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Zoo Boise

#8 of 128 things to do in Boise Features Animals
355 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7670
+1 208-384-4125
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When you have only one zoo in Boise

It's a good zoo for a small local zoo. I have taken both my daughters there over the year, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cherie R
Disappointing

Went to Zoo Boise with the family and we all were disappointed. Most exhibits were empty, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brandi R
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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355 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7670
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+1 208-384-4125
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a good zoo for a small local zoo. I have taken both my daughters there over the year, and the kids like it. After many trips/field trips this place gets old, and the animals hide 90% of the time. However it's better than no...More

Thank Cherie R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Zoo Boise with the family and we all were disappointed. Most exhibits were empty, and the ones with animals in it were off in the corner where you could not see them. I do have to say the Giraffe feeding and petting zoo...More

Thank Brandi R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very well priced, 2.5 hours of fun. Well kept large amount of teenage volenteers. Helpful and knowledgeable staff.

Thank bdonahoe1981
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the zoo a few times. The last time with my granddaughter. Boise zoo could use some funding to improve the area. The animals are cared for and always fun and interesting. The zoo would rival and large city zoo if there was...More

Thank Rhonda P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with grandkids in Boise last week and decided to go to the zoo. First of all parking is not so good if you don't get there first thing.. We had to park and walk about a 1/2 mile to get to the entrance....More

Thank pratts81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This zoo is fine. I went an hour before closing so some of the animals were being fed which was fun to see. Some animals are missing from their enclosures. Some animals like the monkeys have great habitats for playing and getting exercise, but some...More

Thank Caitlin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by Zoo Boise. We spent 2 hours running around with our 5 year old and we all had fun. It was quite warm outside but there was plenty of shade. There was a decent variety and number of animals to see,...More

Thank Tetontotaler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the experience was fun. It was sad to see some of the animals in such small cages and the bathrooms were not very wheelchair friendly. Some of the paths were a bit difficult to maneuver the wheelchair as well. My children did love the...More

Thank mhoog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a few hours here. It's not too big and there was a nice array of animals to see, including a Wallaby walk. Everything from penguins to tigers. A nice zoo to take kids or adults and parking is free -...More

Thank MariaBCalifornia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Parking is not easy here, and I worried about the 2 hour parking limit, but it turned out to be just the right amount of time.

Thank Carol S
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