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Binder Park Zoo

#1 of 14 things to do in Battle Creek Features Animals
7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
+1 269-979-1351
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Overpriced, ran down, rude staff

The joys of having purchased a family membership..... We just recently moved to this area and one... read more

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Svenja C
Marshall, Michigan
via mobile
Tram ride over to Africa

We went with a Senior group outing and we got discount rates. Food was excellent. We had the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The joys of having purchased a family membership..... We just recently moved to this area and one of the first things we did is purchase a family membership online. Well we did pay for it and received the email confirmation but never actually got the...More

Thank Svenja C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went with a Senior group outing and we got discount rates. Food was excellent. We had the Chicken salad, husband had a hamburger plate great French fries, had a variety of drinks, water juice, soft drinks. I enjoyed the Carousel ride. The various Flag...More

Thank Olivernina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo for kids to see African animals upclose. Wagons are available on rent. Place is huge, be prepared for a hike. Good options for food and merchandise too. Plan ahead and you can be part of some zoo events. Kids can enjoy face painting,...More

Thank bmprabhu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

all the reviews I read were accurate. yes it needs to be updated, correct that there should be more cats, absolutely it is great for being a small zoo in a small city and it is a little expensive. No Mosquitoes but then the weather...More

Thank Tiggertoyoutoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in an area that has 2 quality zoos, so when my Battle Creek friend said that he wanted us to see the Binder Park Zoo, I was ambivalent, thinking Battle Creek is a smaller city, so their zoo will probably be small, too....More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo - exceptional for the size of the local community. Great variety of animals and spacious exhibits.

Thank gpabarg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a small town Zoo this has great exhibits. The African exhibit features giraffes and you get to feed them lettuce. Perfect for Kids. They also have a new Lion exhibit. In the summer they feature "camp out nights" and at Halloween they have a...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My family loves going to the zoo, we frequent Binder Park a lot. We had never gone on Mother's day until this year, and most likely won't go on Mother's day in the future. We arrived before they opened at 11 and there was already...More

Thank TSPutt
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The day was cold, windy , but no rain. There were five 10 & 11 year old girls and a sister age six. I have not been to the zoo in the last seven years, this I observed new things as well as old things....More

Thank MickKalamazoo
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Vast array of animals including African Safari area. The presentation gets visitors close. Young kids will love this zoo. Small train ride and other young child activities. Worth traveling a big distance to see.

Thank CommishFriz
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Antoon B
Can we bring our own lunches in the park?
27 May 2017|
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Response from MickKalamazoo | Reviewed this property |
Yes !
Can families bring their pet puppies or dogs?
13 July 2016|
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Response from mommyofone1 | Reviewed this property |
No, outside animals are not allowed
Tina M
Is there a nice yet fairly inexpensive campgrounds near the zoo that anyone would recommend?
16 May 2015|
Response from Mermaid_at_Heart2014 | Reviewed this property |
Check out the Fort Custer recreation camp ground. It is a State park. Beautiful property!