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Utility park & zoo

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It is a nice, little zoo but the times have changed and we have learned more about animals and what... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2016
Wichita, Kansas
via mobile
Nice Smaller Zoo

Nice Smaller Type Zoo, Working On Expanding It To Hopefully Give The Animal's There More Space... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Bill W
Clay Center, Kansas
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Jun 8, 2017
Jul 31, 2016
“Zoo, walking trails....picnics”
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4th Street & Pomeroy, Clay Center, KS
+1 785-632-2171
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The animals cages were extremely small. There were signs that suggested there was construction to make a bigger zoo, however the black leopard was in a cramped enclosure and the bear was in a cage so small my kids room was bigger than what this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Samanntha C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Love this Utility park and zoo. Walking trails along the river. Zoo is being updated..Please donate...Take your kids for a picnic. A true small town treasuare

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ReviewerMariettaGA
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It is a unique feature for such a small town to have it's own zoo. There are a variety of animals to visit in a calm setting. It is true that some of the exhibits are antiquated by modern standards, but the city of Clay...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank KansasKantrip
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Really like this as it's not your average zoo. Has native animals that you might just catch a glimpse of normally out in the wild. The monkeys are fun to watch. The bear doesn't seem to ever do much except lay around. They are holding...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank John32070
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

It is a nice, little zoo but the times have changed and we have learned more about animals and what types of environments they thrive in. There is no way that enclosure is large enough for the bear. I really hope they make some changes...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank ginae75
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Every summer I would visit this zoo. My grandpa's shop was just up the road, and I would get bored there and visit here. When I used to visit this place it was practically empty of people. Always a good memory of walking or riding...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 685kyleh
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Cute and well kept little zoo and play ground. Drive through the park, stop and have a picnic, or walk on the small trail. Fun place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Icelakes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Let me start by saying I'm from UP STATE New York (IE, not the city). I've seen some gigantic zoo's, and some pretty small ones. This zoo might be adequate size for a small zoo, if all of it was dedicated to the animals. It's...More

Date of experience: May 2015
5  Thank Chad C
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The animals here are clearly not cared for properly. The habitats may have beed considered adequate when this zoo was built, but in today's times, we should know better! Some of the animals are kept in no larger than glorified kennels with gravel floors, places...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Nice Smaller Type Zoo, Working On Expanding It To Hopefully Give The Animal's There More Space, Plus Bring More Critters In.Great Place To Take The Little One's and Have family Gathering's

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Bill W
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