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Zoo Boise

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Nice zoo you will see some different things not seen in other zoo's. Giant anteater, striped... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
West Haven, Utah
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Nice little zoo!

The Boise zoo is a nice, well kept zoo. Although small it has several kid friendly interactive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Boise zoo is a nice, well kept zoo. Although small it has several kid friendly interactive areas. It's geared more towards elementary aged children and younger. You can pay an additional fee to feed the giraffes, which my children LOVED! Check their website for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ahomer55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small zoo, but they use their space well. We didn't spend a lot of time walking around unnecessarily. We were there a little over 2 hours. Quite a lot of it appears to be under construction at the moment. Their enclosures...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a truly great time at Zoo Boise, for me as an adult and my two girls. The staff was awesome in every way. The kids got to hand fed giraffes, see live bats, hissing cockroaches and so much more. It was an inexpensive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cliff K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo was insanely cheap for some of the zoos I have been to, 7 dollars at the time I visited. Also it was largely under construction so that may of had to do with it. Decent sized property with many animals but so many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heatherisbetter
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I usually enjoy a trip to the zoo, but was sorely disappointed in this experience. The exhibits were so small. Animals were pacing their enclosures. Many of the enclosures were basic concrete and glass enclosures. There is significant construction underway, hopefully there are more updated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Nice zoo you will see some different things not seen in other zoo's. Giant anteater, striped hyenas, a few animals from Australia. Plenty of trees for shade. Worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had a great time with the animals, volunteers, and staff. Everyone treated us very kindly. Volunteers went out of their way to ensure we had a unique experience feeding the giraffes, goats, and attempting to get butterflies to land on us. The butterfly exhibit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank H1464RPsam
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent smallish zoo. They've done an excellent job with limited space and funds. Giraffes were a big hit. Snow Leopard. Monkeys are great but need new habitats.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CaptainXBriggs
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

While on vacation we figured it would be fun to check out this zoo. We are so sorry for making this decision. Boise has no business running this zoo. We have never seen so many depressed looking animals in one place. The cages were all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The day we went was 108 degree - record breaking heat! I was trying to find something for my grandkids to do. So we braved the heat. The zoo is small. We were not able to see lion nor tiger due to the heat. Most...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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I would consider it very accessible.