Nice variety of animals, good place for a long walk. Very good from an early education perspective. Pricey for what you see.
This is an OK place if you don't mind watching bored and caged animals pacing back and forth ready to tear your face off. Young kids would probably like it just to see different kinds of animals that will probably go extinct because humans have to pave over every square inch of any remaining wilderness. Have fun!
Zoo is ok for half day trip. Lots of walking, but the monkeys, lion, and birds are close by. There is reasonable food near like burgers and fries and a nice store closets shop in on your way out .
This zoo is a charmer. Nice collection of animals and a dedicated and competent staff. The cafe has good food, too.
The Rosamond Zoo is a staple of the Syracuse community. If you are coming to visit from out of town it is a good place to take kids, depending on the time of day. Often, the animals are sleeping when you visit. May want to call the zoo in advance to ask them the best time to see activity.
I'm not sure I would make a special trip to go there but it is something to do. It's a bit on the small side but they are making improvements. Maybe its because we went on a very hot day, but we did a lot of walking without seeing many animals.
This is a very nice attraction in Syracuse. It was redesigned to give the animals a better environment and they offer many special events throughout the year with some geared toward adults and others for family. They are creative and the zoo takes care of its animals which comforting to know.
Surprising that a small, not overly prosperous city like Syracuse would have such a nice zoo. Well-laid out, well maintained and enough variety that you can visit more than once.
Located on the west side of the city, the zoo can be a bit difficult to find but, the experience is well worth the effort. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits and it is easy to navigate from one to another. The animal exhibits have reasonable space and the elephants exercise and perform on a scheduled basis. It is not... More
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