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Erie Zoo

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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
+1 814-464-4091
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A nice variety packed into a smaller zoo

I have been to the Erie Zoo about a half dozen times over the past 20 years and I appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ermagertz
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Awesome little zoo!

It’s small, but very clean and a great way to spend the afternoon. The animal enclosures make it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aimee M
,
Erie, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“train ride” (86 reviews)
“children's area” (24 reviews)
“perfect size” (24 reviews)
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423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2701
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+1 814-464-4091
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"train ride"
in 86 reviews
"children's area"
in 24 reviews
"perfect size"
in 24 reviews
"animal enclosures"
in 7 reviews
"small city"
in 18 reviews
"merry go round"
in 19 reviews
"small children"
in 27 reviews
"well taken care"
in 17 reviews
"few hours"
in 27 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 12 reviews
"free parking"
in 16 reviews
"kids love"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 11 reviews
"all ages"
in 19 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 8 reviews
"exhibits"
in 90 reviews
"carousel"
in 37 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Erie Zoo about a half dozen times over the past 20 years and I appreciate the changes they have made, some minor but I like that it is a smaller Zoo that I don't need an entire day to see...More

Thank ermagertz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s small, but very clean and a great way to spend the afternoon. The animal enclosures make it easy to see the animals. The animals are usually pretty active too.

Thank Aimee M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

3 zebras, peguins, kangaroos, 2 rhinos, lions, tiger, red pandas, reptiles, farm animals, green house, lemurs, hyrax, orangutans, monkeys, leopard, alligators, train ride, carousel and play areas. Moving slow, the whole zoo takes 2 hours. Grab a Smith's hot dog and Apple slices. Bring your...More

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated a day with our military veterans. Brian is retired from the military. We had a great time. Evening at the Zoo.

Thank BrenLucy
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I love our zoo. Think it's a great zoo for this sized city. You can spend 2 to 3 hours (or longer) which is a good time frame for children. Parking is FREE. The carousel and train are just so fun for kids.

Thank 13ontheroadagain
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

reasonably priced local attraction. Family focused and community oriented, .Easy to get to with free parking

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Watching grandchildren play and experience the wonderful variety of animals is such a pleasure. Erie zoo is growing each year offering alot to the community.

Thank Alan T
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Very nice little Zoo that has just about one of everything ! You must take the old Train ride also very cool !!!!

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Mr. Rogers would say :"It's great to be you, just You". so be a kid again, go to the Erie Zoo. rekindle some days from your childhood, when you saw a giraffe, tiger, elephant, otter, or snake for the very first time. Let your nostrils...More

Thank carolynthepilot
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Erie Zoo is quite small, however charming, especially for kids to enjoy their nice collection of animals. The place is clean, accessible, easy to walk, and takes about an hour or so to see and experience all their exhibits, including the train ride. Located...More

Thank Robert V
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94katski
19 June 2017|
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Response from Ronald C | Reviewed this property |
plenty of room.
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Jill M
15 April 2017|
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Response from one1on1one | Reviewed this property |
Snack-fast food, and strip fast foods available off site.
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31 August 2016|
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Response from JenniferJBerg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but I do not know the bus routes in Erie. You could call the bus transit terminal and ask. Sorry that I am not more help. Enjoy the Zoo. We loved it. Jennifer
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