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Address: 1 Utica Zoo Way, 220 Memorial Parkway for GPS, Utica, NY 13501
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10:00 - 16:45
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:45
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Located in Utica, New York, the Utica Zoo is the perfect place to get a...

Located in Utica, New York, the Utica Zoo is the perfect place to get a little WILD! With so many ways to learn and explore, the Zoo is great for all ages. Bring the whole family, or maybe just that special someone. Rain or shine...or snow, the Utica Zoo offers ways to educate, entertain and create memories that are sure to last! The Zoo is OPEN YEAR ROUND so no matter the season, the Zoo welcomes you!

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Utica Zoo

Nice little zoo. A break from eating Utica fine food all day. Also a great view of Utica from high up.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice little zoo. A break from eating Utica fine food all day. Also a great view of Utica from high up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went there last week for the Red Panda encounter. The 4 hour drive from Boston was well worth it. The staff was really knowledgeable and friendly. The pictures came out great, would go back there again.

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New York City, New York
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100 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a small zoo. They have quite a few animals though for such a small zoo. They have a nice hiking trail. Just to let you know, it is also on a hilly area. I saw quite a number of children. I guess this is a popular spot for kids. The staff that I met were very helpful.

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Thank bigwawao
Utica, New York
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This zoo is well kept and the new babies (wallabies & sea lion) are an added attraction for the grandchildren.

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2 Thank k13392
Utica, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was a great afternoon enjoying the zoo, sights and grabbing a quick bite to eat. The weather was gorgeous which made our day even better.

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1 Thank EmilyAnn32
Syracuse, New York
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143 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at the zoo. For a smaller zoo there is still lots to see and do. The staff are friendly and welcoming and of course the animals are adorable.

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1 Thank hlawlor24
Utica, New York, United States
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It is ok for the size of utica have a lot of events there great for a day with the kids the do have a big water can fountain which is pretty cool and a petting zoo

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1 Thank Donna M
Bonita Springs, Florida
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68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This zoo is really starting to shine. Over two mikes of walking trails, beautiful views of the city, an engaged staff and my favorite are the red pandas'm

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Thank Nancy34091
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I thought this zoo was great however I couldn't help wondering if the animals had enough space to be happy.

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1 Thank mtc1101
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have a family membership at the Utica Zoo. It is a delightful experience for all! Habitats are continually being improved. Love the young red pandas!

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