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Riverview Park and Zoo

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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
+1 705-745-6866
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FREE ZOO lets go

I was amazed at the fact they have a zoo and that it is FREE ,there is a good variety of animals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelllerjoe
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Halifax, Canada
FREE ZOO !!! A hidden jewel in Peterborough Ontario.

If you have a family, come to the Riverview Zoo for a nice walk , visiting animals and after your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Renee-du-Canada
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55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (113 reviews)
“splash pad” (201 reviews)
“picnic area” (23 reviews)
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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
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+1 705-745-6866
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"train ride"
in 113 reviews
"splash pad"
in 201 reviews
"picnic area"
in 23 reviews
"all ages"
in 51 reviews
"snack bar"
in 35 reviews
"mini train"
in 13 reviews
"great playground"
in 18 reviews
"small fee"
in 18 reviews
"interesting animals"
in 11 reviews
"large playground"
in 11 reviews
"across the river"
in 9 reviews
"small train"
in 9 reviews
"play ground"
in 13 reviews
"wide variety of animals"
in 7 reviews
"free admission"
in 20 reviews
"hot days"
in 9 reviews
"a great place to spend"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed at the fact they have a zoo and that it is FREE ,there is a good variety of animals and birds ,most of which are out and easily seen ,I was there with my Grandchildren and it was obvious from them and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a family, come to the Riverview Zoo for a nice walk , visiting animals and after your kids can enjoy a large playground. When it's warmer they have a splash pad also. It is in PETERBOROUGH ONTARIO, 1 hour and 1\2 east...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been taking our kids here for years we always have a great day!!! Now I have teenagers and they still love it!!!

Thank Jana C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Staff is very nice, we live less than 5min from the zoo and go there all the time. The animals always look happy and healthy my favorite is in the winter catching the workers feeding the animals and being able to talk to them...More

Thank Jen L
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I met my wife here on a blind date 8 years ago. Fun for all ages. Bring a picnic lunch and relax while kids play. A true gem of a spot in Pdot

Thank Dan D
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This place is awesome to visit. We hadn't visited for many years and just popped in last week and its even better than we remembered. We didn't see all the animals but there was still a fair few braving the elements.

Thank Nanette567
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This zoo is absolutely free and is open 12 months of the year. Whether you make a one-time visit or stop by regularly with the kids, it's a worthwhile destination. Be careful the camel doesn't spit on you!

1  Thank PPDavis1
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I live in Peterborough ont. so have visited the zoo many times over the years. Great free admission zoo that is great for families with kids. Perfect way to spend a full day.

1  Thank Walt H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Always amazing here!! Kids have a blast on the train splash pad and giant slide !! Animals just keep growing and they look healthy and happy best of all it’s free! They have a little chip truck and now a gift shop! One of my...More

1  Thank michaelaghp2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great place for families to enjoy an outing at a free park and zoo. In the past we had a family reunion there in a picnic area it was a blast.

Thank Jennifer K
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morningsunrise46
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As stated above, the zoo is absolutely free! You can view the animals, play in the giant playground and splash in the splash pad all for free. There is a small fee for the train which we have never taken and there are... More
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Lift lock cruise leaves from del crary and lock 19. Good cruise if you haven't been through the Trent or lift lock
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