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Akron Zoo

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500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307-2199
+1 330-375-2550
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Big small zoo

Love this zoo! It big enough to be worth the trip but not so big that you wear yourself out trying... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mansfield, Ohio
Nice little zoo...

Quaint little zoo hidden away near downtown Akron. Great for younger kids or first time zoo goer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin R
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500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307-2199
+1 330-375-2550
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this zoo! It big enough to be worth the trip but not so big that you wear yourself out trying to see everything. Always upgrading with the welfare of the animals in mind. Highly recommended.

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint little zoo hidden away near downtown Akron. Great for younger kids or first time zoo goer. It's has decent amount of animal exhibits for its size. Not too many larger animals, but there are a few. On a slow day you could get in...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Akron Zoo while back home, after being away for 23 years due to military service, and the remodeled version of the zoo is by far more enjoyable. It’s definitely more cleaner than earlier. Great place for family time.

Thank MonsterKronen
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Akron Zoo is much improved from when I was a kid in the 1960's and the big attraction seemed to be a tortoise. It has something for little kids and teens both and is clean and well kept. If you haven't been for awhile,...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We've gone to the Akron Zoo a couple times over the past few years and each time it is a wonderful time. The animals are always out and the zoo itself is easy to navigate. It isn't as big as others but that makes it...More

Thank Smith707
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

What a nice evening walk through a Christmas Wonderland of lights and music. I have been to the Akron Zoo during the summer which is outstanding. This however was my first winter trip and it was delightful. Great for families and adults or just a...More

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Took our 6 and 8 year old grandchildren to Akron Zoo in June. They had been there before but it was the first time for us. We found the zoo to be delightful. It is just the right size for families of all ages. We...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I have been an Akron Zoo member for several years now. The growth of the zoo over the last 18 years has been amazing. The work they do for animal conservation is commendable. The staff is always friendly and attentive. I can't wait to see...More

Thank TaraTN76
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I really like both the Akron and Cleveland Zoos. But, I liked the Akron Zoo better when the kids were younger. It's more compact and easier to get around. The exhibits are great! I particularly like the otter exhibit.

Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We attended a birthday party at the zoo. We love this zoo. It is small and easy to get around with small children and older adults. We prefer this zoo for a short trip.

Thank JoReese5
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4 September 2017|
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Response from Andrea B | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $12.00 Senior Citizens (62 & older): $10.00 Children (ages 2-14): $9.00 Akron Zoo Members: FREE Non-member parking: $3.00
Joan R
6 August 2017|
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Response from Gregg H | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed.
Sue P
12 July 2017|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a station 10 mins away from the zoo