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Seneca Park Zoo

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Address: 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY 14621-1097
Phone Number:
5853367213
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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A zoo on the rise

When originally researching our next zoological/biological facility to visit in NYS, The Seneca Zoo came up. I had been putting it off for some time now. The combination of a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Saranac Lake, New York
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Saranac Lake, New York
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When originally researching our next zoological/biological facility to visit in NYS, The Seneca Zoo came up. I had been putting it off for some time now. The combination of a paltry 15.5 acre park and it's lack of species that jump off a page screaming: I AM WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT!, has led to this procrastination. It happened to be... More 

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Livonia, New York
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8 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We went on a perfect day...Late fall, weather was partly sunny, on a weekday. It was great to see the Lions so close and to learn so much about the wild life. I learn something new every time I go there.

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Kennewick, Washington
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I went on an overcast afternoon, after it had rained. I was very surprised at how lively and animated the animals were. I was able to see every animal in the zoo. It was amazing! Some of them were quite animated. As I took the first picture of the rhino, he turned and faced me directly, so I snapped another... More 

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Thank Rochelle T
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is not the largest zoo but we love it!!! We are members and visit often. The zoo has many cool events like zooboo and zoobrew. My three year old likes the playground and river area along with all the animals. It's a nice zoo and I recommend everyone visit

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Thank MissThirsty
Upstate, New York
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106 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We took our grand children for a few hours and though we didn't get to see everything, what we saw was great. The 9 year old was able to use the easy to follow map to guide us to all the animals they wanted to see. Most of the displays and habitats have been updated with a major project to... More 

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great for young children. Not too big and set up for Kids. Good venue for adult parties. Nice aquarium. Park like setting with humane animal exhibits.

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Rochester, New York
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It's a great zoo for families. You can get through the whole zoo before the kids get tired. There's an indoor eco center that is lots of fun. Love the rocky coast! Cute little store and place to eat.

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I was thinking that we did a wrong choice going here, but once there the animals were really nice, it was so cold outside that many of them were inside, we got free hot chocolate. There is a exhibit indoors with elephants at the very end of the zoo, and another one in the very beginning, make sure to cover... More 

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Thank Cesar A
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We are thankful to have this treasure in our city. Love that we have the penguins! Lots of exhibits for kids and kids at heart. Zoo staff is very friendly.

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Thank Karen C
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Overall this is a great zoo with many, many different animals. From monkey's to rhinos, fox to elephants. My review will help you not only in time but cost as well. If you are coming to the Seneca park zoo, a few tips to help you enjoy your experience ... 1. Lock up your car and tuck all valuables under... More 

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