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Storybook Hill Park and Zoo

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Fun day in the country

Great place for small children. Play area, animals to enjoy, and picnic areas as well as a small... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
Mike D
Cute Picnic

This is a small petting like type of zoo with just a few animals but its free with a donation area... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
Dubuque, Iowa
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
23 Jul 2018
“5 Types of Animals if you are lucky”
11 Nov 2017
“For the little ones”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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12201 N Cascade Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003-9617
+1 563-588-2551
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Quite a drive for cows, rabbits, chickens, peacocks, and a poor hot llama. Employee/volunteer practically dove into the shack when we pulled up. If you have little children, they will love the park equipment, but if you want to pet animals, you are out of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Al H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We took our grandchildren here they had a good time, but it seem to need more people to take an interest in it, looks to have a lot of potential, More of a local thing. Last there 2013

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank kluesner2017
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Our grandson loves this place -- took him there numerous times at age 3, and at age 4. Playground equipment is poor. But there are baby animals to see (grandson loved the PEACOCK), AND the highlight is a train around the grounds that little ones...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank carol k
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Great place for small children. Play area, animals to enjoy, and picnic areas as well as a small wagon ride pulled by a garden tractor. Great outing for kids as they can run and play in a safe environment.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This is a small petting like type of zoo with just a few animals but its free with a donation area if you feel like leaving a donation but there is no pressure to do so.. They have some good play equipment and their pavilion...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank StephWeirup
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We brought our lunch to this nice little place. No admission to enter. They had three or picnic tables to sit at, and a large covered pavilion, but that was rented while were there, so we couldn't sit under it. Luckily it didn't rain until...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank laugheytaffey
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Storybook Hill Children’s Zoo was established in 1976, in partnership with the Optimists Clubs of Dubuque, as an effort to increase the knowledge and understanding of common animals among the people of Dubuque. The zoo is a replica of an American farm from the 1940s,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
8  Thank Randy L
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