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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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100 degrees but worth it!

Amazing Zoo. Kids loved feeding the Giraffes and goats. It was hot but we still had fun! Recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malm1313
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Traverse City,
via mobile
Great zoo

The zoo is very nice because I could down hours here being entertained be all the beautiful animals... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kevinlockman1
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Dayton, Ohio
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild africa” (57 reviews)
“train ride” (25 reviews)
“african safari” (19 reviews)
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LOCATION
7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014-9500
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+1 269-979-1351
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"african safari"
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"snow leopard"
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"prairie dogs"
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"feed giraffes"
in 14 reviews
"natural setting"
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"africa section"
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"lion exhibit"
in 10 reviews
"face painting"
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"swamp walk"
in 7 reviews
"children's area"
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"kids love"
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"lettuce leaf"
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"great variety of animals"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing Zoo. Kids loved feeding the Giraffes and goats. It was hot but we still had fun! Recommend taking the safari trolly to Africa. It's a tough walk with wagons.

Thank Malm1313
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo is very nice because I could down hours here being entertained be all the beautiful animals and they also had a dip and dots!

1  Thank kevinlockman1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited many times. With and without grandchildren. Good exercise and the habitats are very appealing. The railroad is always a fun journey. Wild Africa is not to be missed. Would suggest avoiding on really hot days because it can be very stifling.

1  Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

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

2  Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

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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Katie C
5 June 2018|
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Parking is free!
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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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