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Cosley Zoo

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1356 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-3425
+1 630-665-5534
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Zoo time

This is a small friendly zoo. We went with our daughter and grandson and enjoyed it very much. It... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
Cf3g
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Illinois
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A wonderful place for kids

This has been a favorite of ours for years. The kids can get up close to all the farm animals and... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“farm animals” (26 reviews)
“young children” (17 reviews)
“duck pond” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
1356 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-3425
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+1 630-665-5534
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"farm animals"
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"young children"
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"duck pond"
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"local wildlife"
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"christmas lights"
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"feed the ducks"
in 5 reviews
"lincoln park"
in 5 reviews
"great place"
in 14 reviews
"small children"
in 8 reviews
"small fee"
in 4 reviews
"fun outing"
in 2 reviews
"quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"pumpkin patch"
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"great community"
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"free admission"
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"couple of hours"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a small friendly zoo. We went with our daughter and grandson and enjoyed it very much. It was easy to get around. Nice place to spend a few hours if you are looking for something to do.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This has been a favorite of ours for years. The kids can get up close to all the farm animals and the goats are always so entertaining. They have an old caboose for kids to climb on which is great. Nice picnic area, restrooms, shop...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Great way to get the kids out for an hour or so. Polite staff and enough animals to keep the kids engaged.

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Cosley Zoo is a great place to visit with the family, especially if you have younger children who love animals. They have a variety of farm animals along with a deer, owls, and a bobcat. They have a cute gift shop which will have holiday...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Good for a quick visit with kids, it's a great community zoo. Probably hard to spend much more than two hours there. Basic farm animals, bobcat, deer, coyote, fox, raccoons, birds, bunnies. Love that you walk one path to see the whole zoo, it's easy...More

Thank Julia J
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

We love Cosley Zoo and have visited many times over the years. Not too big, easy to navigate without being exhausting. Not too small, lots for the kiddo's to see and to interact with (not "boring" ;). Especially great on a crisp Fall day. Beautiful...More

Thank 61thereser
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

I love taking my grandkids to this small zoo -- many farm animals and a few rescued animals from area such as deer, bobcats, etc. Lovely atmosphere and kids love it.

Thank mlmluy
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We love Cosley Zoo! Small, well done, and easy for families with young children. Great place to go for Christmas lights and fall festival fun!

Thank Rebekah B
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We take our kids here quite often. The Zoo always decorates or holidays. With Halloween coming up, they will be selling pumpkins. They have an old train caboose the kids can climb in. Teh also have a workign barn so kids can see what it...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

An attractive small zoo perfect for all ages. Parking may be an issue on busy days. Free admission. A pleasant assortment of animals that will delight all. Animals are well cared for. There is also a gift shop. A comfortable spot for a two hour...More

Thank GiseppeGord
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Mireya05242002
April 29, 2016|
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Response from LeBonVieTravels | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to be a resident...I see someone copied the non resident prices above. Still a great deal and fun place to take your kids or grandkids.
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Lynda M
June 16, 2015|
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Response from Palatinedave | Reviewed this property |
from the website Our Hours: January-March: Daily 9 am-4 pm April-October: Daily, 9 am-5 pm November: Daily, 9 am-4 pm* After Thanksgiving-December 23: Daily, 9 am-9 pm December 26-30: Daily, 9 am-9 pm Christmas Eve: 9 am-12... More
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