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Reid Park Zoo

#12 of 288 things to do in Tucson Features Animals
3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716-5872
+1 520-881-4753
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Great Family Fun

When I first moved to Tucson many years ago, Reid Park Zoo was a disgrace. Animals were in concrete... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ken R
Great zoo for the family

We went to the zoo while in town visiting relatives and had a great time. The set up is great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeff P
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Reid Park Zoo is a hidden gem, nestled in the center of Tucson, and is the perfect place to enjoy time outside while discovering the wonders of wildlife.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716-5872
+1 520-881-4753

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Reviewed 4 days ago

When I first moved to Tucson many years ago, Reid Park Zoo was a disgrace. Animals were in concrete cages with metal bars over the front. In the years since, the zoo has converted to more natural habitats. It's a pleasant experience and lots of...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the zoo while in town visiting relatives and had a great time. The set up is great because there is not a large gap between exhibits like other zoos we've been to. There was a good selection of animals and we enjoyed...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo has really come a long way. The elephant exhibit is terrific, as well as the giraffe area. You can get really close, and the animals all seem happy, healthy and perky. That's always important as there is nothing sadder than depressed animals in...More

Thank juleskTucson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo completely rocks. It's easy to find, easy to park and has great opportunities to interact with animals. We have been to zoos all over the US and while it's small, it's a great time. The elephants are always a favorite for our kids...More

Thank jessiso
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are animals from all over and the pens for the most part aren't small but give you a good chance of seeing the animals.

Thank R H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific location in the middle of town in the largest city park. Petting zoo is really nice for little kids and some of us seniors. Great place for NGO dinners for big celebrations. They have the basic animals so it is perfect for local kids...More

Thank seb36
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great zoo,great attractions for animals. Animals easy too see. Wonderful elephants display. Great giraffes area.

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most animal were hiding because of the heat, we were cooked in the sun, water fountains were very hot, and not everywhere, kids were complaining, bad smells everywhere, and dirty pods

Thank ziad1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small zoo, good price to get in. My kids were a bit disappointed that there wasn't more animals. Even ones that were suppose to be there we couldn't see them in their exhibits. Spent most of our time in front of the giraffes listening to...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We attended one of the Friday evening summer events at the zoo. This is a great feature for the hot summers in Tucson to roam around the zoo in cooler temperatures. The various exhibits are well-done, however I have been exposed to "wild animal parks"...More

Thank Jerry W
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Wanda B
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Response from MicheleD773 | Reviewed this property |
There were when we were there but I would check before going.
Petra D
13 December 2016|
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Response from Tara B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You'll love this park!
28 April 2016|
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La Quinta inn and Suites, 1.1 mile away and under 100 dollars a night. Got 4.2 rating on hotels