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Potawatomi Zoo

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500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN 46615-1341
+1 574-235-9500
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Exceptional for a small city!

The Potawatomi Zoo is exceptional for a city the size of South Bend. It is especially great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2015SuzyQ
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Mishawaka, Indiana
Nice little zoo

This is not a large zoo and I would say it takes about 2 hours to visit at the most unless you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chipinlove
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Granger, Indiana
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“train ride” (20 reviews)
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500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN 46615-1341
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+1 574-235-9500
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"train ride"
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"nice afternoon"
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"water features"
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"reptile house"
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"big animals"
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"interesting animals"
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"few hours"
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"any age"
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"all ages"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"gift shop"
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"lions"
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"tiger"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Potawatomi Zoo is exceptional for a city the size of South Bend. It is especially great for families and is very chid-friendly. For local people, I highly recommend purchasing an annual pass, which is a great value. As local people, we often go just...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a large zoo and I would say it takes about 2 hours to visit at the most unless you spend time at the playground. It is not overwhelming and great for small kids. The admission is low cost and my son enjoyed...More

Thank Chipinlove
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our grand kids enjoyed this little zoo. Lots of place to run around and get rid of all their energy.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter/inlaw took me here with my little 3month old grandson. Had a beautiful sunny day low 60's. Place is very clean. Some of the cages are a little small. But they have a good variety of them. We will be going back all summer...More

Thank Kathy E
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had low expectations going on a cold day in February with a lot of snow on the ground. During the winter, they are on a really reduced schedule (open 3 hours), but it was more than enough time to see everything. And, while the...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Clean & fun zoo with occasional events like Zoo Brew. Food was okay and a bit pricey. Some things like a photo booth had a broken card reader so we were very disappointed. Going around lunchtime is very exciting because the lions are very vocal...More

Thank liebeistfad
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I have attended the Poawatomi zoo since I was a young child. It has grown and changed for the better. The animals are well taken care of and in an environment that is close to their true home in the wild. There is a great...More

Thank mcheim2005
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very impressive family Halloween activity. The zoo was decorated with all of the traditional spooky accents; someone put in a great amount of time getting it all together. Beautiful fall weather was a nice complement to the tricks and treats. The zoo was clean and...More

Thank J W
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

my daughter, granddaughter & I visited the zoo - it was a beautiful day - we rode the train - first time I had ever done that- well worth the short wait to ride- the zoo is always clean- the gift shop has interesting items-

Thank 971cynthiat
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This zoo just keeps getting better. They offer a wide vsriety of animals that you can tell are loved and taken care of and everyone of at any age can enjoy visitung. The big plus is the events they offer all year round which not...More

Thank Theresa F
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