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Riverview Park and Zoo

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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
+1 705-745-6866
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Fun place

Proving a zoo like feeling in a small space like this is an art, and they have done it nicely... read more

Reviewed today
Toronto, Canada
Great memories :)

I grew up going to the zoo, but moved away. went back to take my son! Not a single regret... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Arnprior, Canada
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55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (114 reviews)
“splash pad” (189 reviews)
“picnic area” (22 reviews)
1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
+1 705-745-6866
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Reviewed today

Proving a zoo like feeling in a small space like this is an art, and they have done it nicely. Many animals, some informations as well.

Thank scorp2
Reviewed 3 days ago

I grew up going to the zoo, but moved away. went back to take my son! Not a single regret. everything was wonderful, even the train ride, splash pad (new), and so much more!

Thank marilyn1984
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s peaceful. Enough animals to be fun. A cute splash pad and a huge playground. Free. And rarely busy.

Thank haaappy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s amazing that the community of Peterborough offers this free zoo. It’s a great place the take the kids just to “walk around” and be outside.

Thank Mamudduck
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Zoo ofcourse is the main attraction here. In addition, there is play area for kids which they love. There is a train which operates in peak summer. The ramp going down has some nice picnic spots to do BBQ along the river. In Fall,...More

Thank Meesum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small Zoo with big heart. Has a great splash pad and playground. Best of all when everything else is priced out of reach for large families (5+ people) this is still free.

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place and there is no charge!! Easy to walk through, descriptions posted and easy to find. Splash pad looked like a blast. We will be back and often

Thank Mary Judith R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend the zoo for small children. There are many places to play and there are enough animals to captivate the minds of these young ones. The zoo is free as well.

Thank Ken1949
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful place to visit with my kids (aged 4 and 9). There are amazing playgrounds (try the huge green tube slide down the side of a hill!) and lots of animals to see. Great place to walk and to get kids to...More

Thank prairiegardener
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My son's family from Nova Scotia visited the zoo with the 3 kids and they thoroughly enjoyed it. The fact that it was free created a very affordable visit. Snack bar is a must for the kids. Would do it again.

Thank thehamptons
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29 August 2017|
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Response from D7861QTsusanm | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, the zoo is absolutely free! You can view the animals, play in the giant playground and splash in the splash pad all for free. There is a small fee for the train which we have never taken and there are... More
Pararajasingam A
30 June 2017|
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Response from Andrena F | Reviewed this property |
Lift lock cruise leaves from del crary and lock 19. Good cruise if you haven't been through the Trent or lift lock
Donald S
11 June 2017|
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Response from Andrena F | Reviewed this property |
No they are not permitted

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