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Roger Williams Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular

Phenomenal find!!! Breathtaking. Excellent for all ages. Walk along path showing 5,000+ carved... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Suzanne B
West Deptford, New Jersey
via mobile
Very well kept, a great outing

The zoo is maintained very well. It is clean and in great shape. There are a lot of bathrooms which... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manchester, Connecticut
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Located amid 40 acres of beautiful woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to see animals from all over the globe – some more than a million years old. Naturalistic surroundings are home to more than 100 species of...more
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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
+1 401-785-3510
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Phenomenal find!!! Breathtaking. Excellent for all ages. Walk along path showing 5,000+ carved pumpkins. Great for Halloween family fun!!

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The zoo is maintained very well. It is clean and in great shape. There are a lot of bathrooms which also seemed to be well maintained. The animals seem content and don't look miserable. The spaces to see the animals are great, too. It's a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Roger Williams Zoo on Columbus Day weekend. We attended the Jack O' Lantern Spectacular on Saturday night. We were in town for a hockey tournament and took the team. The price point is a bit high for the value. I think $12...More

Thank cindyaryan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hi All! This Zoo is very interactive, a rare find for many. It had many hand on activities for young children (ours are 7, 4, and 3), including a tree house, artwork area, and farm life. In the farm life area, the kids walk up...More

Thank Chrissie_626
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is WAY better than Boston's zoo. Not that far from Boston, so GO if you are in or near Boston area. Some unusual animals here that I had not seen at other zoos. All the animals seemed happy, well cared for, and with natural...More

Thank wanderingconstance11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zoo was clean overall and had nice facilities. Animal habitats seemed well kept. Was nice to see how engaging zoo staff was with children. Was also much larger than anticipating.

Thank kerrydemps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not many people in MA think of this place but I married a Rhody and I think this is way better than the MA zoos. Expansive and growing. Lots of animals. A great play area for the kids to run around when you’re done. You...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful zoo. Very clean. For all ages. Would go again. Lovely gift shop and the food is good. All the animals were very nice to see

Thank dreichard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently vacationed in Rhode island and I made it a point to visit the Roger Williams zoo!! And I am very glad to say I did!!! Not only did my 11 and 12 yr old love it, but us adults were just as happy!!!...More

Thank Passenger199306
Reviewed 5 September 2018

It was a rainy day but we were able to visit all the zoo before the downpour. It is a nicely laid out area and they have some animals that I have never seen or heard of before. Worth a visit

Thank scronk73
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Davedog14 | Reviewed this property |
Eight is a great age...there will be numerous attractions that would appeal to him.
27 July 2018|
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Response from RWPZoo | Property representative |
The Zoo is geared towards all ages. See more than 100 species of animals including African elephants, Masai giraffe, cheetahs, a komodo dragon and more. We'd highly recommend stopping by our Big Backyard exhibit area which... More
21 April 2018|
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Response from hdthequeen | Reviewed this property |
I think three hours is plenty.