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Sibley Park Zoo

#2 of 23 things to do in Mankato Features Animals
800 Sibley Park Road NE, Mankato, MN
+1 507-387-8600
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farm or zoo

It's basically just a bunch of farm animals. Years ago, it was a real zoo, with wild animals. May... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome for toddlers!

We brought our daughter here last year when she was 18 months old, and she absolutely loved it... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Jenna V
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800 Sibley Park Road NE, Mankato, MN
+1 507-387-8600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's basically just a bunch of farm animals. Years ago, it was a real zoo, with wild animals. May as well go to a bar, as Mankato is ranked the 10th drunkest city in the United States.

Thank spacebound
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We brought our daughter here last year when she was 18 months old, and she absolutely loved it: feeding the fish on the bridge over the pond was a special highlight. We returned this year and consider this a "must-stop" when with kids in the...More

Thank Jenna V
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Such a fun park and small zoo in one! It is hands down our 3 year old's favorite park in the area. Bring a few quarters to feed the animals and a picnic for your littles and make a fun day of it!

Thank JamaicaBabe82
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I take my granddaughter there a lot. the animals are great and so is the playground. She loves to feed the animals, and climb on the playground equipment.

Thank BettyJo T
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Sibley Park is wonderful! We enjoyed a walk in the garden and the petting zoo. Though we weren't traveling with small children, we enjoyed how much the children were delighting in the animals. This was a joy on a beautiful day! Traveling with children? A...More

Thank Dana O
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Visited in June, 2017. Excellent experience. The park is extensive, with creative barn themed play equipment, along with animal statues the kids can climb on. But I was surprised by the amount of live animals that there adjacent to the playground equipment. Everything from alpacas...More

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Animals are very active. Good place for a picnic or having a fun time with the family.

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

went there around mother's day with the family. the animals look sad and never want the food provided for sale. the turkeys bit a few kids. otherwise, the family had fun and it was very clean

Thank BLW154212
Reviewed 15 April 2017

New childrens play ground. Adult exercise area close by. Several pic-nic areas. Beautiful gardens. Good for walking. Ball field. Winter Holiday lights, skating, concessions, bring food for food shelf.

1  Thank Lemke F
Reviewed 4 April 2017

While we were a bit disappointed that this isn't really a "zoo" but more of a small petting zoo, we still enjoyed our visit. The grounds and play areas are really nice, and I imagine they'll be even nicer in the summertime. We do plan...More

Thank gypsymamma
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26 December 2016|
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Response from Josephine M | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a very tall hill north of the ball fields. It is for older children. My nephew took his kids to spring lake park in North Mankato when they were younger. with all the rain, the hills will be very icy right... More
10 December 2016|
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Response from charlessS4888GP | Reviewed this property |
Sibley Park is a park with a farm animal zoo. The animals can be fed and petted if they come up to the fences. There is picnicking, barbecuing, shelters and playground along with the zoo.
Lidia Z
18 November 2016|
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