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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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Fantastic Zoo

I've been a zoo member for several years now and LOVE taking Saturday trips. It isn't the largest... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cleveland, Ohio
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Wonderful zoo

This zoo is not only spacious but very well kept. The animals all seem content and at ease. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cindy W
Canton, Ohio
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Don't miss this exciting metropolitan zoo best known for having the largest collection of primates in the United States and for its Rainforest exhibit, which features a thrilling simulated tropical rain storm.
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3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109-3132
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been a zoo member for several years now and LOVE taking Saturday trips. It isn't the largest zoo that's for sure, but it's well put together and always clean. If you're a fan of elephants or giraffes this is definitely the place to go....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank matthewf378
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is not only spacious but very well kept. The animals all seem content and at ease. Great chances to observe them.. The habitats are very clean and suited to the animals.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice zoo, with snow lepoards, Australian marsupials, African mammals and what not. The exhibits are placed on the basis of the geographic location. You can feed the giraffes!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank guptaurvi1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see and even more to learn about. The collection of animals is outstanding and the exhibits are very well done. The grounds themself give you the feeling that you are in a special world.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Took my grandkids to the zoo while they were here in town. Even though it was cold we had a great time. The cost was reasonable, and they even had Santa! When the kids wanted to get out of the cold we went to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bsmith57
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The displays were awsome and amazingly crafted. My family had a blast. It was on October 3rd and I believe they offer it yearly. They also had the acrobats proform and it was 3 or 4 shows before dusk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alafiah2015
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We took our grandkids to the zoo in December. It was cold and there were not a lot of people which was great. All the animals were out and with only a few visitors they were attentive to the few people that visited. The wolf...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 26 November 2018

This zoo is super nice. Very beautiful surroundings and shows a diversity of animals. It was free in Thanksgiving, and the shows were not running as normal, but we loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Larissa P
Reviewed 25 November 2018

I take my grands year round. In cooler weather animals are more alive but a fantastic zoo to visit any time of year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

It was a very cold Northern Ohio day when we went to the zoo and it was fantastic!. Some animals were outside and some were in, but we had every exhibit to ourselves! Just remember to dress warm. We saved the rainforest for last so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Terry M
31 August 2018|
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Response from travelteacher4 | Reviewed this property |
They also have motorized scooters for $25. Well worth the price if it is difficult to walk distances.
28 August 2018|
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Response from Anita S | Reviewed this property |
Start at 10AM & finish around 4PM. It's a large zoo & depending on your walking status & how many people are in your group or if you are by yourself or with 1 person....take the time to look & learn about the animals in the... More
26 August 2018|
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Response from mlCLE | Reviewed this property |
No; however, in the nature play area next to the carousel, there are several water-play based fearures. The nature play area is my kids favorite and sometimes we go to the zoo just to hang out there.