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Woodland Park Zoo

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5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5897
+1 206-548-2500
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I was kind of disappointed, nothing too exciting for young kids. The children's museum in Spokane... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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We are glad we got on the city bus (30 minute ride) to visit this zoo. The animals have a lot of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Nationally award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is a 92-acre zoological garden dedicated to the conservation of wildlife. Featuring more than 1,000 animals representing nearly 300 species from around the world, a visit to Woodland Park Zoo will make your day and a difference.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5897
+1 206-548-2500
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was kind of disappointed, nothing too exciting for young kids. The children's museum in Spokane is much more interactive and fun.

Thank Mrskcarpenter
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are glad we got on the city bus (30 minute ride) to visit this zoo. The animals have a lot of space, the keepers are great to speak with - cute baby gorilla and baby giraffe! Loved watching the Egyptian tortoises eat their vegetables!

Thank dhughesnyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed our day at the Woodland Park Zoo. The zoo programs cater to all ages, but are especially geared to small children. Exhibits are well laid out. Be sure to bring your own food; it's expensive to eat here...a pretzel costs $7.00.

Thank Nomadhunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to get out of the house? This is a fantastic spot to take grandkids on a sunny summer day. My two grand daughters just loved the monkeys - and even the reptiles.

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as zoos go, it was nice. Lots of birds and bugs. Lots of birds. The giraffes were cute. The orangutans were sad and trying to adjust. I felt bad for them. They covered themselves with a sheet or leaves to hide. Don't think...More

Thank shockleyone
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to go with kids. Your kids will love you for it. Do see their theatre shows. Its amazing to see how well the animals and birds are trained. Can also go to the Rose Garden close by.

Thank DreamerDisha
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I have mixed feelings about zoos. If you are opposed to zoos on philosophical grounds, I have no argument with you. But, if you believe that captive animals have something to teach us and our children about nature, about conservation, about our responsibilities to...More

1  Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in the area and have been going to this zoo for the last 40 years. it is ever changing and I see new things every time we go. my kids are grown now and still love to visit.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well laid out zoo with plenty of different animals though not as many animals as you might think on initial impressions. Bit worried some of them don't have enough space - jaguar and elk in particular. Don't really go to zoos normally but glad I...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went to see Pat Benatar and Rick Springfield went on before her. Great concert. The Zoo was fun seeing the animals while we waited on the concert to start.

Thank Kel-Kel
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Response from iloveloveseaotters | Reviewed this property |
That sounds extremely high, but here's a phone number for them. Or you can just go to their website and I'm sure the information is there. 206.548.2500
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Response from Venkataraman R | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to use Hippo parking lot. It is having good parking space and also, covering the zoo from this parking lot was lot easier for me, personally. 750 N. 50th Street Seattle, WA 98103. South Parking Lot. Hippo... More