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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

#1 of 68 things to do in Syracuse Features Animals
1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
+1 315-435-8511
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Affordable zoo

Visited the zoo on a Sunday morning. Great value only $8 per person and free parking. Animal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
South Glastonbury, Connecticut
via mobile
Great day to visit

I nice summer day with overcast skies and mild temperatures. The problem is there was nothing to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Syracuse, New York
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
+1 315-435-8511
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the zoo on a Sunday morning. Great value only $8 per person and free parking. Animal enclosures were lovely, especially the open air elephant area.

Thank KangoTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I nice summer day with overcast skies and mild temperatures. The problem is there was nothing to look at. Very disappointing. It is not a very nice zoo.

2  Thank chris13209
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Zoo is nice, clean and tidy. Nice theme and decoration with a good number of animals. A small cafe and shop are available on site. The kids enjoyed their time in being there.

1  Thank Mansour A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been to a zoo in over 20 years. $8 for an adult admission which I didn't expect much for $8 but we were very surprised at the variety of all the animals they had. I must say - heartbreaking to see the 2 lions...More

1  Thank chloeAnnville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although my kids are college aged now, the Rosamund Gifford Zoo still lures us in - reasonable family memberships are available - and delights every time we visit. The elephants are the main attraction, but there are also lemurs, tigers and orangutans (to name a...More

1  Thank vlillich
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough good things. Didn't have anything bad. Kids love it. Lots of animals. The place with the big cats, and the penguin swimming spot were fantastic. We've been here many times, and never pass up a chance to stop in.

1  Thank smsturner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a day where we needed to fill in an hour or two while we waited for my husband to finish a business meeting. We were happily surprised at both the size and the scope of this zoo. There were a number...More

1  Thank VacationMom201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little zoo. The animals appear well cared for. Reasonable prices. Nice displays. My kids love it!

1  Thank laur628
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice small Zoo. It's very clean and easy to get around. The animals are well cared for and very healthy. A great way to spend a couple hours.

1  Thank X6068YNpauln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Any day is a good day to visit the zoo! We very much enjoyed all of the exhibits. The penguins drew us to the zoo, the many attractions kept us there for the day. Very clean and well kept up. A special nod to the...More

1  Thank Anne M
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Peggy L
14 May 2017|
Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Address: One Conservation Place Syracuse, NY 13204 (315) 435-8511 Directions: From the North Take I-81 South to exit 23A (Hiawatha Blvd.) Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd; At the stoplight at the end of the road turn... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from kpurvis87 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Call ahead to make sure and/or reserve.
4 November 2015|
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Response from MrBrown2000 |
No, however you can purchase an annual membership and this gives you unlimited admission for the next year.