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Zoo Boise

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355 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7670
+1 208-384-4125
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Small but good

The Boise Zoo isn't a large zoo but it is charming. There are animals from all over. Zebras... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
Was disappointed in Zoo Boise

I hadn't been to Zoo Boise since it was called the Boise Zoo, maybe 2o years. It seemed to be a... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Nampa, United States
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355 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7670
+1 208-384-4125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boise Zoo isn't a large zoo but it is charming. There are animals from all over. Zebras, giraffes, Monkeys.. would be great if it was expanded and more exotic animals added but for our climate, I think the Boise zoo does pretty well.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I hadn't been to Zoo Boise since it was called the Boise Zoo, maybe 2o years. It seemed to be a little run down and very stinky in a lot of areas. The best part was the butterfly exhibit. I know Zoos are expensive to...More

Thank dd83686
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I lived in the Boise area since 1978 and honestly, the zoo was never a high point of interest in my opinion - especially through the 80's. I was invited to Zoo Boise this last weekend and WOW ... what a transformation it has undergone....More

Thank ndvillanueva
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Zoo Boise tries very hard to do a good job, but Boise is not easily able to support a zoo and its expenses.

Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a Thursday, which is discount day. So we paid $13 for 4 of us! Awesome deal!!! Most zoos charge that much per person. It's not a huge zoo, we walked through it in 2 hours. We really enjoyed our time! Really liked...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The Boise zoo is small and has very few North American animals. (No wolves, bears, etc.) There are approximately two of most common zoo animals and a small, petting zoo of farm animals. Would recommend for families with small children as the zoo is highly...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This small zoo offers a cute petting area for young children, as well as many animal statues which encourage photos and climbing opportunities for children. The long slide fitted into a giraffe statue is quite ingenious. It is in need of a huge upgrade, and...More

Thank Rowerbabe
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Visiting from the Zoo community I visit Zoos with an understanding yet a critical eye. Zoo Boise is small and a little outdated with certain exhibits but what zoo doesn't have outdated exhibits. We visited late in the day on the day the Zoo was...More

Thank Yeleny S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We have visited here five times now and it still provides hours of enjoyment. It is not on the scale of San Diego Zoo (4 visits) but does have a good range of animals and is well set out. They are heavilly involved in conservation...More

Thank Stvjyn
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Spent a couple hours at the zoo over Labor Day weekend. It wasn't too crowded when we went. It was very hot out so a lot of animals were either sleeping or we didn't see them at all. The zoo is laid out well and...More

Thank Luv-that-farm
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