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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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Amazing

The animals some funny some were slow I love Erie Zoo the animals were unbelievable at Pittsburgh... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Heidi G
via mobile
Nice - small - zoo!

A smaller zoo, to be sure, the Erie Zoo was well maintained and had a surprisingly large variety of... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Marty M
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“train ride” (88 reviews)
“children's area” (24 reviews)
“perfect size” (25 reviews)
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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
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+1 814-464-4091
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The animals some funny some were slow I love Erie Zoo the animals were unbelievable at Pittsburgh zoo there is not this many animals I had an awesome time with my cousin and grandma and pappy

Thank Heidi G
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

A smaller zoo, to be sure, the Erie Zoo was well maintained and had a surprisingly large variety of animals. The main building had an old-time zoo look to it which is great for nostalgia fans and gives it a "homey" touch. The lions inside,...More

Thank Marty M
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

To be a smaller zoo, this one had a really good variety of animals to view. The zoo was clean, but several areas smelled really strong. It is definitely worth the money and a great way to spend time with the family.

Thank barbarafnpc
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a nice zoo that has that throw back to the 1950's look to it; much like the Atlanta Zoo looked in late 1980's before they got their act together, joined forces with the local community and brought it up to the high standards...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Any staff members we encountered were helpful & friendly! Especially the train driver! Not a very big zoo but the animals were so cute!

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I visited the zoo while vacationing in Erie this weekend. It was very clean, nicely landscaped and the employees were extremely friendly. My kids loved being so close to the animals, especially the kangaroos. The train ride was a fun activity and...More

Thank Lyndsay D
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visit the erie zoo at least once a week with our kids, have had a zoo membership since our daughter was 1. Great deals at almost every zoo we visit

Thank Zack C
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Very kid friendly with animals to pet and enjoy. The train ride also is very exciting for the children and highlights the zoo. Clean and near many hotels in the area. A most see for kids that love animals, and, zoos in particular.

Thank jsalonica
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We have a 2 & 4 year old, so we wanted to take the kids to a smaller zoo. Our local zoo (Buffalo, NY) is small; but, it is a joke. My wife is from PA and suggested the Erie zoo, and I am very...More

Thank dochoz
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

The zoo is very clean. ANIMALS WELL TAKEN CARE OF! My grandbabies loved it! Picnic area and playground are a must for a break!

Thank Melissa H
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94katski
19 June 2017|
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Response from Ronald C | Reviewed this property |
plenty of room.
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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.
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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
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