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Address: 423 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508
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Roar!!!! What a GREAT time!

Erie is very fortunate to have a perfect sized zoo that is a great size for a quick visit or an entire full day of family fun. The easy to get around areas and convenient parking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Marci W
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Erie is very fortunate to have a perfect sized zoo that is a great size for a quick visit or an entire full day of family fun. The easy to get around areas and convenient parking is welcoming in every way. The Zoo is a Community treasure and the friendly staff and happy animals will make you want to make... More 

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Thank Marci W
Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful asset for a city this size. They have made some great renovations in recent years and continue to do so. A nice place to spend a couple of hours with little ones.

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1 Thank Mickmingoof
Hagerstown, Maryland
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40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a few years since I have visited this little zoo, but I keep up to date with it's renovations. The outdated bear and lion grottoes have had their moats filled in and is now a glass fronted exhibit for lynx. The zoo is also working on turning the former outside gorilla grotto to an outdoor exhibit for... More 

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1 Thank ak82984
Erie
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best for a town the size of Erie! Plenty of parking, great help by employees. The area around the zoo can be used for a picnic area for the family. Bring your cook out food enjoy then visit the Zoo.

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1 Thank Ronald C
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Erie Zoo is a perfect Zoo for it's size Nice Clean Zoo & very friendly staff. Very evenly laid out & the train ride is peaceful. Great for young kids, Grandparents, adults & Family picnics.

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1 Thank Scott K
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I would put this Zoo in the must see column if you have young children. A lot of the animals are very close and are an easy seeing distance. The facility is very clean and the food vendors are adequate. I would highly recommend this as an addition to a trip to Splash Lagoon which is also in the same... More 

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1 Thank OnA747
Coudersport
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My children enjoy visiting the zoo every year! The train ride is one of our favorite attractions! There is a nice variety to admire and the prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Mknappmoore
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I'm sort of an animal whisperer, have had all kinds at my home. So when I figured out the correct lion voice, I loudly (I'm not shy), let out with it! The male lion responded! We went back and forth. A crowd appeared and enjoyed it with us. (the female lion responded to the male lion, as if she was... More 

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Thank one1on1one
Toronto
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a great little zoo that is large enough to keep the kids entertained, but not so large that their little legs give out and end up making it a bad experience. Quite a few animals at the zoo to see. Some of the enclosures could be larger though. there is a carousel for the kids to ride and... More 

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Thank StoneyCreekTed
Russell, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Lots of fun things to explore and animals to see. We love the train ride especially. Would love to see some Elephants and another giraffe.

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