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David Traylor Zoo of Emporia

#1 of 14 things to do in Emporia Features Animals
75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
+1 620-341-4365
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A pleasant surprise.

This zoo is a treat. the grounds are charming and well-kept. The animals are obviously loved and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emporia, Kansas
Small town Zoo with fabulous local animals.

Wonderful little zoo. Easy walk as it is 90% paved. Perfect for toddlers and young children... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca D
Topeka, Kansas
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75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
+1 620-341-4365
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is a treat. the grounds are charming and well-kept. The animals are obviously loved and well tended. Great way to "bide a while" in the open air. Lovely.

Thank judyonroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little zoo. Easy walk as it is 90% paved. Perfect for toddlers and young children. Absolutely stunning foliage and flowers! Great healthy examples of local Midwestern native animals and exotic animals. Fun informative plaques along the shaded walk. Awesome photo ops EVERYWHERE! Get there...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We love the zoo -- it's free, incredible, with a beautiful, easy-to-navigate layout, and it's safe and fun for kids. The flowers and landscaping are as breathtaking as the animal exhibits, if not more so.

Thank Ashlie S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The zoo is much smaller than usual zoo's but it's also in a smaller city that most zoo's. The zoo is free to go to and it is a fun place to visit. They keep the animals in clean enclosures and the animals are very...More

Thank Rae L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Wonderful little zoo, with many friendly and happy animals. It is compact but it is lovely, with parks and a river overlook nearby.

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second time here and I've enjoyed it both times. First, it's free. Second, the plants and landscaping are beautiful. They really put some time and effort into it. It's nice and peaceful. If you are in the area, go.

Thank Jammie K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were on a long road trip back to TX from Kansas City and decided to take a little stop. This is an amazing zoo, very well taken care of and just gorgeous. We came right when they opened at 10AM, so the animals were...More

Thank paradiselost79
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My son Joseph and his wife Judie her first time to Kansas Joe has not been here for 25+ years the zoo was cool, Good job on the lemurs.

Thank mona1830
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Beautiful small zoo with a great variety of animals and gorgeous landscaping with a wonderful variety of flowers and plants. Can tell the employees take pride in their work. Lots of events throughout the year at the zoo. Definitely worth a trip to Emporia, KS...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This zoo keeps getting better and better. It is a wonderful stroll for any day. I love the flowers in the summer and the shade trees. It is well-kept and the bathrooms clean. We even had a picnic there a couple of times and it's...More

Thank Deborah D
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