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Woodland Park Zoo

#24 of 449 things to do in Seattle Features Animals
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5897
+1 206-548-2500
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Well worth the visit!!!

I am from out of town and had a fantastic time at this zoo! The staff were all very engaging and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kelowna, Canada
via mobile
Very nice!

This zoo is very nice. They really set up a great environment where it doesn't feel like every... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden dedicated to the conservation of wildlife. Featuring more than 1,000 animals representing nearly 300 species from around the world, a visit to Woodland Park Zoo will make your day and a difference.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5897
+1 206-548-2500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am from out of town and had a fantastic time at this zoo! The staff were all very engaging and helpful about anything if needed, and it was awesome to have them around talking about the animals. There were lots of animals to see...More

Thank arc242
Reviewed 3 days ago

This zoo is very nice. They really set up a great environment where it doesn't feel like every animal is stuffed in a small area with nothing around them. Our girls were able to enjoy the outdoors and get close to the animals which was...More

Thank Britny H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved seeing the animals who were out the day we visited. Many were not out. We had a wonderfully close encounter with a recumbent leopard right next to the window we stood before - it lay and gazed at us with such awareness and...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised at the state of this zoo and its involvement in large scale conservation initiatives. The animals look healthy and the spaces clean and large.

Thank Ilona S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter when my husband was on a business trip. We really enjoyed all the exhibits and it was awesome that my 4 year old daughter was able to see most of the animals which can be difficult in some zoos! I also...More

Thank Cali704
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Seattle took my granddaughter who is 3 to the zoo. She loved it so many animals lots to see. The animals look well cared for and happy. Lots of staff always ready to help. Loved the giraffe and gorilla exhibit. The food however...More

Thank Colleen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought the zoo was average. It's worth going to if your in the area. The staff was friendly. They have a variety of animals and the directions to different animals were clear to see.

Thank Joseph & Preeth... R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must have a map to visit. Somewhat confusing lay out. The animals were very difficult to see in some of the enclosures.

Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo isn't big like San Diego or Washington DC zoos but it's really a nice one. It's set in a park, and the grounds are lovely. We got to see a baby giraffe and young gorilla, plus a Komodo dragon, highlights of our visit....More

1  Thank Floplace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love animals so I'll start with that. Zoos and aquariums are usually places we visit. This zoo was enjoyable to visit and gave the animals lots of room to roam and live in somewhat natural settings. That means you may not see all the...More

Thank orth1
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Response from iloveloveseaotters | Reviewed this property |
That sounds extremely high, but here's a phone number for them. Or you can just go to their website and I'm sure the information is there. 206.548.2500
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Response from Venkataraman R | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to use Hippo parking lot. It is having good parking space and also, covering the zoo from this parking lot was lot easier for me, personally. 750 N. 50th Street Seattle, WA 98103. South Parking Lot. Hippo... More