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Woodland Park Zoo

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Address: 5500 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103
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+1 206-548-2500
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09:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden...

Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden featuring more than 1,000 animals representing nearly 300 species from around the world. New exhibits include Zoomazium, an indoor, nature-themed play space for kids, and our award-winning Humboldt penguin exhibit, replicating the desert coasts of their native Peru.

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This zoo is great,has a great selection of animals. It is a large zoo but fun to take the kiddos,pack a lunch and enjoy the day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This zoo is great,has a great selection of animals. It is a large zoo but fun to take the kiddos,pack a lunch and enjoy the day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

large natural enclosures of happy critters with lots of educational material. Beloved gorilla family lives in astounding huge savannah, and the grizzlies have a natural stream stocked with salmon. Fantastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We researched entry prices for 3 attractions in the area: Woodland Park Zoo, The Seattle Aquarium and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. We made our decision solely on price and Woodland Park was the most reasonable at approximately $15 per adult. We are so glad we decided to go to Woodland Park. We arrived on a Sunday morning, about 10:30.... More 

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Rosedale, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great family fun ! Beautiful animal display and informative displays. Kids enjoyed the classic carousel ride.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids love it here, they are very excited to see all the animals. There are so many different exhibits and on a sunny day there is nothing nicer then a zoo visit. The bears are our favorite, we've seen them pretend fighting, swimming and trying to catch the trout that swim in their pool. Just make sure you don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Need a whole good day to look at everything. Very beautiful. Sad didn't get to see everything as I went later afternoon. Going back for sure..

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great variety of animals in a well laid out setting. Parking can be a bit challenging on a summer day but there are multiple lots around the zoo.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you have kids or if you’re just a kid at heart, zoos are always a great place to visit. For me, whenever I’m visiting a city, if it has a zoo/aquarium that’s easy to get to, I’ll make a trip there. Woodland Park Zoo was super easy to get to from Pioneer Square. On the #5 bus to Shoreline... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the zoo with my wife and four kids, we spent about 4 hours at the zoo and would have spent more time if it was not closing. The zoo makes it easy to see the animals and get various angles of all of the animal enclosures. We went in the winter so not all of the exhibits were... More 

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Hermiston, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places to spend a day in Seattle with your family! Spend all day walking around and you still won't see it all.

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