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Roger Williams Park Zoo

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Address: 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Phone Number:
+1 401-785-3510
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Roger Williams Park Zoo, one of the nation's oldest, exhibits 100 rare and...

Roger Williams Park Zoo, one of the nation's oldest, exhibits 100 rare and fascinating species from around the world including African elephant, giraffes, moon bears, snow leopards, flamingos, harbor seals, timber rattlesnakes and more in naturalistic enclosures. The Zoo also features seasonal activities, family-friendly education programs, and special evening events, like the nationally acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, scheduled throughout the year. In addition, the Zoo participates in collaborative conservation and breeding programs to help ensure the future survival of threatened and endangered species both locally and around the world. Visit our website for more information.

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Nice zoo very clean and beautiful walk around the grounds animals look well cared for and the grounds around the zoo are beautiful

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Salt Springs, Florida
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Salt Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice zoo very clean and beautiful walk around the grounds animals look well cared for and the grounds around the zoo are beautiful

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Thank Ronald E
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a fun experience visiting this Rhode Island well known park zoo. I think the park is actually impressive compare to other parks. The Zoo is ok. We visited in the beginning of the popular season. I'm a Zoo visit fun. We enjoyed walking around and watching those cute animals. It's overall a medium size zoo. People are friendly. Seems... More 

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Thank Ophelia Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roger Williams park zoo is great for the whole family. There are lots of animals to see and things for kids to do......

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Thank Chad P
Manchester, Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Roger Williams Zoo is a very nice one to spend few hours. It is very near to freeway. All the animals are well maintained.I went there with my 5-year-old and he enjoyed a lot. The biggest issue that I had at the zoo was parking.

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Thank George M
New Castle, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small and next to the noisy highway. Had to kill some time on Easter day so decided to take an hour to walk around on a beautiful spring day. Have not been here since I was a kid and had great memories with my Dad. It only took me 30 minutes to go up and back, one of the... More 

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Thank gladfly
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the Roger Williams Park Zoo was not as well maintained as other zoos which we visited so far. There were very few animals per each area and some sections of parks, there were no animals to be seen. IMHO, the best part of the zoo was where Red Pandas were living. The second best, was Australia section.

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earlville, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice zoo, really close to freeway. some under construction. good restrooms and lots of eateries and smaller gift shops throughout zoo. excellent kids play area.

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Hamilton, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice zoo and was a great way to spend a few hours, which is more than enough time. Most exhibits were well maintained and there was a good variety of animals. It looks like they are putting $$$ into the zoo, with several areas undergoing improvements. The only thing I didn't care for (and I'm sure the... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo was wonderful! It's large enough to see a variety of exotic animals yet small enough where it's not overwhelming and still VERY family friendly. I went with my 11 month old and 2 older children; 11 and 12 and everyone enjoyed it. I love how there are play areas for younger kids all throughout and even a petting... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was extremely busy with children (must have been spring break) but also there were so many of the exhibits under construction that I really didn't feel like I got my money's worth. They said there was a reptile exhibit, which is always one of my favorite parts of a zoo, but it must have been another one under construction... More 

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