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Ochsner Zoo

#10 of 41 things to do in Baraboo Features Animals
903 Park St, Baraboo, WI 53913-1927
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Very tiny zoo - very tiny.

Baraboo is a small town and I would not have expected any zoo at all. This one has around 15... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lacey C
Granbury, Texas
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Small and a Work in Progress

I grew up coming to this zoo/park. My kids grew up coming to the zoo/park. This is one of many of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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903 Park St, Baraboo, WI 53913-1927
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Baraboo is a small town and I would not have expected any zoo at all. This one has around 15 exhibits, mostly farm or forest animals and birds but they did have two wolves, a lynx, two bears and three monkeys. They are starting an...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up coming to this zoo/park. My kids grew up coming to the zoo/park. This is one of many of Baraboo's cultural treasures. The Friends group has done a great job of updating the exhibits and with the upcoming otter exhibit well on its...More

Thank slsteward
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Nice zoo to visit. It has a nice small collection of North American animals. It is a small zoo so you can see it in less than an hour. It is compact but the exhibits' are decent and the animals look good. We make a...More

Thank southbison
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A small but lovely zoo, perfect for children and adults alike. There are a variety of animals to view and the size of the zoo makes it manageable. A special place.

Thank Randy G
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

New this year are snowy owls, barred owls, and work has started on a new River otter exhibit. Certainly 5 stars due to being free...but even nicer than some places you pay for, so don't expect the San Diego Zoo, but expect to enjoy 45...More

Thank izzybeerc
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We went because of the tripadvisor reviews. It wasn't amazing. It wasn't boring. It was free, interesting, different. You do get to see wolves, that isn't really something you get to see even at zoo's. So overall, zoo-free. Park is a park. It was all...More

Thank Hillary R
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a relatively decent zoo for a small town such as Baraboo. Small variety of animals, up close.

Thank jasonjasonjasonjason
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Was a great small zoo and was well kept. Had monkeys,owls, exotic cats, wolves, etc. It was a cute place to walk with my daughter on a nice Feb day.

1  Thank Lee J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was a busy little zoo when we visited. They had Prairie dogs, which were fun to watch and photograph. The wolves exhibit was neat too. This is a good place to go with family and accommodates little children easily. At the time of our...More

Thank Lisa R W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Free zoo, friendly and educated staff... can hardly wait for the otter exhibit. Great place to spend a half day.

Thank Douglas A
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francine k
25 July 2017|
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Response from slsteward | Reviewed this property |
You can feed the goats and there are free range chickens but no ddicated petting zoo.
Linda B
19 September 2015|
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Response from Scott W | Reviewed this property |
Open Mon through Friday 7.00 am till 10 pm. Sat 9 am till 12 pm. Closed Sun.