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Erie Zoo

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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
+1 814-464-4091
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Love this place!!

We spent the afternoon exploring this zoo again. Our group ranged in age from 1 to 79 and everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ashtabula ohio
Excellent Shannon zoo. Our grandchildren loved it!

We took two of our grandsons (ages 4 & 2) to the Erie Zoo today. This small zoo was a perfect trip... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
+1 814-464-4091
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the afternoon exploring this zoo again. Our group ranged in age from 1 to 79 and everyone had a great time. This is a very manageable zoo, not overwhelming to walk through with lots of neat animals and kid friendly places. A wonderful...More

Thank mamallama1124
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took two of our grandsons (ages 4 & 2) to the Erie Zoo today. This small zoo was a perfect trip for the four of us. The kids loved being able to see so many animals up close and the numerous other exhibits kept...More

Thank PizzaLoverYum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place for families with small children. Not far to walk and you can see about anything except and elephant. Great hands-on activities for toddlers.

Thank pamsp1430
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Zoo is small but, not to small enough to see and do everything. Reasonable priced...animals are really close to you,able to see in 4hrs and not feel rushed. They have a really nice play area for younger kids. Not opened all year long...till November.

Thank judy475
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo was just the right size and interest level for our 6 year old granddaughter. We all had a great time.

Thank Y3561SNsusanf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No elephants and when we were there, the polar bears were "on vacation." It was very quaint and smaller but there was a lot to see and we really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank MitnaR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent animals, clean, and fun things for kids! Train ride is fun and worth the few extra bucks. For not being a huge zoo it's def worth the visit! They also have holiday things at the zoo such as zoo boo around Halloween etc. There...More

Thank jessjg21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful time we had at the zoo. It was just the right size for a day outing. Not too many hills for walking. The food was reasonable to buy also. The little kids loved the train ride. A perfect place to take your...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been members of this zoo for over 20 years. We have seen many changes over the years...all for the BEST. This zoo is a fun and easy walk for families with a wide variety of animals that you are closer too than many...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Personal favorite was the rhinos. Got to see them up close. Amazing animals and they looked healthy. Only got to see one of the giraffes. Enjoyed the kangaroos/walabes. We don't have them at our zoo in Syaracuse. Also was neat to have them in a...More

Thank kwarner61999
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19 June 2017|
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Response from MBudd | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a good size parking lot.
Jill M
15 April 2017|
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Response from one1on1one | Reviewed this property |
Snack-fast food, and strip fast foods available off site.
31 August 2016|
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Response from JenniferJBerg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but I do not know the bus routes in Erie. You could call the bus transit terminal and ask. Sorry that I am not more help. Enjoy the Zoo. We loved it. Jennifer