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Zoo in Forest Park

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Family friendly zoo

I visited this zoo today with my son. Very nice zoo, clean and organized. Nice selection of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shutter G
Ludlow, Massachusetts
Small but good

This small zoo is inside of a beautiful and large park called Forest Park. It is $3 to enter the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jules E
via mobile
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This zoo, featuring over 200 exotic and domestic animals, was the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and his stories. Dedicated to wildlife education, the zoo provides educational programs for children and adults.
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302 Sumner Ave, Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited this zoo today with my son. Very nice zoo, clean and organized. Nice selection of animals. My son loved feeding the goats.

Thank Shutter G
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This small zoo is inside of a beautiful and large park called Forest Park. It is $3 to enter the park if you have MA plates and $5 if you do not. I only visited the zoo, but there are trails, picnic spots, and water...More

1  Thank Jules E
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nice little zoo. Small enough for young children. 10 dollars for adults. Then price goes down for kids. They charge 3 dollars to park because it is in a great park with playgrounds, picnic areas,bike and walking areas and restrooms.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Shortly after entering the zoo grounds I noticed not many animals were out with signs that said-" Sorry it's too Cold for me to today". The woman at admissions informed me that the zoo will only open if three days of three straight days of...More

1  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 21 June 2018

My husband and I visited the Zoo in Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts on the morning of Sunday, June 17, 2018. We arrived about 10:30AM and stayed for about an hour. The zoo was small, but had a very interesting collection of a wide variety...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Went through the zoo in about an hour, so the $5 admission is fair. There are a decent amount of animals including farm animals to pat. The wolf was very active!

1  Thank kcampaiola1995
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Cute little zoo in the heart of Forest Park. It won't wow you with it's size but it's a quaint spot for families or a first date ; )

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great zoo to bring where the kids and have A wonderful family day at the zoo !!! The park is wonderful for activities! He 1@@—23?&!8:;: t

Thank sssuej
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This zoo located in forest park is a excellent little zoo. They have a large selection of different animals. Zoo animals appear to be well cared for. Zoo is clean and well marked. Great zoo to take the kids to. You will end spending a...More

1  Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 13 January 2018

It's not the Bronx Zoo or a major city zoo, but it's a clean place with a nice collection of animals who all appear happy and well-cared for. It's small, so they have a lot of small animals (probably the usual suspects such as goats,...More

1  Thank Buskahhh
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Michelle M
27 July 2018|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
I can not ay yes or no, unless the dog is a guide or help a handicapped person. I suggest calling the zoo directly to get the correct answer for your question