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Binder Park Zoo

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7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
+1 269-979-1351
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Several of the animals are in small enclosures.. I saw big cats pacing back and forth. The black... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane B
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Winder, Georgia
Not really kid friendly but the giraffes were cool.

We went this past weekend (4/22/18) and it was less than exciting. I have a 4 yr old and a 1 yr... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amanda H
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Saint Joseph, Michigan, United States
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild africa” (56 reviews)
“train ride” (25 reviews)
“african safari” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
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+1 269-979-1351
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"snow leopard"
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"prairie dogs"
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"feed giraffes"
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"natural setting"
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"africa section"
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"lion exhibit"
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"face painting"
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"swamp walk"
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"children's area"
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"kids love"
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"great variety of animals"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Several of the animals are in small enclosures.. I saw big cats pacing back and forth. The black bears have a larger space but were still pacing. The Petting Zoo did not have many animals for the small children. There was a savanna area for...More

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went this past weekend (4/22/18) and it was less than exciting. I have a 4 yr old and a 1 yr old. I know this is the beginning of the season, however they just were not prepared. We paid to ride the carousel and...More

Thank Amanda H
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is one of the best kept secrets in the Mid West. I have been to the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago and this is far better. It is in a natural setting and you are close to the animals. You can even feed the giraffes....More

1  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite zoos. We make a point to go to them all and the Africa safari makes this one stand out.

Thank 812mattc
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Many things to see. Well kept up. I love the new African exhitbs. The train ride is lovely. Easy access to all of the exhibits.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We often travel to Michigan to visit family, and this summer we decided to spend a weekend in Battle Creek to break up the drive from the Detroit area to Wisconsin. We loved this zoo - it's arranged very pleasantly - lots of trees and...More

1  Thank Lisamarie1138
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

When my grown son and his family came to visit, they specifically said they wanted to see Binder Park Zoo. I was thrilled because I've always enjoyed being there. The entrance is easy to find and there's signage directing you to parking, the picnic area...More

1  Thank Paulaghost
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Animals up close, monkeys making faces on the other side of the glass. What a fun day. Giraffe feeding right out of the kids hands. We loved everything

Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We love being Zoo pass members! We can visit anytime, spend a couple of hours or all day! Plenty of room for the kids to burn Off energy. Animals are in habitats, not in pens so they are spread out. There is plenty of walking...More

Thank Abbie B
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great local zoo. They have a nice selection of animals and things for young kids to do. They have a train which takes you on a nature path through the woods. They have a small petting zoo, you can feed and brush...More

Thank niki h
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CrimsonStreak
18 May 2018|
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Response from Paulaghost | Reviewed this property |
Admission rates are (per person) Adults $14.25; Seniors $13.25; Children 2-10 years $12.25; Under age 2 Free. Active Military $1.00 off
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howaal14
11 May 2018|
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Response from Abbie B | Reviewed this property |
The train to "Africa" is included in the cost of your ticket. I believe that someone else answered accurately the cost to feed the giraffes. It is very worth it. The other train they have is not running right now due to... More
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Cassi V
29 July 2017|
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Response from BJ L |
We arrive around 11:00 am and left when the park close at 5. We saw most but not all of the park- including the wetlands and African exhibit. I thought it was a rather early closing time for peak summer and a Thursday but... More
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