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Roger Williams Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great time at the zoo

First of all there is a bus that takes you right to the front of the zoo. It is bus 6 and runs once... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New York City, New York
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Winter Zoo Adventure

Taking a tour of a Zoo never is a sure view of animals on display. As we entered it was a slow day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann Marie M
Fall River, Massachusetts
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Located amid 40 acres of beautiful woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to see animals from all over the globe – some more than a million years old. Naturalistic surroundings are home to more than 100 species of...more
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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
+1 401-785-3510
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all there is a bus that takes you right to the front of the zoo. It is bus 6 and runs once an hour. Definitely take that one. There is so much to see at the zoo. We got there around 11 and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JackieNYC28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a tour of a Zoo never is a sure view of animals on display. As we entered it was a slow day and noticed the first enclosure was clean and the Widabeast was happly standing in view for all to view but Zebra was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ann Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for something to do we decided to visit the zoo. I haven't been to a zoo in years and thouroughly enjoyed it. The two children, 3 and 5 year old had a great time also. Many of the animals were indoors dur to the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Frank R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing is wrong with the zoo. It seems to be one of the nicer smaller size zoos’ we’ve visited. And as with what many reviews noted, it is half price for February. If you intend on visiting the zoo next month, read the bulletins online...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank harewego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of the exhibits were closed and the crowds were small due to the temperature. Favorite parts were the treehouse and the rainforest room. Lots of different animals and all of them were really active. Limited food options this time of year.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Ivorykay
Reviewed 29 January 2019

located in the fantastic park in Prov.RI this is a really well run zoo.. all kinds of animals from birds,water,land just every kind of animal and they are well taken care of and in natural habitat areas. nice places to sit down to relax. huge...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

After visiting this place for the first time it blew me away! I immediately decided to become a member so I could get more out of my visits I highly recommend anybody that comes here who lives in Rhode Island to do so as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 14 January 2019

With all the fantastic upgrades of late, the Faces of the Rainforest is the best! The giant otters are so fun being interactive and just so playful. All the animals in the exhibit are so special and they just make you want to stay and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caribbean-Fun-Diver
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We headed to the zoo in December since it was a nice toasty 50 degree winter day. Some exhibits were closed for the season, but nothing that disappointed our kids enough to really notice. The new rainforest exhibit will definitely warm you up as the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank QueenofTravelUS
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Went to the zoo for my 59th birthday, January 4th. The weather was 45 degrees and sunny. As a photographer this was a perfect day for a visit. Not all of the animals were out, but the ones I was most interested were out and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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aviah f
18 March 2019|
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Response from EXOTICPALATEGIRL | Reviewed this property |
They are open year round. Always call first for hours of operation.
22 February 2019|
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Response from wanderingconstance11 | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 2 hours anyway to see all the animals and to get a snack or a drink and to browse in their nice gift shop.
5 February 2019|
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Response from EXOTICPALATEGIRL | Reviewed this property |
Hi,the trainer told me that the animals have enclosures.you can watch them feed and clean the giraffes. The rainforest is nice and warm.Hope this was helpful.