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Folsom City Zoo

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Address: 403 Stafford St, Folsom, CA 95630-2643
Phone Number: +1 916-351-3527
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Quaint Zoo and Great Ride on Train

This is a great place to take small children. The animals are mostly rescued ones and each sign tells their story. There is a nice park and playground where you can picnic and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2015
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Sacramento
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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a great place to take small children. The animals are mostly rescued ones and each sign tells their story. There is a nice park and playground where you can picnic and let the little ones play. Arrive before 2 PM and take a ride on the train. Little kids love it (as does this adult).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Very small zoo, but it is a very pleasant and relaxing experience. The zoo property is very well cared for and so are the inhabitants! It's a great experience for all.

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Orangevale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Quaint local zoo that you can bring the children and enjoy taking your time. Not a big city zoo, but still worth a visit.

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Golconda, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We had a really good time here and when the timber wolves started to howel my son's thought it was ausome plus the little train ride was fun.

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217 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Always enjoy taking my grandkids here and they love it. Its cozy and have a good variety of animals to enjoy. They keep it clean and post a lot of good information. The staff is helpful and always courteous. definitely a winner

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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is not a large city zoo, but it is set in a beautiful park area - and the grounds and zoo seem very well kept. The trail through the zoo and the enclosures make viewing the animals very easy.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The Folsom Zoo really can't be compared to other zoos, like San Diego or Sacramento. The area of Folsom is not that big and because of that the zoo is also somewhat small. That being said, they do have some cool animals and if you are looking for something educational and fun to do with kids, or even adults, give... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Go in understanding that this is a small zoo with mostly animals from local area and many of these animals have been injured and are being cared for. Had a collection of Mountain Lions, peacocks, cats, dogs, raccoons, skunks, tigers and more. Great education in the local wildlife as well as a few exotic animals Great place for kids and... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

For a small Zoo, this is a gem in Folsom with a long history. Very well taken care of and provides more of a sanctuary for the animals than a traditional zoo. Budget friendly, and perfect for people of all ages to enjoy. They seem to actually care about the needs and well-being of the animals. Overall nice environment, the... More 

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Lodi, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is a great small zoo. The kids loved the variety of animals and Grandma loved that she could get around easily with her walker. The admission price for all 5 of us was only totaled $21. Don't miss a ride on the train out front!

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