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Miller Park Zoo

#1 of 33 things to do in Bloomington Features Animals
1020 S Morris Ave, Miller Park, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-6307
+1 309-434-2250
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Great experience at a small town zoo

We took our 4 year old granddaughter to visit the zoo and she loved it. The staff was so friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynne E
Very informative and perfect in size for kids under 10

This is our to go place in the summer. We visit this zoo every year since the kids were little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1020 S Morris Ave, Miller Park, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-6307
+1 309-434-2250
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 4 year old granddaughter to visit the zoo and she loved it. The staff was so friendly and helpful and the place was very clean. Older children might not find much to do there but for younger kids, it's great!

Thank Lynne E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our to go place in the summer. We visit this zoo every year since the kids were little. Love the small walk with the young ones. They never want to leave. We have gone to several other larger big city zoos and even...More

1  Thank TravlnFam6981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a 2 1/2 year old grandson who loves to be outside. Bloomington offers the perfect zoo for toddlers. We have purchased the Grandparent pass so we can go to the zoo as many times as we want with one or all of our...More

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice small zoo. Free parking. Large jungle gym for the kids close by to the entrance. Animals feel pretty close up. Flamingos once you walk in. Australian animals,reindeer, otters, seals, snow leopards,bats behind glass,petting zoo with goats to brush, bald eagles, several...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun little local zoo worth a visit. Plan to spend ~ 2-3 hours here. The wallaby enclosure is super cool, and the bird feeding experience is great (thought it is currently being revamped [summer 2017] and wasn't open during our visit). My daughter loved...More

Thank supapfunk
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We spent about 90 minutes visiting the zoo. It was a nice way to spend an afternoon. Since this is a small zoo, we were able to take our time and watch / find animals. I liked the signage that says whether the animals are...More

Thank LissaJ41
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The zoo isn't very big but it's perfect for a day trip with the family. They have many different types of animals including red panda's, meerkats, flamingos, a sun bear and snow leopards. It is very well maintained! They often have fun event days like...More

Thank fhv_58
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This zoo is fantastic for parents and grandparents to take their young children and grandchildren. The young volunteers are obviously receiving a wonderful education and do a great job. We had a wonderful time.

Thank Jacquie B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This zoo is the perfect size for 2-7 year olds. Highlights were the big cats house with 6 snow leopards, the wolf exhibit with 3 wolf pups, the playful river otters, a bird house with scavenger hunt, and an indoor exhibit with snakes, frogs, and...More

Thank Loeweb821
Reviewed 9 June 2017

You have to enjoy this for what it is. There are three small zoos in central Illinois, Miller Park, Springfield and Peoria. Miller is the smallest. There are about 15 to 20 large animals. The rest are small. The zoo has some big cats, singing...More

Thank plevin2017
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Loeweb821 | Reviewed this property |
There's a small area inside the zoo to eat where you can bring your own food. There is more room immediately outside the zoo near the splash pad/playground as well.
9 April 2017|
Response from Anthony N | Property representative |
Not in the Zoo parking lot. But, there is room inside the park.
25 July 2016|
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Response from Irina I | Reviewed this property |
No sharks, just seals.