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Roger Williams Park Zoo

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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
+1 401-785-3510
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Favorite Zoo in the area!

My family and I love to make our annual trip to Roger Williams Zoo. They update it often, so there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather B
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Norwich, Connecticut
A Walk In The Park

My fiancé and I just love visiting here, whether for a zoo visit with nephews, attending a special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 animals including a Komodo dragon, as well as zebras, red pandas, African elephants, Masai giraffes, snow leopards, bears, flamingoes, sloths, and more! Kids from two to 102 have the opportunity to feed giraffes and harbor seals, as well as an array of farmyard animals. For something slightly out of the ordinary, visit our new Explore and Soar area offering an exhilarating zip ride, a train excursion through the woodlands, and camel rides. The Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is home to many endangered species. As a result, the Zoo participates in cooperative conservation and breeding programs to help ensure the future survival of many endangered species.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I love to make our annual trip to Roger Williams Zoo. They update it often, so there tends to be some exhibits shut down, but we don't mind. The price is right and the park with the carousel is always great fun!

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I just love visiting here, whether for a zoo visit with nephews, attending a special event at the “Casino” building, or a simple walk around the many bodies of water and bridges. It’s spacious and quite beautiful with plenty of attractions for...More

Thank N7380JZsheilag
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wine to the jack o lantern fest in October and didn't mind the lines since it is so worth the sights of the carved pumpkins. We love to go to the zoo when ever we are looking for some thing to do that is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute little zoo ( smallest we’ve been too) with awesome animals that you can’t usually get so close too. It was a very cold and rainy day so a lot of the animals were out however the ones that were out were...More

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go once a year with my mom and occasionally some friends and always take a picture of me next to the giant copper dog statue outside the gift shop. That memory combined with the beauty and designs of all the unique habitats always make...More

Thank Dev C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is always a great time. Our last visit was to the Halloween jackolanter spectacular. It was once again great between the music and artists pumpkins. I will return

1  Thank Bobby62181
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in the Providence area during October I highly suggest doing this! So many pumpkins that had different themes that you walk through and music accompanying it. I went during a rainy evening but the event was still going on and definitely worth my...More

1  Thank Jessica B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small, but world-class zoo. The exhibits are 'natural' so the animals have plenty of room and live as 'normal' a life as is possible at a zoo. Even on the walkways the foliage is lovely! My favorite is the polar bear exhibit,...More

1  Thank Cathy M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apologies to Dr Seuss, but if I ran the zoo, it would be just like this. It's possible to be close-up with polar bears, snow leopards and leatherwing bats, along with a lot of other creatures. This zoo is a gem! The Marco Polo Trail...More

1  Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We went to the zoo with very low expectations. We were received with open arms by the staff and the animals were absolutely awesome!

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Kim W
16 May 2017|
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Response from RWPZoo | Property representative |
The Zoo covers 40 acres, and the path through the Zoo is a little more than one-mile long. The average length of stay is three hours. Wheelchairs are available at the rental kiosk located at the main entrance. Manual... More
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Corey S
23 January 2017|
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Response from RWPZoo | Property representative |
Daily General Admission: Adults - $14.95 | Kids (2-12) -$9.95 | Seniors ( 65+) - $12.95 | Toddlers (age 1 & under) & Zoo members - FREE
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