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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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Worth a Visit!!!

We recently vacationed in Rhode island and I made it a point to visit the Roger Williams zoo!! And... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bellows Falls, Vermont
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Nice Zoo

It was a rainy day but we were able to visit all the zoo before the downpour. It is a nicely laid... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nesconset, New York
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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

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...I am not sure how to feel about zoos in general, for a small zoo it had quite a lot of animals and a good variety, but some of the enclosures were small. The African elephants were a treat. We arrived at feeding time for...More

Thank Gaynor h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family enjoyed this zoo very much. Animals were very well cared for and the zoo was nice and clean. Would recommend for family’s or even couples.

Thank lonerider1107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bigger than we expected and really cleverly put together so see a lot of different animals without any massive gaps between enclosures. Good value and very easy to spend a couple of hours here.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to review this particular zoo on its own merits, and not so much comparing it to much larger ones in much larger cities (elsewhere in the U.S.). What mattered most to me was that the staff comes across as caring & concerned for...More

Thank kabllbak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, we love going to zoo's, maybe by this point we have seen it all. But we were not impressed with it. It has the Disneyfied music in parking and appeal in the grounds. But we must have gone on a sleepy day for animals...More

1  Thank Nayda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day! We got to see our favorite animals and my kids discovered the red panda making it their new favorite! We got the opportunity to have our faces painted and feed the giraffe, pet goats and alpacas and even pet an...More

Thank bkl593
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Zoo to visit with children. Lots of animals and a large area to walk around the different animals. They also have a Feed The Giraffe experience. Great zoo to spend a lot of time with kids.

Thank Kostas R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited August 18. Loved this zoo. Easy walking around, map provided very good. Just visited on route home to airport, a good way to fill 4hrs. Great to see the North American animals, esp the Bison and Bald Eagles. The eagle enclosure was brilliant for...More

Thank Sue G
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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.