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Cougar Mountain Zoo

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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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My wife’s favorite zoo

Living on the east side of the state, it’s a nice treat to stop at Cougar Mountain Zoo. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken C
Wenatchee, Washington
via mobile
Awesome animals for small zoo

I've been there a few times in the 19 years we've lived here. Each time I've commented to family... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mildred V
Issaquah, United States
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  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living on the east side of the state, it’s a nice treat to stop at Cougar Mountain Zoo. This particular day, the sun was shining and the temperature was comfortable, which made the inhabitants active. The staff are friendly and great with the kids. Highly...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been there a few times in the 19 years we've lived here. Each time I've commented to family and friends how amazing it is that such a small zoo has the quality of bigger zoos in terms of animals and interactive exeriences. In fact,...More

Thank Mildred V
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is not a big zoo by any means, but the few animals that they have are quite interesting, and it's still a nice way to spend a couple of hours…especially with kids. What really makes this zoo worth a visit however, is the staff....More

Thank carnalismocc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Plenty of animal talks. Clear views but obstructed camera shots. The highlight are the tigers but check out the large collection of Parrots, Maccaws and the like. Staff are friendly and interact with you.mits a great zoo for kids who get the opportunity to feed...More

Thank Herbert F
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a small zoo with a good-sized entrance fee, but it seems well run with staff who are interested in interacting with visitors and discussing the animals. We went (2 adults, no kids) because I hadn't been in 18 years and also want to...More

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fun place to go with the family. We live close to the Cougar Mountain Zoo and our family have enjoyed visiting this zoo over the years. Never gets super crowded and on a clear day there are great views of Lake Sammamish. You can be...More

Thank Huggerlamb
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

At first glance and seeing the advertisements, this zoo look like an incredible place to visit. Once there, we quickly realized this would be a short visit and we would have to find other things to fill the rest of our day. The zoo The...More

1  Thank Erickg123
Reviewed 14 August 2017

One time we went and they'd let the shrubs grow up, so the kids couldn't see over them. When the kids climbed on the fence to get a boost and see the animals a lady came and snapped at them to get down. When we...More

Thank Frey29
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived early with lots of staff to give friendly advice. Really enjoyed the size of this zoo as it was so easy to navigate with young children. The staff held talks at the different animal enclosures which really gave a personal touch. The love and...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very fun zoo and my kids (almost 4 and 1.5) love it. It only takes about an hour while taking your time to walk the entire grounds. They have reindeer, tigers, cougars, wolves, wallabies, emus, alpacas, mule deer, lemurs, and a lot...More

Thank Autumn B
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4 September 2017|
Response from Shauna S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is $13.50 for adults and $9.50 for kids 2-12. There are $1 discounts for seniors, AAA members, and military.
4 September 2017|
Response from mathmagican | Reviewed this property |
General (13+) $13.50 Seniors (62+) $12.50 Child (2-12) $9.50 Under Age 2 FREE Zoo Member FREE Parking FREE Group Discount (12 or more) $1.00 off per person _______________________________