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Sunset Zoo

#4 of 25 things to do in Manhattan Features Animals
2333 Oak St, Manhattan, KS 66502-3824
+1 785-587-2737
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Amazing small zoo

Went here for the afternoon with friends and it was more than I expected! Exhibits had all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa H
One of the best activities in Manhattan KS

We love coming to this zoo so much that we bought memberships for our family and come about once a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashley P
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2333 Oak St, Manhattan, KS 66502-3824
+1 785-587-2737
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for the afternoon with friends and it was more than I expected! Exhibits had all the creatures necessary to keep our group entertained. I loved how the peacocks roamed freely calling to each other.

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming to this zoo so much that we bought memberships for our family and come about once a week. A quiet, small zoo, it nevertheless has chimpanzees (including a baby!), tigers, Amur leopard, and many other animals you would expect in much larger...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo is okay. It's nothing exciting. No elephants or giraffes (my daughters 2 favorites) It was neat to walk around though, pretty inexpensive.

Thank Shelbi R
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The animals are spread out that you get bored in between walking to each. Trash laying around, and akward set up hard to push a stroller or wagon through the paths. Most of the time the animals arent even put or they are asleep.

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Despite the fact that they do have a lot of animals, my kids loved the variety of animals. But their favorite part was the play ground.

Thank rorozco_6
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I expected more from this zoo. It's very tiny, doesn't have many animals. Staff are ok. Make sure you do not show up 2 hours before closing as all the animals are put away. For the price, it's not worth it. Head to Salina.

Thank k_swiss82
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We love taking our kids here throughout the year and enjoy the clean, well cared for exhibits and get to participate in many of their activities throughout the year, too.

Thank ksujjs
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Sunset Zoo is a very nice experience. It is mostly smaller native animals unlike large city zoos but most enjoyable. It gives you a good workout with lots of stairs. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank jerry_louise
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We weren't expecting much from this zoo; however we were pleasantly surprised. The animals were varied, well cared for and the play area great for the children. The only criticism I would have is that the signage could have been better, but at least this...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Took my grandson here for a short visit. Animal exhibits exceed my expectations for a small city zoo. Exhibits are set up so an average toddler can see it all in 2-3 hours. There is a nice variety of animals and you are able to...More

Thank Michael K
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