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Elmwood Park Zoo

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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
+1 610-277-3825
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Love This Place!!!

So many things to do. I really recommend this zoo. A lot of animals to see. The staff here is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Yana M
Getting better...

We visited this zoo a few months ago. It was cold but we enjoyed it. I’ve returned today, now... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SV1000s
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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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“zip line” (32 reviews)
“prairie dogs” (13 reviews)
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1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
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+1 610-277-3825
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"zip line"
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"prairie dogs"
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"jaguar exhibit"
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"large playground"
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"bald eagles"
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"feed a giraffe"
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"ropes course"
in 8 reviews
"birthday parties"
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"playground area"
in 4 reviews
"farm animals"
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"special events"
in 6 reviews
"close to home"
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"older kids"
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"season pass"
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"elmwood park"
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Reviewed yesterday

So many things to do. I really recommend this zoo. A lot of animals to see. The staff here is really nice. Go on a sunny day because the zoo is mostly outside.

Thank Yana M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this zoo a few months ago. It was cold but we enjoyed it. I’ve returned today, now it’s ‘spring’. However lots of the animals are being moved around and it appears they are constructing new ‘homes’ for them. Why this wasn’t done over...More

Thank SV1000s
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have young children, this zoo is just the right size - and with the playground, merry-go-round, and animal feeding opportunities (just to name a few things), there's lots to keep your little one occupied. It's very affordable to get a family membership and...More

Thank Alyson A
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I adore this place while it's not amazing. It is however, a very good time and very fun for everyone. It's great on a hot or warm day. There's so much to do- so many animals, horseback rides, water ice, a large playground, rides, face...More

1  Thank traveltheglobe394
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Local treasure with plenty to see and do with children of different ages. Easy to find and easy parking.

1  Thank walter g
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

My husband and I took my 1 year old here and it was perfect for us. Its close to home, there is free parking and we got a discounted season pass.

Thank RachW67
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Ok it’s not the Cincinnati Zoo but it’s a nice little zoo that seems to be great for families. My wife & I went to scout out the zoo for when I grandkids come to visit. We’ll definitely bring them to this zoo. January is...More

Thank Theodore K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit with kids. My kids really enjoyed it. We are planing to visit it again in the summer.

Thank engr_zabbas
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great small zoo with a lot to offer. We had a membership for years and have had Birthday Parties here too which were easy and well organized. They offer special educational experiences too! Easy to navigate and lots of cool animals.

Thank marilyn p
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this zoo as a birthday trip for our son. The biggest thing that struck us was the extremely friendly staff - everyone we passed greeted us and asked how we we're doing. The keeper at the bison feeding was very patient with...More

Thank slp2003
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earthangel_376
18 April 2018|
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Response from traveltheglobe394 | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely. Food is also available but if you have food allergies or sensitivity, or the kids are picky eaters, or you just prefer your own homemade snacks and drinks, bringing your own food is a good (and an allowed... More
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Tiffany R
12 March 2018|
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Response from slp2003 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 1.5 hours there. Make sure to feed the bison and the giraffe (if it's warm enough).
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Kirstyloo L
11 August 2015|
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Response from kzeemom |
Hi Kristy, Full disclosure - The adult climb has some very challenging obstacles even for adults with large steps required (read adult size legs needed). Courage and good balance is a definite plus. Only you can know if... More
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