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Zoo in Forest Park

#6 of 41 things to do in Springfield Features Animals
302 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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Couldn't find location of zoo

We paid $5 admission and couldn't even find the zoo. I imagine that if we would have been given a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Monica G
via mobile
Missing the monkeys

One sad lonely little monkey sitting all alone. NO spider monkeys at least none we saw and we were... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Tammy B
via mobile
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This zoo, featuring over 200 exotic and domestic animals, was the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and his stories. Dedicated to wildlife education, the zoo provides educational programs for children and adults.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
302 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid $5 admission and couldn't even find the zoo. I imagine that if we would have been given a map of the park we would have found the Zoo but even after following the signs that pointed towards the zoo we still could not...More

Thank Monica G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

One sad lonely little monkey sitting all alone. NO spider monkeys at least none we saw and we were there over 2 hours. What I like about this zoo is the hands on experience kids and adults get to have with these animals. They sell...More

2  Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This park is a great place for families. I definitely recommend it for a fun day at the park. It is family friendly, and a fun place to get away!!!

1  Thank MikePaul26
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Took the kids there, my youngest and her cousin, They kept me moving between the two of them.They had a blast and I was worn out.They had a good assortment of animals for a small zoo.

Thank Leroy T
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place for children to experience different animals. There is a part of the zoo for children to pet the animals. The variety of animals is very good and don't forget to visit the monkeys. There are flower gardens to see and a large open...More

Thank buddybeau
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Can't missed this unique season light experience if you visit Springfield Great for family and children as you enjoy a car drive by creative season light show

Thank 56Jun
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter here who loves animals. Cute little zoo nestled inside the park. Good amount of animals. Had lots of facts about each animal. Great price. Down side... put money in the photo booth and it didn't work. No way to get our money...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Nice small walkable zoo with a train ride around the park. It's a great day at a local attraction. Nice playground outside so you can make a very nice day.

Thank Becky33333
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Admission is now charged to get into the little Petting Zoo area in the Playground section at the back of the park. Uneventful & too bad that the Park cannot be what it was many years ago, but the animals are better left in the...More

5  Thank Muncha_Ocala
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It's a good zoo. They have several species of animals. Took us about 40 minutes to walk through, definitely not a big zoo to walk through. We used a groupon to get in today, thank goodness they were buy one get one free. They have...More

1  Thank Bob G
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