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Zoo Boise

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Great place for families

The zoo is being renovated right now to make it even more of an attraction for families residing in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
Boo at the Zoo

Took the kids trick or treating at the zoo and had a great time. Lots of animals and lots of candy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diego R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the kids trick or treating at the zoo and had a great time. Lots of animals and lots of candy being passed out

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diego R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had time to spare and found this zoo perfect for us. Yes, they are adding on and expanding but we saw almost all the animals in other encounters. It was 2 1/2 hours well spent and very enjoyable. Thank you Boise for sharing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalispellmt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are renovating to improve and lots of extra activity including private tours at additional cost but are fun. July is estimated time for building to be open. So looking forward to seeing what new coming

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lightkeeper7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is being renovated right now to make it even more of an attraction for families residing in or visiting Boise. This is a great place to bring friends and relatives. It's located next to the Boise Art Museum and right on the Greenbelt....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RichardBoise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone we talk to is so nice and full of helpful & educational information. The animals all look well cared for, and the grounds are beautiful. We visit every year in the snow, though this year didn’t have much snow, so more animals were roaming...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LivPurple
Reviewed 19 November 2018 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 16 November 2018

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 12 November 2018

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 8 November 2018

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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Response from Lo S | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of exhibits with doors that are a bit of a challenge but basically its quite accessible.