and it's a great layout - the zoo has some really great animals here and I would definitely return when I come to Syracuse!

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo has really improved since I was a kid. The elephants are the highlight of the zoo for me. Last time I was there, the zookeepers did a wonderful demonstration -- super informative. I also really like the indoor exhibits.

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The structure is limited and one senses the lacking it provides the animals so this is sad. If time allows check the zoo in Toronto instead as it’s world class, and much larger and happier for the animals. Yet if only in this can region,...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited the zoo in Syracuse. It’s free parking. Admission was $5 for kids over two years old and $9 for adults. There’s a great indoor area to start off with a variety of fish, snakes, insects and other nocturnal animals. The outdoor part...More

Thank traybird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our granddaughter as a surprise. She was thrilled! The 101 Day Dinosaur Exhibit was wonderful, stratigically placed throughout the park - quite a few surprises and everyone on the walkways were thrilled. Several areas along the walk had spraying water, and that was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not been to the zoo for over 20 years. My granddaughter and I had a wonderful visit this week. She enjoyed sharing her zoo with me. The baby red pandas could not be cuter. They are 6 weeks old, and still in an...More

1  Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although founded more than 100 years ago, the Zoo was expanded, redeveloped and re-opened in 1986. It now covers 43 acres [almost 2 million ft 2]. The variety of animals- including baby Pandas, Penguins, Snow Leopards and Asian (smaller) Elephants will be sure the enthral...More

Thank Mark D
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14 May 2017|
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Address: One Conservation Place Syracuse, NY 13204 (315) 435-8511 Directions: From the North Take I-81 South to exit 23A (Hiawatha Blvd.) Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd; At the stoplight at the end of the road turn... More
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I believe so. Call ahead to make sure and/or reserve.