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ZooMontana

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2100 S Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT 59106-3908
+1 406-652-8100
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Though we live in Billings, we hadn't visited the zoo for years. We took our visiting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
50sfrugaltraveler
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Billings, Montana
Small Zoo - but very nice.

Small Zoo, but plenty of animals, including Tigers, Wolverine and some other big cats. Nice to walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim C
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Troy, Michigan
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ZooMontana is a zoological and botanical garden and educational facility dedicated to the conservation of wildlife throughout Montana and the 45th parallel of earth. ZooMontana cares for over 100 animals of 51 different species, including wolves...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2100 S Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT 59106-3908
+1 406-652-8100
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"sensory garden"
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"siberian tigers"
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"natural habitat"
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"farm animals"
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"nice zoo"
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"smaller zoo"
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"local zoo"
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"zoo experience"
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"great playground"
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"beautiful landscaping"
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"gift shop"
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"fun to watch"
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"the barn"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Though we live in Billings, we hadn't visited the zoo for years. We took our visiting grandchildren and their parents in early May. What a wonderful experience. It cost around $30 for the entrance fee but was so worth the money. Everything about it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small Zoo, but plenty of animals, including Tigers, Wolverine and some other big cats. Nice to walk and enjoy the animals, with lots of shade from the trees. Pretty flowers also.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start my review by saying I am a zookeeper at a large zoo and always try to visit any nearby animal facilities when traveling...with that said, this zoo is amazing!! My husband and I visited on a Sunday in early May. We arrived...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We needed something to do for a couple hours with our 1 year old and this was perfect. Honestly I was skeptical about going to an outdoor zoo in Montana during March but it was great!! It’s only open for a few hours per day...More

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Jeff E, Owner at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you for the great review! Winter is a great time to visit us due to the smaller crowds and due to the fact our animals are animals found on the 45th parallel, so they thrive in the colder weather. We'll be on our summer...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

My husband had never been to the Zoo in Billings so I took him on a recent wintry day. The car thermometer said it was 21 degrees, so I decided that ought to be good walking weather. There were a couple of other people at...More

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Jeff E, Owner at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for the visit and for the kind words! Winter out here is quite serene as you mentioned, definitely a great place to just take in the solitude of winter. We look forward to seeing you this summer. We guarantee warm weather! (Well, maybe...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I was pleased by the number of animals available to see even in winter. There was still a lot of snow so we weren't able to visit everything available (like the sensory garden) but look forward to returning on our next Billings trip!

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Jeff E, Owner at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for your visit! Yeah, that snow really socked us this year, so my apologies for not getting to the garden! We look forward to your next visit! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Zoo Montana is a great place for a family outing. There's a nice botannical garden area as well as the expected animal viewing. My favorites are the pair of bald eagles and the red pandas. There's also a children's area which is set-up like a...More

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Jeff E, Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thanks for the kind review! Those Red Panda's are adorable, aren't they?! Hope to see you again soon! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We took our children to the Zoo before departing on our long trip home. The kids were able to walk through the numerous exhibits and view the wildlife. The Zoo was well organized, and had informational readings at many of the exhibits. By the end...More

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Jeff E, Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so much for making the Zoo one of your stops! So glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you again! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

ZooMontana has an impressive variety of animals for a zoo supported by a small population. Our favorite exotic animals are the Siberian tigers. What beautiful animals! I have an elevated appreciation of the dedicated staff after a small group of us volunteered to clean the...More

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Jeff E, Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so very much for the kind review! I have passed along your words to our keepers! You made their day! See you again soon! Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit! It was a wonderful fall day with the leaves the perfect color and the animals were all active! It was a free day for msub students and friends with food and music! So much fun! Can’t wait to go back.

1  Thank Lisa W
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Jeff E, Manager at ZooMontana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

So glad to hear you had a great time, thank you for letting us know! Aren't those Fall leaves incredible??! We hope to see you again soon. Jeff Ewelt Executive Director ZooMontana

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Kathryn R
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Yes to both!!
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9 March 2017|
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We currently on our winter hours. Those are 10am-2pm and you can stay on grounds until 3pm. This is everyday. Come April, weekends will be 10am-5pm and come May, it will 10am-5pm everyday. Thanks!
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Adults $7.95, Kids 4.95 (3-15), (Kids 2 and under) free; military and seniors (55+) $5.95.
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