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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
+1 315-435-8511
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Good outing for children

What a delightful day we had with 5 adults, a 3 year old and a baby. The indoor displays are nicely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Maine
via mobile
Small Zoo, Big Personality

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo (formerly the Burnet Park Zoo) has been in existence for many years. As a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Harold D
Nedrow, New York
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delightful day we had with 5 adults, a 3 year old and a baby. The indoor displays are nicely done and the animals look well cared for. We saw unusual species, too, such as lemurs. We enjoyed walking outside with tigers, elephants, and...More

Thank CherylBelize
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo (formerly the Burnet Park Zoo) has been in existence for many years. As a Syracuse native, I remember visiting the zoo nearly 50 years ago. The zoo is small, easily covered in several hours, but is well maintained, and although there...More

Thank Harold D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful zoo. I have been to larger zoos, like the Denver zoo, but in fact ours is superior. It seems to be just the right size, just big enough, with a great selection of animals. The highlight has to be the elephants, with the penguins...More

Thank Sue v
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been members for a number of years and have made yearly trips for years even before that. Always a good time, especially with the grandchildren! They've made many improvements over the last 30 plus years we've been going and they have had one of...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My family loves this zoo. We have been going to this zoo regularly for 17 years. I have four kids and we typically take a group of friends. Regardless of their ages, my family always has a good time. It's a smallish zoo, but always...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a nice crisp fall weekday and practically had the zoo to ourselves. We loved it. It is a perfect small city zoo for your family. Tigers, lions, fish, leopards, apes...it has everything. We were so very happy we made the drive out...More

Thank 1RaiderFan
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo was a fun way to spend the afternoon. The zoo is laid out in a loop so that you start and finish in the same spot. There was a large variety of animals and everything was clean and well run. Unfortunately,...More

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is an interesting place to spend part of an afternoon. It has almost everything that you would expect a zoo of this size to have, except perhaps an aquarium exhibit. Lot of elephants and big cats too! I wold recommend avoiding...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do for a couple hours and this is what we found. The zoo was very clean. We wandered around and enjoyed ourselves. The price was great. Concession prices were very reasonable. Nice place to spend a couple hours. The...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very nice setting. Very clean and kept up well. For such a small zoo, the elephant area was enormous and very cool.

Thank DB605
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Peggy L
14 May 2017|
Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Address: One Conservation Place Syracuse, NY 13204 (315) 435-8511 Directions: From the North Take I-81 South to exit 23A (Hiawatha Blvd.) Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd; At the stoplight at the end of the road turn... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from kpurvis87 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Call ahead to make sure and/or reserve.
5 November 2015|
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Response from MrBrown2000 |
No, however you can purchase an annual membership and this gives you unlimited admission for the next year.