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David Traylor Zoo of Emporia

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Mom n son

This is a fantastic zoo. Nice place to see a variety of animals. Would go back every time I visit... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Deptford, New Jersey
via mobile
Awesome for a small zoo

I love visiting this zoo. The flowers are beautiful in the summer. For small town zoo it has a... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Olathe, Kansas
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75 Sodens Rd, Emporia, KS 66801-8702
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Ok I have to say I landscaping in this zoo is the best I have seen in a long time! It is a smaller zoo but I enjoy it very much. We saw some animals that we have never seen before. If you get a...More

2  Thank TerisaS_13
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic zoo. Nice place to see a variety of animals. Would go back every time I visit Emporia and surrounding areas.

Thank waynemy2017
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I love visiting this zoo. The flowers are beautiful in the summer. For small town zoo it has a unique blend of animals. The flower arrangements are beautiful!

Thank JoeyOzark
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's small, but nice We took my father-in-law And a couple tots from our extended family It's zoo Americanna style Animals in the zoo include ducks, prairie dogs, vultures, bison, deer, red foxes, and cougars.

1  Thank MiltonSiegele
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This FREE zoo is amazingly clean and pleasant every time I visit. The horticultural displays are every bit as interesting as the various animal exhibits. It's obvious the staff really cares about their work....

1  Thank epd507
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a wonderful little Zoo! The landscaping is very well done, it is probably maintained by volunteers, so thank you to them. The animals seem to all have nice facilities and are cared for. I was quite chilly the day we visited, but there...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a nice zoo to walk around and see a few animals. I couldn't help but notice how very clean all the animals environments where. These animals were well cared for. The zoo is free to visit and free parking too!

Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This free zoo does not have the most exotic animals around, but it is quite well stocked for a free zoo. There were swans, both white and black, a mountain lion, a cute prairie dog town, and bald eagles, among others. Be sure to check...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 23 August 2017

May be a smaller zoo, but it's beautiful. Lots of animals in a gorgeous setting. While this zoo is free, you can be a friend of the zoo for specials at other zoos. I definitely recommend the David Traylor Zoo beautiful!

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We chanced upon this zoo by a suggestion at the William Allen White House. It is easy to find, free, and has a great collection of animals in a nicely landscaped setting. The enclosures were all very clean and the animals appeared well cared for....More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Visiting the David Traylor Zoo is an intimate experience. It is small, which allows one to get really close to the animals. It is a great place for very young children because of the size and the layout. The vegetation, especially the flowers, and just...More

Thank kjr66801
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