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Utica Zoo

#3 of 17 things to do in Utica Features Animals
1 Utica Zoo Way, 220 Memorial Parkway for GPS, Utica, NY 13501
+1 315-738-0472
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Nothing fancy

The zoo has nothing exceptional to write home about. Many of the animals are North American animals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MacKenzie H
via mobile
Fantastic Zoo

I was impressed at the low cost for admission to such an extraordinary zoo - so many exhibits, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Priceless90
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Syracuse, New York
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Located in Utica, New York, the Utica Zoo is the perfect place to get a little WILD! With so many ways to learn and explore, the Zoo is great for all ages. Bring the whole family, or maybe just that special someone. Rain or shine...or snow, the Utica Zoo offers ways to educate, entertain and create memories that are sure to last! The Zoo is OPEN YEAR ROUND so no matter the season, the Zoo welcomes you!
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:45
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1 Utica Zoo Way, 220 Memorial Parkway for GPS, Utica, NY 13501
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+1 315-738-0472
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The zoo has nothing exceptional to write home about. Many of the animals are North American animals that we can see in our own backyards.

Thank MacKenzie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was impressed at the low cost for admission to such an extraordinary zoo - so many exhibits, so clean, fantastic and very affordable concessions. A very family-friendly zoo with plenty of things to keep children occupied - there were interactive activities and even a...More

Thank Priceless90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a zoo lover and I love how small this zoo is. its not overly too big so you can enjoy going through in a couple hours with no problems. I do recommend going in the morning as they seem to be more active. my...More

Thank Krysn A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the zoo when we went to visit Utica College. It is a nice small zoo. Admission is $8 per adult. Took us less than 2 hours to see the zoo. It would take much longer with small children. There are nice exhibits. Interest...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

GF loves lions and she witnessed them breeding. Only comment is you need to mark areas better, such as where reptiles are as many people don't like them including us.

Thank buickman55
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Like Barnum and Bailey was, the Utica Zoo is for all ages: from the goats, the lions and the White Peacock to the loudest animals of all. Everyone should stop and talk to the Female Jackasses. Can use their brays instead of a Siren All-Clear....More

Thank trafalgar007
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The zoo has created many natural habitats for the animals. It is full of great information and educational events. Even adults will be engaged. It is constantly updating exhibits and housing for the animals. It even has a lioness and 2 lions, and is working...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We spent Memorial Weekend nearby and decided to bring our 6 year old grandson. He was very excited to learn all he could about the animals. He would run to the next exhibit and read the signs to us. He would watch and was extremely...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was a small zoo but we enjoyed it a lot. They have a beautiful lion exhibit we really liked. There is also a part you walk thru a wooded area which would be nice on a sunny day but we were there after it...More

Thank Gerri P
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My son is three years old and they had nothing as far as rides and the children and people are just disgusting but for the carnival attendances they were very welcoming and allowed him to play as much as he wanted until you won a...More

Thank Kurt N
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Suprenant
17 June 2016|
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Response from Alan157243 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is basic food available and drinks of course but the best thing you can do is to take your own food, when I rang up to book tickets and I asked about food I was urged to bring some, I was with my wife so it's not... More
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kellygrl73
22 May 2015|
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Response from Alan157243 | Reviewed this property |
Kelly, my wife and I took a slow steady walk around stopping after a couple of hours for a bite to eat and we were finished in about 4.5 hours, go there and enjoy your day
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