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Seneca Park Zoo

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Address: 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14621-1097
Phone Number: +1 585-336-7213
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Good day at the Zoo

Visited the Zoo with kids and grandkids. What a surprise at what has been done since our last visit several years ago. More beautiful animals have been added and all the family... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
Parrten
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Ontario, New York
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Ontario, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Zoo with kids and grandkids. What a surprise at what has been done since our last visit several years ago. More beautiful animals have been added and all the family friendly locations to sit and relax out of the sun. More food stops added with nice selection of items. A little pricey but that is expected at this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Been going to Seneca Park Zoo since I was kid, it gets better every year. Best value is the season pass for the family, especially for 2 or more kids. Many attractions to see...elephants, lion safari, polar bears and sea lions, Rhinos, tigers, and much more. Even a playground area for the kids is a bonus!!

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Thank Hondakid1974
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

So lucky to have this zoo in our back yard. A great variety of animals in a spacious clean environment. Lots of opportunities for kids to learn along the way. My girls love the vet center. Fun place to spend as much or as little time as you would like.

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Thank Sara N
Murrieta, United States
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this zoo on a Wednesday, not crowded at all. Entrance fee is $12 for adults, not too bad, especially since I am familiar with the San Diego Zoo which is expensive. The exhibits are kept clean and zoo grounds are clean as well. Easy to navigate. We really enjoyed watching one of the elephants get a shower, was... More 

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Thank Patricia F
Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

It's a nice and clean zoo, not too big and not too small. You can cover entire zoo in 3 hrs. Lots of cool animal exhibits. Our favorite is sea lion exhibit. They also have couple of shows in the summer, don't miss the sea lion show.

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Thank nikunj t
Rochester, New York
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Pretty great small zoo for the family to walk through. Prices aren't horrible to get in, eat, and grab a small stuffed animal. My youngest still carries around her sea lion stuffed animal that we got her after the sea lion "show" (think information not tricks).

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Thank happyrock80
New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Haven't been to the zoo in 30 years, so I expected a big difference. It's in the same condition it was 30 years ago, which wasn't good!! I grew up in Rochester and left 26 years ago. I was in town with my granddaughter and daughter in law. Half of the cages were empty, polar bears area was being cleaned... More 

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Thank Bigapple20
Rochester
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This zoo is horrible . It's so sad and depressing to see the animals kept in such small area's , they hardly have any room to move around.. I will never go back again which is a shame since I have a 2 year old grandson. I will have to go to Buffalo

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Thank chucksgirl02
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Recent visit to our local zoo was a pleasant surprise. It had been about 4 years since our last visit and we were so impressed with all that has been done. Our little zoo has grown up and truely blossomed. The grounds are well kept and the exhibits are well done. It is obvious more work is on the way.... More 

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Thank Robin W
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were unsure of what we'd find when we pulled up to this zoo. It looked small, but seemed to have a diversity of animals. We were pleasantly surprised. The docents were friendly, and really seemed to enjoy talking to us about the animals, as did the animal trainers. Because it's not a huge zoo, we were able to comfortable... More 

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