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Address: 75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
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+1 620-341-4365
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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My kids were visiting from New York

My son Joseph and his wife Judie her first time to Kansas Joe has not been here for 25+ years the zoo was cool, Good job on the lemurs.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Flushing, New York
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Flushing, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son Joseph and his wife Judie her first time to Kansas Joe has not been here for 25+ years the zoo was cool, Good job on the lemurs.

Thank mona1830
Emporia, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful small zoo with a great variety of animals and gorgeous landscaping with a wonderful variety of flowers and plants. Can tell the employees take pride in their work. Lots of events throughout the year at the zoo. Definitely worth a trip to Emporia, KS to see it.

Thank Nancy B
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This zoo keeps getting better and better. It is a wonderful stroll for any day. I love the flowers in the summer and the shade trees. It is well-kept and the bathrooms clean. We even had a picnic there a couple of times and it's been very pleasant. Just the right amount of animals and walking for smaller children and... More 

Thank Deborah D
Overland Park, Kansas
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This zoo has come a long way over the years. There is nothing spectacular about this zoo but everything they have is handled very well. Lots of plants and flowers to look at along with the animals. It only takes about an hour to walk through if you take your time. If in Emporia, definitely worth the time to stop... More 

Thank marshalljeff
Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I had a fabulous time at the Emporia Zoo last Friday. Although small it is packed with wonderful exhibits that kids of all ages will enjoy. One of the best parts is that you are able to get very close so observation is easy. Our grandkids would have loved seeing this. It is well shaded so even... More 

Thank babyt102010
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63 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The grounds are very well manicured with beautiful flowering plants. The animal habitats are neat and clean. The animals look very content. Great attraction in the small town of Emporia!

Thank Gary G
Emporia, Kansas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Small but amazing! Bobcat, fox, mountain lion, lemurs. Foliage is amazing. Great place to take lunch and escape.

Thank Tammy B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

It's a small zoo, but it has very nice exhibits and the horticulture is fantastic. They take a lot of pride in the facility. Kids really seem to have a great time.

Thank Chad L
Emporia, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a free, locally supported zoo that is one of the main attractions for the little town of Emporia. Well worth checking out if you have the time.

Thank theyoho
Emporia, Kansas
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place has everything from amazing animal exhibits to beautiful landscaping. The new bottle cap mural and the Madagascar exhibit are just simply wonderful. It is a true treasure for a smaller community like Emporia to have such a great zoo.

Thank Ken H

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