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Cougar Mountain Zoo

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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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A walk on the "Wild Side."

A great surprise. Wonderful grounds and habitat easily walked by Seniors, with beautiful hilltop... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Gary C
Issaquah, Washington
Everyone needs to visit!

We go to this zoo a few times a year! Love the staff, the reindeer festival is a must see, but... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Seattle, Washington
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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

A great surprise. Wonderful grounds and habitat easily walked by Seniors, with beautiful hilltop views of the surrounding area. Well kept and clean, highly educational for all age groups,and obviously well cared for animals.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We go to this zoo a few times a year! Love the staff, the reindeer festival is a must see, but anytime of year is great to see the cougars, reindeer, big cats, the beautiful macaws...the lemurs, cranes...totally worth going and spending time here. They...More

Thank swaaha
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Even though it is a very small zoo, the kids (2 - 10yrs old, 2 - 8 yrs old) had a great time. The zoo keepers would keep an eye out to help the kids feed some of the animals. They would also ask the...More

Thank gonzales101
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This small private zoo has cougars, lemurs, cranes and lots of parrots. Its a fund day out if you are on the Eastside....definitely good for kids.

Thank SeattlePJS
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Living on the east side of the state, it’s a nice treat to stop at Cougar Mountain Zoo. This particular day, the sun was shining and the temperature was comfortable, which made the inhabitants active. The staff are friendly and great with the kids. Highly...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've been there a few times in the 19 years we've lived here. Each time I've commented to family and friends how amazing it is that such a small zoo has the quality of bigger zoos in terms of animals and interactive exeriences. In fact,...More

Thank Mildred V
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is not a big zoo by any means, but the few animals that they have are quite interesting, and it's still a nice way to spend a couple of hours…especially with kids. What really makes this zoo worth a visit however, is the staff....More

Thank carnalismocc
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Plenty of animal talks. Clear views but obstructed camera shots. The highlight are the tigers but check out the large collection of Parrots, Maccaws and the like. Staff are friendly and interact with you.mits a great zoo for kids who get the opportunity to feed...More

Thank Herbert F
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a small zoo with a good-sized entrance fee, but it seems well run with staff who are interested in interacting with visitors and discussing the animals. We went (2 adults, no kids) because I hadn't been in 18 years and also want to...More

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fun place to go with the family. We live close to the Cougar Mountain Zoo and our family have enjoyed visiting this zoo over the years. Never gets super crowded and on a clear day there are great views of Lake Sammamish. You can be...More

Thank Huggerlamb
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3 September 2017|
Response from Shauna S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is $13.50 for adults and $9.50 for kids 2-12. There are $1 discounts for seniors, AAA members, and military.
3 September 2017|
Response from mathmagican | Reviewed this property |
General (13+) $13.50 Seniors (62+) $12.50 Child (2-12) $9.50 Under Age 2 FREE Zoo Member FREE Parking FREE Group Discount (12 or more) $1.00 off per person _______________________________